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Front End Software Engineer

$75k – $90k • 0.1% – 0.5%
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About Candidly:
Candidly is a marketplace for event photography headquartered in Downtown Austin, TX. We capture the moments so our customers can put their phones down and be present at meaningful life events (birthdays, baby showers, gender reveal, halloween parties etc) with friends and family.

We are the first service to leverage AI and computational photography to perform all post-processing, which allows us to keep the cost of photography low for our customers, while allowing photographers to spend more time doing what they love - taking great shots.

Our investors include Connetic Ventures, Techstars, Valor Ventures, as well as angel investors that include an early Facebook employee.

The Opportunity:
Reporting to the Head of Product, the Front End Software Engineer will be working on UI/UX design and front-end development of core product initiatives and our marketing website. The engineer will play an integral role in our early stage startup journey and will have the opportunity to grow with us into a managerial or technical leadership role. To succeed in this role initially, the engineer will need to focus on developing iteratively and be open to continuous testing and learning to build and improve consumer products and services over time.

Role & Responsibilities:
*Drive the decision making process for product initiatives in collaboration with the product team
*Lead design and implementation of customer-facing and internal front-end components
*Discuss trade-offs and openly communicate concerns with product and internal stakeholders
*Support / tweaks to pre-existing systems and services

We are a small, seed stage startup that is best suited for a results-oriented self-starter. You must be capable of working independently while openly communicating questions and concerns as they come up.

An ideal candidate:
*Well-versed in React with familiarity and/or experience with Ember
*Learns fast and is comfortable with technology (our stack: Postgres SQL, Ruby on Rails, Ember, React)
*Feels fulfilled knowing tasks completed have a HUGE impact on the success of the business
*Is a Jane or Jack of all trades, and does what it takes to make sure their work is completed
*Exhibits a willingness to provide and accept constructive feedback to grow as a team

Bonus points:
*Passion or interest in photography
*Past experience in the hospitality industry