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Squarespace // creative tools for designing websites
 
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Thursday, August 20, 2020
 
   
 
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Squarespace is looking for experienced JavaScript engineers with strong design sensibilities & a desire to create interfaces that are a pleasure to use.

The Trial Experience team is building elegant experiences to turn new users into successful customers by helping them to discover value as early in their experience as possible & setting them up for success in their future interactions with Squarespace. Their work impacts millions of users daily & dozens of teams, making the team a critical element of many of our products current & future success. You will report to the Product Engineering Team Lead in our New York City headquarters.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design & build new features into the Squarespace interface
  • Take a lead role with other engineers & designers to provide strong customer-focused experiences
  • Keep our product updated with the latest frontend technologies such as React, TypeScript, & ES2016+
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, & writing beautiful, readable code)
  • Contribute to team & company standards
  • Mentor junior team members

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong JavaScript development skills, understanding of new ES6 concepts, & proficiency in React, Angular, or other modern JS frameworks
  • Working knowledge of TypeScript or other typed languages
  • Extensive experience developing large-scale application software
  • Familiarity with Java or interest working full stack
  • Have full knowledge of the DOM, new HTML5 constructs, & CSS3
  • Have experience with Single Page Application development
  • Keep up-to-date with the newest technologies
  • Develop features & create fulfilling user experiences
  • A strong understanding of web application development
  • A sincere commitment to crafting readable & dependable code
  • BS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience

About Squarespace

Squarespace makes beautiful products to help people with creative ideas succeed. By blending elegant design & sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people from individuals & local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the worlds most iconic businesses to share their stories with the world. Squarespaces team of more than 1,000 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin & Portland. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com/about.

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you & your dependent children
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Fertility & adoption benefits
  • Free lunch & snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) & pretax (US)

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives & experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace & celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

 
 
 
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