Impact Workers

16/10/2023

CLOSED – Senior Frontend Engineer

About the role

We value inclusivity and diversity at Envato. Research shows candidates from neurodiverse and underrepresented backgrounds often only apply for roles if they meet all the criteria. We like to make our hiring decisions based on experience and passion, so if you’re keen to apply and need reasonable adjustments please let us know. We also encourage you to let us know the pronouns you use at any point during the recruitment process. 

 

About Placeit

As Envato continues to grow, so does our ability to find new and expanded opportunities to offer value, support, and inspiration to digital creatives worldwide. With Placeit, Envato provides the tools, tips, and tricks many creatives, marketers and small business owners need to bring their ideas to life. Placeit counts companies such as Google, Facebook, and Oracle as their paying customers, and has over 180,000 subscribers worldwide.
We are a global and rapidly scaling business.  Blending purpose and profit, we’re a passionate B Corp, committed to making a positive impact on the communities we engage in. You can read more about our purpose and values here.
We’ve embraced flexibility for a long time – where we can, let’s make work, work for you! We have an amazing office in the Colonia Americana neighborhood in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; but our roles can be based ANYWHERE in Mexico (that has a great internet connection).

 

Purpose

As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Placeit, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the user experience of our digital products. You’ll work closely with cross-functional teams to develop, optimize, and maintain front-end applications using cutting-edge technologies. Your expertise in JavaScript, Next.js, frontend build systems, and single-page applications (SPAs) will be essential in driving the quality and performance of our web applications.

 

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with design and backend teams to implement responsive, user-friendly web interfaces.
  • Develop and optimize frontend applications using JavaScript and Next.js to ensure smooth user experiences.
  • Act as a senior leader within our Frontend Engineering chapter
  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to maintain code quality and consistency.
  • Work with modern frontend build systems and tools to streamline the development process.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and implement responsive designs that work across various devices.
  • Collaborate with inner-team and cross-functional teams to drive effective development processes.
  • Participate in the selection and implementation of which new technologies will be adopted at Placeit
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging frontend technologies and best practices, sharing knowledge within the team.

 

Required Technical Skills/Experience

  • Excellent English in both written and verbal communication
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in frontend development, with a focus on JavaScript and Next.js
  • Proven track record of developing responsive, highly performant web applications.
  • Strong understanding of frontend build systems, tools, and SPAs.
  • Proficiency in HTML5, CSS3, and CSS preprocessors (e.g., Sass, Less).
  • Experience with code versioning tools such as Git.
  • Knowledge of web accessibility standards and best practices.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot complex frontend issues.
  • Inner-team and cross-team collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

 

Nice to Haves

  • Familiarity with backend technologies and RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with other frontend frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).
  • Previous contributions to open-source projects or personal coding projects.
  • Experience leading small software engineering teams
  • Mobile cross-platform frameworks (i.e. Flutter)

 

Required Professional Competencies/Experience

  • Business Awareness
  • Empowers others
  • Personal Motivation
  • Analysis/Problem Solving
  • Quality Orientation
  • Effective Listening
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Learning/Life long learner

 

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary based on qualifications
  • 30 days – Christmas Bonus
  • 12 vacation days (from the first year)
  • 100% holidays bonus
  • Private Health Insurance (SGMM)
  • 5% Grocery Coupons (With legal cap)
  • 5% Savings Funds (Fondo de Ahorro)
  • Internet/electricity allowance (monthly paid)
  • Profit-share, Mexican entity
  • A performance-based bonus program worth up to 10% annually
  • Round trip tickets around Mexico to a place you haven’t been twice a year
  • Unlimited ebooks
  • Paid for educational courses that relate to your work
  • Top line equipment

 

What next?

Submit your resume and answers to the below questions. Good luck!

 

About Us

  • We’re B-Corp certified & believe in succeeding sustainably as one global team.
  • We’re committed to ensuring all our team feel welcome, included, and respected.
  • We support the flexibility to work from anywhere in Mexico, great benefits above the law, generous parental leave, wellness programs, social connection and learning opportunities to help you grow.
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Envato

Envato is an online platform that offers a marketplace for trading creative assets, such as themes, templates, graphics, and more. It also provides additional services like a studio for hiring freelancers and courses to help users learn the skills needed to create digital content.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 501-1,000
Year Founded: 2006

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