Senior Software Engineer (Frontend) at PartySlate (Remote)

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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 Senior Frontend Software Engineer at PartySlate you 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 Senior Software Engineer you will be a mentor to others and a strong collaborator with your peers. You’ll work closely with your team to craft technical designs that align with our goal of continuously delivering 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 the opportunity to influence our technical direction and support the adoption of new frameworks and conventions. Our industry and our company are growing this year and that growth translates into opportunities to expand your technical and leadership skills. If you want to work on a popular consumer product, grow your skills and knowledge, and collaborate with an elite team of engineers, designers, and product managers, PartySlate is the place for you.

Must Haves

  • Multiple years professional experience in front end/user interface web development (pay commensurate with experience)
  • Experience using and configuring modern JavaScript tools such as: ES6, Babel, Webpack, and NPM/Yarn
  • Experience with latest React, specifically v16.7+ using functional components, context and hooks
  • Expert understanding of CSS, and authoring SCSS
  • Experience or familiarity with contributing to a Design System, component libraries, and building a company style guide
  • Experience leading major feature designs, managing data state throughout a UX workflow and communication with a remote data source
  • 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 a React static site generation tool such as Next JS (preferred) or Gatsby
  • Experience with a Javascript testing framework, such as Jest (preferred), Mocha, or Enzyme
  • Experience with a data and/or state management system, such as GraphQL (preferred), Apollo (preferred), Mobx, or Relay.
  • Experience with Typescript. Bonus points for familiarity or experience with incremental adoption.
  • Experience with tracking user interactions and data tracking systems, specifically utilizing Google Analytics
  • Experience or familiarity with Storybook or other component driven UI development tools
  • Experience with containerization tools such as Docker
  • Familiarity with AWS infrastructure, specifically ECS, S3, and Cloudfront

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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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • ElasticDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • WordpressCMS
    • Chorus.AICRM
    • DocuSignCRM
    • HubSpotCRM

An Insider's view of PartySlate

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I would describe the office vibe as an exceedingly collaborative open office that simultaneously provides a focused and disciplined environment to get your work done. Working across departments in the norm, not the exception, and you are surrounded by inspiring coworkers that create an enterprising tone that facilitates shared creativity.

CJ

VP Sales and Customer Success

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I joined PartySlate as a marketing associate right after undergrad. As we grew and began selling memberships, I created our Customer Success department while continuing to help marketing. Being able to impact different areas in just a few years allowed me to create the best path for me, and led me to my current role as the B2B Marketing Manager.

Nicole

B2B Marketing Manager

What is your vision for the company?

At PartySlate, we believe inspired events inspire people. Our vision is to inspire people around the world to host events that make a meaningful impact, whether it is raising critical funds for important causes (fundraisers), helping companies achieve their goals (corporate) or forging stronger relationships with friends and family (celebrations).

Julie

CEO & Co-Founder

What are PartySlate Perks + Benefits

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
+ Dependent Care FSA
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

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