Senior Web Developer at Minted
Kansas City, MO, US
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 design platform whose mission it is to bring the best in independent design to consumers everywhere. The company's art, stationery, and textiles products have reached over 40 million homes worldwide.
 
Minted uses technology to bring unique, best-selling design to market at scale. Using its crowdsourcing technology, consumers are empowered to vote for the designs they love and want to see sold, ensuring that Minted always sells continuously fresh and trend-forward product. The winning designs are manufactured by Minted, enabling artists from around the world to share and sell their work while letting Minted do the rest. Since launch in 2007, the company has expanded to serve consumers in new categories including wall art, textiles, digital content and home decor, as well as serve major retailers and consumer products brands with data-backed design through licensing and wholesale partnerships.
 
Minted is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and currently employs 350+ full-time employees plus additional temporary workers during the holiday season. The company has raised over $300M from top-tier investors including Benchmark Capital, T. Rowe Price, Permira, Ridge Ventures, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Norwest Venture Partners.  Angel investors include Marissa Mayer, Jeremy Stoppelman, Julia & Kevin Hartz, Yishan Wong, and more.
 
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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