Engineering | Mountain View, CA | Full Time
KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the “20 Startups to Watch” by Business Insider. Our offices are located in Mountain View, within walking distance from the Caltrain station.
Role and Responsibilities:
We're building out our technology team. We’re looking for an experienced front-end developer interested in contributing to growing and scaling a successful startup - where you will have a real impact on the business and technology. You will work with our engineering, product management, marketing, and creative teams to help deliver a great user experience across all aspects of KiwiCo's digital presence. Working with a small team using agile development process, you will be bringing designs to life and help build new features across all areas of our product. You will develop high performance, highly responsive, intuitive, and sleek experiences that will delight our customers. You can expect to participate in all aspects of the product life-cycle.
As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.
3+ years of web/software experience development complex modern web applications
Proficient at CSS, and cross-browser cross-device layout skills and knowledge
1+ years of experience with React, knowledge designing, developing, and utilizing component-based architectures.
Driven, flexible, self-starter with ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
Ability to deliver engineering tasks on time and with high quality
Passionate about working with new technologies and solving difficult technical problems
Bachelor’s in Computer Science or other relevant field of study
Proficient in a broad range of software design approaches and common UX patterns
Knowledge of PHP/object oriented programming, or other backend technologies
If you’re passionate about delivering innovative, delightful, and enriching products and experiences for kids, we’d love to hear from you.
KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.