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Design marketplace that connects people with the world’s best artists.

Engineering Manager, Front End

$150k – $180k • 0.01% – 0.02%
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The Company
Minted is a design marketplace, sourcing creative content from independent artists around the globe and selling the best designs to the world in the form of art, home decor, and stationery. Founded in 2007 by Mariam Naficy on the principles of transparency and putting design first, we are early pioneers of crowdsourcing having launched our first design challenge in April 2008 and have held monthly art and design challenges ever since. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to learn more. Our corporate headquarters is located near the waterfront in downtown San Francisco, with additional offices in Oakland and Kansas City and we're backed by Benchmark Capital, IDG Ventures SF, Menlo Ventures, Primera (angel investors include Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and Jeremy Stoppelman of Yelp). We're a team of smart, ambitious, creative, and passionate people who come from all walks of life. Might you be one of us?

Minted is looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager for our Front-End team. You will manage an agile team rapidly designing, developing, collaborating, and deploying frontend projects. The Front-End team serves as the thought leader for front-end technologies and solutions at Minted. Recent Front-End team projects include developing of a new React and emotion based component library, constantly improving side-wide features including things like the header and footer, and creating rich micro-applications like the recently launched Minted Monogram Maker.

At Minted engineering we marry design with technology to deliver unique products that are beautiful and co-created by our artist community and our customers. Our engineers take on multiple roles and challenges not defined by titles, and we have a strong culture of mentorship and promoting from within, as well as project roadmaps that enable us to cross-train and learn from one another. We are a metrics-driven organization and we work hard to make sure every project we do is measurably impactful. We strive to maintain the balance between building out new features and scaling our platform while staying agile in a fast-moving environment.

You will:
* Own the execution and delivery of Front-End team engineering projects
* Co-own project roadmap and project planning with product managers and UX
* Evolve and refine our sprint and project process
* Ensure both engineering and product management is happy
* Create an engineering culture of ownership, accountability, testing, and measurement
* Mentor team members to help them grow both technically and in their careers
* Recruit and retain a high-caliber engineering team

You are:
* Obsessive about creating beautiful responsive web experiences
* Up to speed with the latest web technologies and industry best practices
* Able to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner
* Collaborative and candid with non-engineering stakeholders including PM and UX

You have:
* A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
* 5+ years professional experience as a software developer
* 1+ years experience as a hands-on engineering manager
* Strong programming skills in JavaScript on both the frontend and backend
* An understanding of how to create high performance and highly accessibility UXs
* Experience with a modern UI/application framework (React, Ember, Angular)

Bonus points:
* Experience creating high-traffic web experiences
* Experience developing e-commerce applications
* Experience with A/B testing, monitoring, and alerting

Minted is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion and diversity. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities and perspectives and will consider all qualified applicants for employment in accordance with all state, local, and federal laws. Minted participates in the E-verify program.

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