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Squarespace // creative tools for designing websites
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Friday, August 21, 2020
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The Commerce Checkout team is helping ten of thousands of merchants on the Squarespace e-commerce platform be successful with fast & powerful checkout experiences. If you are a frontend engineer who cares about user experience & enjoys owning product & engineering initiatives from concept to production, we want to hear from you! This role will report to the Commerce Checkout Team Lead in our New York City headquarters.


  • Take ownership of the checkout web app & drive the team future technical & architectural evolution
  • Design & build new checkout features for merchants & shoppers
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers & designers to deliver strong customer-focused experiences
  • Keep our product up to date with the latest frontend technologies such as React & ES2015+ / typescript
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, & writing clean, pragmatic code)
  • Actively contribute to team & company standards


  • Proficient in JavaScript
  • Have solid knowledge of the DOM, HTML & CSS3
  • Have experience with high performance Single Page Application development
  • Have a demonstrated experience with shipping reliable & scalable code
  • Keep up to date with the newest technologies
  • Develop features & create fulfilling user experiences
  • A strong understanding of, & practical experience with, web application development
  • A sincere commitment to crafting readable & reliable code
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript packaging & delivery systems like webpack & NPM
  • Proficiency in Typescript is a plus
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience


Squarespace empowers people with creative ideas to 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 800 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin & Portland. For more information, visit

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, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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