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Engineering Manager, Front End

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Minted

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San Francisco, CA, US

Description

Minted is looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager for our Front-End team. You will manage an agile team rapidly designing, developing, collaborating, and deploying frontend projects. The Front-End team serves as the thought leader for front-end technologies and solutions at Minted. Recent Front-End team projects include developing of a new React and emotion based component library, constantly improving side-wide features including things like the header and footer, and creating rich micro-applications like the recently launched Minted Monogram Maker.
 
At Minted engineering we marry design with technology to deliver unique products that are beautiful and co-created by our artist community and our customers. Our engineers take on multiple roles and challenges not defined by titles, and we have a strong culture of mentorship and promoting from within, as well as project roadmaps that enable us to cross-train and learn from one another. We are a metrics-driven organization and we work hard to make sure every project we do is measurably impactful. We strive to maintain the balance between building out new features and scaling our platform while staying agile in a fast-moving environment.

You will:

    • Own the execution and delivery of Front-End team engineering projects
    • Co-own project roadmap and project planning with product managers and UX
    • Evolve and refine our sprint and project process
    • Ensure both engineering and product management is happy
    • Create an engineering culture of ownership, accountability, testing, and measurement
    • Mentor team members to help them grow both technically and in their careers
    • Recruit and retain a high-caliber engineering team

You are:

    • Obsessive about creating beautiful responsive web experiences
    • Up to speed with the latest web technologies and industry best practices
    • Able to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
    • Collaborative and candid with non-engineering stakeholders including PM and UX

You have:

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • 5+ years professional experience as a software developer
    • 1+ years experience as a hands-on engineering manager
    • Strong programming skills in JavaScript on both the frontend and backend
    • An understanding of how to create high performance and highly accessibility UXs
    • Experience with a modern UI/application framework (React, Ember, Angular)

Bonus points:

    • Experience creating high-traffic web experiences
    • Experience developing e-commerce applications
    • Experience with A/B testing, monitoring, and alerting
About Minted
 
Minted is a lifestyle brand and design marketplace connecting you with the world’s best artists to create something one of a kind.  Minted crowdsources graphic design and artwork from a global community of independent artists and sells these as products addressing the $10 billion stationery market, $48 billion art market, and $100 billion home decor market.  
 
Minted’s mission is to enable the design independence of both consumers and artists around the world, and the company is a platform for the strongest emerging artists in the world to be seen and discovered. We aim to build a lasting brand representing the most commercially successful design community in the world.  Minted was founded by successful serial entrepreneur Mariam Naficy.
 
Minted is located in a beautiful office in downtown San Francisco and is backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, and angel investors including Marissa Mayer formerly of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp. Minted is comprised of an experienced and entrepreneurial team. We come from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, eBay, Yahoo, and Goldman Sachs and numerous disruptive startups. We are a passionate, creative, ambitious team.  We provide a great opportunity to work with a stellar team and on a world-changing mission, all supported by a proven business model.
 
Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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