Front-end Engineer at Mac & Mia

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Front-end Engineer


About Mac & Mia:

Save time shopping for your family so you can spend more time being with them - a simple notion that inspired working mom Marie Tillman to create Mac & Mia. Built out of necessity, Mac & Mia is a tech-enabled retail service that is saving busy parents hours of time by offering a remarkably easy way to personalize, build and accentuate their children's wardrobes. Our team curates quality items from an offering of unique, specialty brands that are then hand-selected and delivered to your home – They will fit, feel, and look great on your little ones. Ultimately, we are removing all of the friction from traditional shopping channels, and replacing with delight, discovery, and convenience.


As Front-end Engineer you will:

Own core development for front-end application components. Automate testing and quality assurance for components developed

Maintain clear documentation of front-end systems and applications (including in the code)

Stay attuned to, and leverage, emerging trends and best practices for front-end development

Collaborate daily with engineering leadership, product management and design teammates to plan, prioritize and streamline cross-functional product development efforts

Balance experimentation with production


Mac & Mia is building an all-star team, and you should apply if you:

You have 2+ years of relative experience building large-scale, consumer-facing products 

You are experienced working with modern javascript front-end frameworks (React, React Native, Angular, etc.) across mobile and web. You are comfortable working with Node.js or Java back-ends

You value automation and open-source libraries that create efficiencies and reinforce quality for all applications and infrastructure management

You are known for being a great communicator and use various tactics (pictures, metaphors, storytelling, etc.) to improve understanding

You show humility when you are right or wrong and have the confidence to admit mistakes and collaborate on solutions

You are passionate about building products that feel fun and intuitive to use. You are naturally curious. You are self-motivated and organized


You will thrive if you align with our values:

Have fun everyday: We work hard, and have fun doing it

Compassion: We believe in putting people first and following the golden rule

Humility: We are human, we own mistakes and learn quickly

Make it happen:  We're scrappy, no job is too big or too small


The Fine Print:

The Front-end Engineer role is based out of Chicago- our offices are located in Chinatown


Candidates must also pass a background check for employment purposes.

Mac & Mia is an equal opportunity employer

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