Uncubed
   

Senior Software Engineer - Front-End

Foursquare, Remote

See jobs at Foursquare


Foursquare is the leading independent location technology company, powered by our deep understanding of how people move throughout the world. Our solutions help businesses make smarter decisions, developers create more engaging experiences, and brands build more effective marketing strategies.

Foursquare’s platform includes Attribution, Audience, Proximity, Places, Pilgrim SDK and Visits. As the industry’s first and only accredited company for location data from the Media Rating Council (MRC), this foundation powers all our solutions — those that exist today and those we have yet to build. Over 14 billion consumer-verified place visit confirmations help us keep our map and models fresh and up-to-date, building a phone’s-eye-view of the world with 105 million unique places of interest worldwide.

About the Team

The Unfolded Team at Foursquare set out to bring the most advanced geospatial technologies to the world that is powerful, beautiful, and easy to use. The team is building a geospatial analytics platform for accessing, merging, enriching, analyzing, and visualizing spatial data. Members of Unfolded are authors of a suite of leading open source geospatial technologies - kepler.gl, deck.gl and H3. By joining the team, you will have an opportunity to work with some world-class geospatial engineers in the industry.

About the role:

Reporting to the Senior Engineering Director / creator of kepler.gl, the Front-End Engineer will serve an important role in building intuitive UI features for Unfolded Studio - a client-side application for geospatial visualization and analytics. You will be responsible for implementing UI/UX design using Typescript and JavaScript, focusing not only on performance and quality, but also on crafting a beautiful user experience. You will be able to demonstrate initiative and professionalism and attention to detail. This position is full-time and can be remote.

Responsibilities of the role:

  • Build world-class data visualization and analytics experiences.
  • Develop elegant and responsive user interfaces using the latest Front-End technologies. 
  • Work closely with the Front-End lead, product, UX/UI design, backend to understand customer needs and translate them into product features.
  • Bridge the gap between UI design and product implementation.
  • Manage project timelines, implementation design specifications, system flow diagrams, documentation, testing and ongoing support of systems.
  • Maintain and improve existing code with a pride of ownership.
  • Ensure web design is optimized for mobile and performance.
  • Write reusable code for components and styles.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a Front-End developer.
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Typescript.
  • Well versed in Front-End technologies including React, Redux, React Hooks, styled-components, and Webpack.
  • Excellent knowledge of browser troubleshooting and debugging practices and techniques.
  • Experience with graphic design applications such as Photoshop and Figma.
  • Experience with implementing responsive web design.
  • Experience with developing data-rich applications and techniques for creating great UI architecture and engineering. 
  • Experience with client-side data processing, rendering performance, and visualizations.
  • Have an eye for great design and are passionate about building products that provide a great user experience.
  • At ease with technology, able to quickly pick up new tech stacks and troubleshoot.
  • Proactive, able to take initiative and work independently.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in building front-end dashboards and charts.
  • Experience with data visualization frameworks such as D3.js and other charging libraries.
  • Experience with WebGL based frameworks such as deck.gl and kepler.gl

Foursquare is proud to foster an inclusive environment that is free from discrimination. We strongly believe in order to build the best products, we need a diversity of perspectives and backgrounds. This leads to a more delightful experience for our users and team members. We value listening to every voice and we encourage everyone to come be a part of building a company and products we love.

Foursquare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Foursquare

About us Foursquare is a technology company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through a deep understanding of location intelligence. Every month, more than 50 million people use the Foursquare City Guide app, Foursquare Swarm check-in app and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. Our community of explorers have left 91 million tips and checked in 12 billion times. Foursquare’s Places API powers location data for Apple, Samsung, Microsoft, Twitter, Uber, Airbnb and 100,000 other developers. Foursquare’s business solutions also include Pinpoint, Attribution, Pilgrim SDK and Foursquare Analytics, which empower brands to understand and connect to targeted audiences as well as measure foot traffic and advertising success. Foursquare has over 250 employees based in New York headquarters and offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, London, and Singapore. Foursquare is proud to be funded by Union Square Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, DFJ Growth, Morgan Stanley Alternative Investment Partners and more. U.S. offices New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, Los Angeles International offices London, Singapore

Want to learn more about Foursquare? Visit Foursquare's website.