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Connecting people with aesthetics

Senior Frontend Engineer

$150k – $225k • 0.05% – 0.2%
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Polarr is looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer who's familiar with building complex and efficient user interface for web and mobile web apps.

You have:
• Worked on very complex single page web applications that push the limits of RAM usage in web browsers.
• Architected complex web apps from scratch.
• Mentored junior developers and helped them improve their Javascript skills.

You will:
• Work on improving stability and reducing Javascript crashes for the Polarr Photo Editor web rendering framework.
• Benchmark improved performance of UI renders and WebGL shaders in the Polarr Photo Editor.
• Create new UI and UX elements that make it easy for our users to understand and use our apps.
• Work on a variety of different front end things like making changes to the homepage and/or building internal dashboards.

You are:
• Highly design focused and are driven to logical UX supported by good Javascript state management in your web applications.
• Familiar with performance debugging in Javascript and understand the nuances of ES6 vs ES7.
• Constantly exploring new ideas/technologies in the front end universe.
• Cognizant of your weaknesses and test driven.

You can find more about how it is like to work at Polarr with additional resources such as perks and remote policies at our careers page.

Dental, vision, health insurance

We currently covers 99% of Medical and Dental and Vision Insurance premiums for all US based employees. New Employee coverage will become active the 1st of the month after hire.


Polarr has a 401k program administered through Human Interest.

2 day wfh

If you are based out either the SF/Bay Area or Shenzen office, you may work from home up to 2 days a week.

20 days of pto

All employees are eligible for 20 days of paid vacation per year in addition to major national holidays in your country of work.

Free lunch

Polarr provides lunch at all HQ locations Monday - Thursday. Team members who primarily work from home can submit lunch expenses based on the guidelines outlined in our lunch reimbursement policies.

$100 per month for gym

Polarr will reimburse up to $100.00 per month gym membership in your area.

$100 per month for public transportation

Polarr will contribute $100.00 per month to your commuter benefits commute account to help cover the costs of taking public transit to the office.

70% contribution to conferences

Polarr will sponsor up to 70% of the cost/fees for each team member to attend 2 conferences of their choice per year that have a duration of 4 days or less. These conferences must be related to improving your work at Polarr.

Home internet reimbursement

Polarr will reimburse you the monthly cost of your home internet plan up to 300Mbps.

Polarr at a glance

Connecting people with aesthetics

Polarr focuses on Video, Photography, Social Network, and Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning. Their company has offices in San Jose and Shenzhen. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. To date, Polarr has raised $12.5M of funding; their latest round was closed on March 2019.

You can view their website at https://www.polarr.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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