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Front End Tech Lead

New York,†New York †-†Permanent

Job Description

Our client, a leader in video discovery destination & technology located in New York city, is seeking a Lead Front End Engineer who knows how to build out a strong design engineering team and be the driving force behind the UI/UX delivery of their new product.

As Lead UI/UX Front Engineer for the team, you will be responsible for building out the front end component of the new platform, delivering the best user experience. You will also use your expertise to influence the technology selection for your team and work closely with the SVP and CEO of our New Product.

This is a unique opportunity to combine a fun start-up environment with the massive scale of one of the largest players in the online video industry.

Job Description

- Lead and Mentor other developers in the UI team (5-6 engineers)
- Design and develop UI for new ad platform Using React.js and Redux
- Optimize UI performance and responsiveness
- Ship new features and bug fixes every week
- Collaborate closely with product managers and designers to produce extraordinary user experiences
- Actively communicate with Product Managers, Project Manager and other teams throughout the course of projects.
- Maintain flexibility and adaptability in the changing needs of the business.
- Contribute to scoping and estimating discussions, working with Product Manager and project manager as needed.
- Develop new product, features and functionalities dedicated to users
- Participate in definition and roadmap design of new features & functionalities for users.
- Learn and grow with the company and with evolving trends in technology
- Engage strong problem-solving skills to quickly convert concepts and ideas into solutions that effectively support the business

Must Have Skills:

- At least 4-6 years of experience in a related position/field.
- Commercial experience with React.js, Redux and ES6
- Strong core javascript, html 5, CSS or LESS.
- Experience with Express, Webpack, Jenkins, Karma and Enzyme (major plus)
- Experience with Large Code Base
- Managing remote team
- Proven previous experience working closely with Product/UX and Design
- Proven experience with release management process
- Solid understanding of data structures and algorithms
- Excitement regarding great UI and API design
- Attitude of creating high quality code, learning from peers and always innovating
- Side Project is a plus
- User experience oriented.
- Strong communication skills and ability to communicate technical details in a non-technical fashion and vice versa.
- Experience with Agile or Scrum methodology.
- Team spirited, proactive attitude and ability to function in a global and fast evolving environment.
- Good level of fluency in English (spoken, written)
- Ad tech experience is a major plus
- Masterís Degree in Engineering or Bachelorís Degree + equivalent work experience

Starting: ASAP
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