Technical Team

Lead Front-End / UX Developer

The Position

We’re searching for a curious, team driven individual who is passionate about leveraging cutting edge web technology to deliver experiences that surpass user expectations.

As our Lead Front-end / UX Developer, your responsibilities will include all phases of interface development. From architecture and design, to implementation and user engagement. You will work closely with the technical co-founder, principal SWE and design team.

We are looking for someone that has an eye for design, cares about the finer details and values communication. If you want to take on an active role in helping shape the future of AI in the workplace and you fit 80% (or more) of the criteria below, we want to hear from you!

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • >Lead the technical design, development and maintenance of our front-end, ensuring cross-browser and device compatibility.
  • >Collaborate closely with design and engineering team members to design, build and maintain a best in class user experience.
  • >Write and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code, while adhering to best industry practices and standards.
  • >Identify, debug, and resolve front-end issues.
  • >Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback in an effort to continuously improve our codebase and cross functional team skills.
  • >Stay current with the latest front-end technologies and industry trends and incorporate them into your work as needed.
  • >Contribute to driving improvements to our development processes, tools, and guidelines.

Ideal Experience

  • >5+ years experience building and deploying software applications.
  • >Worked on an application with 100,000+ active users.
  • >Worked in a startup environment. We’d like to see that you’ve helped build something from scratch, not just maintained part of an existing system.
  • >You’re analytical, run A/B tests and have used data to improve the interfaces you’ve built.
  • >Competent translating designs from modern UI/UX tools (Figma, etc.) into code.

Technical Requirements

  • >Strong proficiency building with Typescript.
  • >Deep understanding of base front-end technologies (HTML5/CSS3/JS).
  • >Advocate for testing of production code (Jest, etc.).
  • >Significant experience with frontend frameworks and client side state management using React.js / Redux / NextJS / etc.
  • >Well versed in responsive design principles and UX best practices.
  • >Demonstrated experience using CI/CD pipelines and Git in a team setting.

Bonus Points

  • >You’ve built rich text interfaces, ideally with SlateJS or Lexical.
  • >You’ve built an open source project, invention, start-up or product that's been used by others before.
  • >You can demonstrate you have a passion for prompt engineering and generative AI.
  • >An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design or another cross functional qualification.

Compensation & Benefits

  • >Competitive salary: NZ$130K-180K depending on experience. Non NZ applicant salary range will be adjusted based on country/location.
  • >Stock: Yes! Every team member gets to ownership in the form of options.
  • >4 Weeks of annual leave.
  • >Annual learning and development budget.
  • >We’ll provide the equipment you’ll need to work remotely or in a shared office space.
  • >A collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth and learning, including an afternoon every week to work on non sprint projects and 'blue sky' features.
  • >Your work well help shape how AI is adopted for the future of work and within society.

Core Principles

  • Always, Lead YourselfEmbody self-leadership and consciousness, it ignites initiative in others and growth across the organisation.
  • Seek Collective AdvantageIdentify and maximize leverage - find the angle, mitigate waste and utilize resources to amplify speed and impact.
  • Catalyze CompassionEntwine empathy and curiosity, for excellence stems from the capacity to relate, understand, and evolve together.

Hiring Process

Does this role seem like the right fit for you? If so, fill out an application using the button below.

If you qualify for the role, we’ll invite you to begin our formal hiring process, which has three stages:

  • Culture FitWe meet and get to know each other. What are both sides like? Why do we both do the work that we do?
  • Technical TestHere, we discuss pertinent technical issues while assessing your technical skill-set for the role.
  • Meet LeadershipHere you’ll meet both co-founders and get to ask any questions about the company and the wider vision.

We aim to notify you within 3-5 working days, all applicants will get a response.