Leap Front-End / UI Engineer (NYC) in New York City, New York
About LeapLeap owns and operates modern retail stores for emerging brands. Traditional retail is transforming into something new ? an important part of an omnichannel customer experience. By leveraging brands? existing ecommerce value chains and handling all aspects of store management including real estate, sales and technology our Platform effectively automates brick and mortar retail store execution for brands. Our growing network includes stores in New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Miami. We?re actively adding brands and stores to our footprint and looking for awesome people to join our team to help shape the future of retail.
Mission for the positionAs a front-end developer, you'll be part of the original Leap team, and you'll build the foundation of a scalable technology platform. You'll show us how you design, test, and iterate over simple code that?s easy to reason through. You know that the soul of great software is making it simple and easy to refactor.
Key responsibilitiesYou'll work closely with product and your fellow engineers to architect, design, and develop Web-based tools. Your design and code will showcase store performance and insights to our brands. It'll also give our internal teams the tools they need to improve store operations and sales. As a Leap Front-End / UI Engineer, your team will own this core Leap product.
What you'll do:
Design real-world solutions to practical challenges, by designing and coding great interfaces
Drive and participate in clear, consistent code review practices, using your experience to help grow a great engineering team
Have fun and work with a scrappy, optimistic, energetic startup team
Use state-of-the-art technology and programming tools
Collaborate on the roll-out of internal workflows and procedures, prioritizing automation
Be encouraging, supportive, kind, fun, sensitive, honest, a great teacher, and above all, a great student
Technical experience using modern front-end frameworks like React
Experience with REST, API-driven development, and web app frameworks like Flask
A deep commitment to testing and automation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Curiosity, energy, and a sense of humor
In your first month, you'll:
Go to our stores, ask questions, try on products, buy products, return products, and experience being a customer first-hand
Help define the best tools for the job
Write code to automate simple, but incredibly important problems
Communicate constantly with an encouraging, supportive team