Front-End Software Engineer

| New York, NY, USA | Remote
Employer Provided Salary: 100,000-125,000 Annually
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Company Description

TED is a non-profit that believes powerful ideas, powerfully presented, move us: to feel something, to think differently, to take action.

TED creates, produces and distributes audio and video media (most famously TED Talks) to millions of people around the world. As a Front-End Engineer on TED's Technology team, you will have the opportunity to have your work showcased on one of the largest stages in digital media. We strive to be on the cutting edge with our tech stack. The Front-End Engineer collaborates with an amazing team of developers, designers and product owners to take new features and products from conception to production. Expect to work on products within TED’s conference attendance platform which are critical to the success of TED’s flagship conferences. Your stack should include strong experience with Javascript/Typescript, most critically React.js on the front-end. Experience with mobile app development frameworks, progressive web apps and offline-first architectures and strongly preferred. Experience with Next,js, Vite, and Ruby on Rails are preferred.

Job Description

  • Develop software with an emphasis on testing, performance, and code quality

  • Foster growth and support other engineers through constructive, collaborative code reviews

  • Clearly communicate technical constraints and opportunities with stakeholders

  • Other duties and special projects as may be assigned from time to time 

  • Travel is a requirement for this role on a periodic basis (2-4 times per year). Enthusiasm for live events and travel is preferred.


  • 4+ years of overall professional software development experience

  • 3+ years of production Javascript/Typescript experience 

  • 3+ years of production React.js experience

  • Comfortable integrating with APIs and working with remote services

  • Experience a plus with Ruby on Rails, Vite, Node.js/Next.js, MySQL, Apollo server, GraphQL

  • Curious and knowledgeable about web technologies and frameworks

  • Passionate and enthusiastic about learning new tools and technologies

  • Strong ownership of work with the ability to drive projects from inception through completion, balancing doing it right and doing it fast

  • Able to refactor legacy projects in addition to greenfield development

  • Level-headed during time-sensitive troubleshooting

  • Value cross-functional collaboration and a diverse workplace

Additional Information


  • Full health benefits (medical, dental, vision)

  • Paid family leave

  • Work-life balance encouraged (TED closes for a 1-week winter break plus you're eligible for additional flexible paid time off)

  • Free OneMedical and SpringHealth membership for you and your dependents to address physical and mental well-being 

  • 401k with match



TED Conferences LLC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We invite all qualified candidates to apply online with their cover letter (no more than one page) and resume.

More Information on TED Conferences
TED Conferences operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in New York, NY. It has 10773 total employees. To see all 3 open jobs at TED Conferences, click here.
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