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Software engineer, frontend



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · San Francisco Bay Area, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · Oregon, USA
Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

✍🏽 About Writer

AI your people will love. That's our vision, and it contains multitudes :-)


your people

will love.

We're filling a big need for generative AI built ground-up for the needs of enterprises and embraced by their teams. As generative AI became a board-level initiative almost overnight for most enterprises, our market matured dramatically and we benefit from that tailwind. Our product is highly differentiated, our roadmap is transformative, and our customers are happy and vocal.

📐 About this role

At Writer, you'll be working closely with the founders and the engineering team to build, manage, and scale a user experience that tens of thousands of people rely on every day.

As a frontend engineer, you’ll build key feature sets for the Writer product, manage our in-house design system, and optimize our frontend code for performance and responsiveness. We’re looking for someone with great UX and UI sensibilities who can make thoughtful, beautiful decisions on things usually decided by PMs and designers.

You’ll need solid knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript, HTML, and CSS. We’re also looking for strength in with MobX, React and ​​Redux.

You’ll be our resident expert on frontend best practices and be a player/coach with the rest of the frontend team.

🦸🏻‍♀️ Your responsibilities

  • Build modular, reusable components and features for Writer’s web app

  • Extend our product design system and empower other engineers to build well-designed features efficiently

  • Integrate in-house and third party systems via APIs

  • Make sure every part of the web app is staggeringly fast

  • Work closely with our product team to design and develop new features

  • Contribute to an early, special team and help us build on our strong engineering culture

⭐️ Is this you?

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • 7+ years professional Software engineering experience working on modern web ecosystems

  • 5+ years professional experience with MobX, React, Typescript, Javascript, HTML, RESTful API, CSS, and other front-end technologies

  • Proactive communication skills, both sync and async

  • Sets the highest possible UX and UI bar for what you ship: it’s consumer-grade or bust

  • A love for writing

➕ Preferred Skills

  • Expereince as a techncial lead

  • ATOMIC approach, Storybooks

  • NX, Github actions, PNPM,

  • Conducting Jest/Vite tests and leveraging ESBuild

  • Experience with Vue.js

Curious to learn more about who we are and how we operate? Visit us here

🍩 Benefits

Benefits & perks

  • Generous PTO, plus company holidays

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family

  • Paid parental leave for all parents (12 weeks)

  • Fertility and family planning support

  • Early-detection cancer testing through Galleri

  • Flexible spending account and dependent FSA options

  • Health savings account for eligible plans with company contribution

  • Annual work-life stipends for:

    • Home office setup, cell phone, internet

    • Wellness stipend for gym, massage/chiropractor, personal training, etc.

    • Learning and development stipend

  • Company-wide off-sites and team off-sites

  • Competitive compensation, company stock options and 401k

Writer is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity. We don't make hiring or employment decisions based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Under the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.