Senior Software Engineer, Frontend (Bio Sites)

Squarespace, New York, NY

Help the world share their story

Squarespace is looking for a Senior Software Engineer- Frontend to join our small, distributed engineering team and work on the Bio Sites.

Bio Sites is Squarespace's link in bio product enabling creators, entrepreneurs, and businesses to share their entire worlds in one link. As more brands begin on social media, a Bio Site is a lightweight way for customers to connect their followers to everything they do, grow their brand, and monetize their work. You will be involved in the end-to-end development and contribute to long-term vision of Bio Sites.

We are looking for experienced JavaScript engineers with design experience and a desire to create interfaces that are a pleasure to use. You will report directly to the Engineering Team Lead in our New York office. We are growing the team in Dublin and NYC.

We have introduced our Flexible Work Philosophy for Squarespace employees, which you can find on our career page. For those who will work out of our offices 1-5 days a week, we have also introduced a detailed return to office approach to guarantee a safe return for our Squarespace employees. The safety of our people is our top priority and we will continue to monitor the status of COVID‑19.

You'll Get To…

  • Develop new features into the Bio Site interface
  • Take a lead role with other engineers and designers to provide customer-focused experiences
  • Develop and maintain the current app, implemented as an SPA using React.
  • Keep our product updated with the latest frontend technologies such as React and ES2016+
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing maintainable and readable code)
  • You will help to contribute to team and company standards.

Who We're Looking For

  • JavaScript development skills, understanding of new ES6 concepts, and proficiency in Vue, React or other modern JS frameworks
  • Experience developing large-scale application software
  • Have full knowledge of the DOM, new HTML5 constructs, and CSS3
  • Experience implementing CSS and JS animations
  • Have experience with Single Page Application development
  • Keep up-to-date with the newest technologies
  • Develop features and collaborate with designers to create fulfilling user experiences
  • A sincere commitment to creating readable and quality code
  • BS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 7 Employee Resource Groups across locations
  • Free lunch and snacks

About Squarespace

Squarespace is a leading all-in-one website building and ecommerce platform that enables millions to build a brand and transact with their customers in an impactful and beautiful online presence. Our products allow anyone at any stage of their journey to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management through Tock. Squarespace democratizes access to outstanding design, helping our customers in approximately 200 countries and territories maintain consistent branding across all digital touchpoints to stand out online. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Oregon, Los Angeles, California and Chicago, Illinois. For more information, visit www.squarespace.com.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customers, but we also work toward the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

About Squarespace

Squarespace's platform empowers millions of people — from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world’s most iconic businesses — to share their stories and create an impactful, stylish, and easy-to-manage online presence.


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