Software engineer, frontend

✍🏽 About Writer

Writer is the full-stack generative AI platform delivering transformative ROI for the world’s leading enterprises. Named one of the top 50 companies in AI by Forbes, Writer empowers hundreds of customers like Accenture, Intuit, L’Oreal, and Vanguard to transform the way they work. 

Our all-in-one solution makes it easy to deploy customized AI apps and workflows that accelerate growth, increase productivity, and ensure compliance. Designed to provide enterprise-grade accuracy, security, and efficiency, Writer’s suite of development tools is supported by Palmyra – Writer’s state-of-the-art family of LLMs – alongside our industry-leading graph-based RAG and customizable AI guardrails. 

Founded in 2020 with offices in San Francisco, New York City, and London, Writer is backed by strategic investors, including ICONIQ Growth, Insight Partners, WndrCo, Balderton Capital, and Aspect Ventures. 

Our team of over 200 employees thinks big and moves fast, and we’re looking for smart, hardworking builders and scalers to join us on our journey to create a better future of work.

📐 About this role

At Writer, you'll be working closely with the founders and the engineering team to build, manage, and scale a user experience that tens of thousands of people rely on every day.

As a frontend engineer, you’ll build key feature sets for the Writer product, manage our in-house design system, and optimize our frontend code for performance and responsiveness. We’re looking for someone with great UX and UI sensibilities who can make thoughtful, beautiful decisions on things usually decided by PMs and designers. 

You’ll need solid knowledge of JavaScript and TypeScript, HTML, and CSS. We’re also looking for strength in with Mobx, React and ​​Redux.

 You’ll be our resident expert on frontend best practices and be a player/coach with the rest of the frontend team.

🦸🏻‍♀️ Your responsibilities

  • Build modular, reusable components and features for Writer’s web app
  • Extend our product design system and empower other engineers to build well-designed features efficiently
  • Integrate in-house and third party systems via APIs
  • Make sure every part of the web app is staggeringly fast
  • Work closely with our product team to design and develop new features
  • Contribute to an early, special team and help us build on our strong engineering culture

⭐️ Is this you?

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 7+ years professional Software engineering experience working on modern web ecosystems
  • 5+ years professional experience with Mobx, React, Typescript, Javascript, HTML, RESTful API, CSS, and other front-end technologies
  • Proactive communication skills, both sync and async
  • Sets the highest possible UX and UI bar for what you ship: it’s consumer-grade or bust
  • A love for writing

➕ Preferred Skills

  • Experience as a technical lead; making architectural design decisions
  • ATOMIC approach, Storybooks
  • NX, Github actions, PNPM, 
  • Conducting Jest/Vite tests and leveraging ESBuild
  • Experience with Vue.js

Curious to learn more about who we are and how we operate? Visit us here

🍩 Benefits & perks

  • Generous PTO, plus company holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family
  • Paid parental leave for all parents (12 weeks)
  • Fertility and family planning support
  • Early-detection cancer testing through Galleri
  • Flexible spending account and dependent FSA options
  • Health savings account for eligible plans with company contribution
  • Annual work-life stipends for:

    • Home office setup, cell phone, internet
    • Wellness stipend for gym, massage/chiropractor, personal training, etc.
    • Learning and development stipend
  • Company-wide off-sites and team off-sites
  • Competitive compensation, company stock options and 401k

Writer is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to diversity. We don't make hiring or employment decisions based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Under the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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