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Senior Front-End Web Engineer

$120k – $160k AngelList Est.
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WHY ROBLOX?

Roblox is ushering in the next generation of entertainment, allowing people to imagine, create, and play together in immersive, user-generated worlds. We’re the one and only fastest-growing entertainment platform that lets anyone teach themselves how to code, publish, and monetize any experience imaginable—across any device—reaching millions of players across the globe.

The impact that you can have at Roblox is powerful. We’re looking for someone who’s eager to take on a meaningful role in the success of Roblox on a massive scale. Someone who takes play seriously, but also isn’t afraid to have some fun either. Someone who’s ready to take Roblox—and their career—to the next level. In 2018, we were honored to be recognized as a Certified Great Place to Work®. We’ve fostered a company culture that empowers people to do the most defining work of their career in an environment that’s made up of the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. Join the Roblox team where play rules and the possibilities are endless. Work with the most passionate, team-oriented, visionary, and crazy-smart people you’ll ever meet. The engineers at Roblox are working on the hardest problems in tech today -- distributed systems, real time communication, 3D co-experience, massive data processing, social networking, rendering, physics, and more. As a Roblox engineer, you will have real ownership and impact across one or more of these domains.

As a Senior Front-End Web Engineer working on the game discovery team, you will be building features that are used by millions of users every day, driving a number of experiences across the Roblox suite of websites. You will work closely with product and design to build highly-usable, modern interfaces that shape how our users interact with the Roblox ecosystem. Our team is focused on using data and experimentation to determine how best to improve user engagement and ecosystem health. If you are an experienced and effective engineer who is passionate about building world class features in a data driven environment, you’ll be right at home on the game discovery team.

You Are:

  • Experienced, 5+ plus years of work experience building world class User Interfaces
  • Hands-On with UI scripting languages such as Javascript or Lua and with JavaScript UI frameworks, particularly React/Redux integrating with APIs. Familiarity with compiled languages (eg. C++, Java, C# etc.) a big plus
  • Proficient with industry standards, best practices and design patterns
  • Focused on writing clear, readable, testable, modular, and monitored code
  • Passionate about working on a large scale, consumer facing desktop application
  • Collaborative team member, self starter, and adaptable with excellent communication skills and follow-through
  • Organized and analytical with the ability to track numerous separate threads to their appropriate resolution

You'll Love:

  • Working on unique projects that are seen - and enjoyed - by millions of active Roblox users every day
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
  • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
  • Annual CalTrain Go Pass
  • A super-cool Roblox Admin badge for your avatar

Roblox - Powering Imagination.

Location
San Mateo
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available

Excellent medical, dental & vision benefits

Rewarding 401(k) program

Flexible vacation policy

Daily lunch & fully stocked kitchens w/ unlimited snacks

Life insurance & disability benefits

Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit

Commuter benefits

Roblox at a glance

Build and share your own multiplayer video games

Roblox focuses on Social Games, Video Games, Social Media Platforms, Development Platforms, and Application Platforms. Their company has offices in San Mateo. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Roblox has raised $402.736M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2020.

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