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Instant access to high-quality & affordable freelance talent. (We're hiring!)

Product Engineer

$100k – $130k • 0.25% – 1.0%
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Our mission:
Empower the modern day business owner to succeed with instant access to high-quality & affordable freelance talent. Build a global network of experts and enable freelance as the Future of Work.

Why this role exists:
You'll join the tech team and be in charge of crafting a delightful user experience for customers & experts on the frontend of our product.

What’s in it for me?
Get in early at a well-funded startup, hone your skills as a frontend developer, and work with friendly people that get things done.

Required Experience
* 4+ years in an engineering or product/design role at fast-paced, data-driven tech companies & startups with strong mentors to learn from.
* Experience having built or led frontend development on a well-designed React web-app.
* Extra points if you’ve tried freelancing before and understand that perspective first-hand.

Objective Outcomes:
* Translate product designs into delightful user experiences on the frontend.
* Architect frontend code to be scalable and understandable.
* Collaborate with tech team to move fast.
* Talk to customers and dig into the data to build the optimal solution for their problems.
* Build quick prototypes to validate ideas and test experiments.

Core Competencies:
* Technical chops with a frontend focus and fullstack/software engineering background.
* Strong design & product sense to lift Lorem brand and product experience.
* Excellent collaboration skills to work together with the rest of the tech team as well as our growth and marketplace teams.
* Independent and confident enough to create things from scratch without approval or assistance.

Hard Skills:
* Strong frontend web-app & design skills: React, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
* Fullstack experience: Node, GraphQL, Mongo, AWS.
* Excellent written communication & collaboration.
* Bonus: working knowledge of design tools like Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop.

Personal + Professional Attributes:
* Motivated & driven
* Passionate & high-energy
* Intellectual honesty
* Curious
* Not afraid to fail
* Comfortable without big team/resource support
* Can’t be easily “blocked”
* Values good design

Location: New York City
Comp range: $110-$130K plus equity
Benefits: Healthcare with dental/vision options, pre-tax subway pass, gym membership discounts, company outings, etc.

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Sam Wilcoxon

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Co-Founder @Ask Lorem • former Engineer @x.ai • former Engineer @People.Co • ex-Founder at Slice • Brown University CS

Charlie Fogarty

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Co-founder @Ask Lorem | former business analyst @Paddle8 | Bowdoin College

Joy Martinez

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Over 10 years experience in digital marketing and advertising, with an emphasis in mobile marketing; Worked in NYC and Singapore.

Will Fleming

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Worked on backend / data at a number of VC funded startups.

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