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Senior Web Developer

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Minted

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Kansas City, MO, US

Description

Minted is looking for experienced full stack web developers (Senior Software Engineer, Digital) to join its Digital engineering team in Kansas City. Help Minted build digital products that customers love -- with beautifully designed, delightful, and functional user experiences.
 
At Minted engineering, we marry design with technology to deliver beautiful, unique products that are co-created by our artist community and our customers. Our engineers take on multiple roles and challenges, and we have a strong culture of mentorship and promoting from within. We are a metrics-driven organization and we work hard to make sure every project we do has a measurable impact. We give attention to our craft, and strive to build software and experiences that shine in their quality, influence on the business, and benefit to our customers. We like to ship early and often and to constantly reduce both the noise of software development and the iteration time toward seeing our work in production.

You will:

    • Work alongside other developers in the Kansas City team to craft some of Minted’s newest digital experiences (wedding websites, online invitations, address book, etc.).
    • Build both frontend and backend application code for products that excel in their design sensibility, user experience, and utility.
    • Craft interfaces using modern Javascript single-page application frameworks, libraries, architectures, and tools.
    • Implement the face of Minted as seen by the world and as experienced by customers.
    • Join the Kansas City team in its efforts to make Minted the best place for developers to work in KC.

You are:

    • Self-managed and work well in a partially-remote team.
    • Empathetic toward users and devoted to exceptional user experience.
    • Eager to write well-tested, maintainable, and scalable application code.
    • Driven toward a strong sense of craftsmanship in your work.

You have:

    • 1+ years professional experience with Python (or similar dynamic language).
    • 3+ years professional experience with Javascript.
    • 5+ years professional development experience, preferably Web.
    • Competence building responsive CSS with a cohesive experience across major browsers and platforms.
    • Rich understanding of details and techniques for delivering an experience to the browser with optimization for page load times.
    • Familiarity with concepts of modern frontend javascript frameworks and libraries (React, Vue, Angular, Ember, Backbone, etc).
    • Experience working closely with databases and crafting a strong data model, along with schema migration and form validation.
    • Experience working with authentication and authorization systems as well as varied approaches to maintaining application state with sessions, cookies, or other stateful storage mechanisms.
    • Experience building interoperable services with clean APIs for communication.
    • Strong written and verbal skills and proactive communication.
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.

 

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