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Superpowered inboxes for texting and calling

Web / Front End Engineer (React)

$90k – $130k • 0.5% – 1.5%
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About String

String is the world’s first professional inbox for texting and calling. We add superpowers to your phone number and help our customers get through their messages 10x faster and stay on top of their inbox with cutting-edge features.

Our world-class team has built leading cloud, virtual phone, and messaging apps and is ready to set a new standard for how the world communicates. String is backed by global VCs with over $1B in AUM and investors from Facebook, Github, MobileIron, and Compass.

Come shape the future of telephony, messaging, and communication!

Responsibilities

  • Develop web / frontend features and systems scaling to millions of users with production quality deployment, monitoring, and reliability
  • Work closely with various business partners (backend, mobile, UI/UX, operations, product)
  • Pixel perfect web development and interface design
  • Write functional and integration tests
  • Solve problems quickly and demonstrate ability to resolve ambiguous requirements

Requirements

  • Expertise in Web Frontend Development of responsive, beautiful UI (incl animations)
  • Desire for pixel-perfect design

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 years experience in Web Frontend Development
  • 2 years of experience in React.js with State Management like Redux of MobX
  • Capable of building complex Web frontends with RESTful API’s
  • Experience with IndexedDB, VoIP and WebRTC
  • Comfortable with testing frameworks and unit tests
  • Familiar with Node.js or other backends
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with a proactive spirit - can get things done surprisingly quickly
  • Live in the West Coast (US), in particular Los Angeles or the SF Bay Area

What you’ll get at String

At String, you’ll have the opportunity to make an outsized impact at one of the most popular, fastest growing startups in communications and messaging tech. We’re also a Benefit Corp - which means we don’t just say we are mission-minded, but we are held to a higher standard.

You’ll work alongside a world class team of product builders and developers, and get to work in Los Angeles or San Francisco. We are building a brand that the world will recognize and love - and it’s a great place to build your career because we strive to build a diverse staff and team. We sincerely encourage women and minorities to apply.

Get in on the ground floor with top of market equity to be included in your compensation package, along with full medical and dental insurance. Other fun perks include destination hackathons with the team!

Thank you for your interest in String. We’d love to hear from you. Apply here or feel free to contact us directly: careers@joinstring.com

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Zay Turner

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Former Co-founder and CTO @Monkey (acquired Dec 2017)

Chris Mendes

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Full stack developer. Always excited to work on new projects and I've several API's and iOS/Android apps.
Co-founder & CEO @String

Meral Arik

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Co-Founder at @String

Will Fletcher

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UX designer with an extensive research background.

Eric Santos

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Software Developer

String at a glance

Superpowered inboxes for texting and calling

String focuses on Mobile, SaaS, Telephony, Messaging, and Web Development. Their company has offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.joinstring.com

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