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Software Engineer (Frontend)



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Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 20, 2022
Do you like parties? Me neither! Not to worry, though... as an Engineer on the PartySlate FUN-gineering Team you’ll be amongst the pool of employees that was socially distancing before it was cool.
We are a diverse, family-friendly, flexible, and fun company. We used to have team outings and on Fridays we would play board games like Pandemic and Catan, but since COVID-19 we’ve moved the games to Zoom and will never ever enjoy Pandemic again. That said, we’ve adapted and remain a fully remote workforce, headquartered in Chicago.
As a software platform for Event Professionals and Venues, we are roaring back along with our industry, and investing in engineering to continue to build innovative features into our product.
About the Opportunity
As a Frontend Software Engineer at PartySlate you will have the opportunity to craft engaging experiences and innovative solutions for a platform that connects well over a million people a year to many thousands of venues and event professionals across the country. As a Software Engineer You’ll use and help improve our evolving UX Design System, influencing how users see and interact with every aspect of our website. You’ll collaborate closely with your peers, to build and release features that continuously deliver real value to our users.
Why Work With Us
Our engineering team holds a strong culture focused on collaboration and personal growth. We value diverse thought and a “growth mindset”, focused on exploring new technologies and sharing what we learn. At Partyslate, you will have the challenge and autonomy of a startup, but with a culture that respects the need for work-life balance. You’ll have every opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the product and our team.
Our industry and our company are growing this year and that growth translates into opportunities to expand your technical skills. If you want to work on a popular consumer product, master your craft, and collaborate with an elite team of engineers, designers, and product managers, PartySlate is the place for you.

Must Haves

  • 2+ years professional experience in front end/user interface web development (pay commensurate with experience)
  • Experience with modern JavaScript, specifically JavaScript ES2015+ (aka ES6+)
  • Experience with CSS, SCSS (preferred), or Less
  • Experience working in an Agile environment, preferably an Agile SCRUM team with specific interaction points with a product manager and designer

Nice To Haves

  • Experience with React, specifically v16.7+ using functional components and hooks
  • Experience using and configuring modern JavaScript tools such as: ES6, Babel, Webpack, and NPM/Yarn
  • Experience or familiarity with a Javascript testing framework, such as Jest (preferred), Mocha, or Enzyme
  • Experience or familiarity with a data and/or state management system, such as GraphQL (preferred), Apollo (preferred), Mobx, or Relay.
  • Experience or familiarity with tracking user interactions and data tracking systems, specifically utilizing Google Analytics
  • Experience or familiarity with Storybook or other component driven UI development tools
  • Interest in helping us build out our Design Systems framework
About PartySlate
PartySlate is a platform that inspires people planning events of all kinds and connects them with the leading vendors and venues across the country and the world. When you join the PartySlate team, you will join a group of passionate, collaborative, diverse, and authentic individuals working to help people plan inspiring, memorable, and meaningful events that make an impact. We move fast, work hard, encourage flexibility, and most importantly, have fun.
Our Commitment to Inclusivity and Diversity
PartySlate is committed to creating a diverse and equitable environment for its employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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