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Front-End Engineer (US)

RemoteUnited States, New York, New YorkEngineering

Job description

US residency required, offices in LA and NYC, open to remote work.

4+ years work experience required


Headgum is seeking an ambitious front-end engineer to help build the future of creator tools. As a Front-End Engineer, you will work closely with our CTO and product team on our host-read ad marketplace, Gumball.fm. You’ll help design and build features, as well as maintain a growing product with real revenue and scale. We're looking for someone with a strong aesthetic sense AND the skills to put it to work. This is a hands-on role that will have a tangible impact on the direction of the company, and demands experience, motivation, and passion.

About Headgum

Headgum is a leading comedy podcast network and advertising marketplace with an emphasis on host-read ads. We are a small startup team with bright ideas that likes to move fast and have fun. Forward thinking and tech savvy, we’re looking to add creative, intelligent members who are looking to face any challenge the industry may present. Join us and build the future of on-demand audio.


Job requirements

  • 4+ years work experience required

  • Fluent in modern Javascript practices and features

  • Experience working with templating languages (particularly Handlebars)

  • Experience with UI design and best practices

  • Experience with interface design or mockup tools (ie. Figma/Sketch/InVision)

  • Familiarity with Node.js and the structure of large JS codebases

  • Experience with modern UI libraries and practices (React/Vue/Svelte)

  • Experience with front-end testing tools (ie. Puppeteer/Selenium)

  • Experience with front-end build and optimization tools (ie. esbuild/Webpack)

  • Experience working remotely a plus

  • Passionate about podcasting, startups, & technology

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