Lead Front End Engineer
Vivid Seats is the largest independent online ticket marketplace, sending tens of millions of fans to live events. Experiences Matter- which is why we continue to grow year over year. Working at Vivid Seats puts you front and center at the opportunity to scale our best in class platform that allow our fans to sit closer and experience more.
At Vivid Seats, you will have the opportunity to work with the flexibility and speed of a startup; while operating at massive, profitable scale. We keep our teams lean, allowing each and every employee direct accountability to creating a positive ticket buying experience. We are relentless and move quickly to release new features and content to our applications. Good ideas are heard and implemented, and hard work rewarded. Being a part of our team means having the ability to drive impact and own the innovation that connects our tens of millions of unique monthly users to the memorable experiences that only live events create.
You'll work with our product and UX specialists to turn mockups into features and partner with product and technical leadership in project planning and driving technical decisions. You will be responsible for building and delivering consistently performing UIs, and abstracting these into reusable patterns.
As a technical leader, you will help set the direction of the design and development of our evolving, high-traffic marketplace. You will be a subject matter expert in the department that will bring new and innovative solutions to the table, mentor engineers, encourage team members, and champion technology improvements that will span across all our core applications.
Our Engineering department is made up of cross functional Agile development teams that deploy to AWS production environments on demand, multiple times a day. You'll tackle some of the most difficult challenges scaling an ecommerce marketplace by developing creative and intuitive features that maximize value and efficiency across the organization.
To be successful, you'll need
- Expertise in developing complex UIs that leverage RESTful JSON APIs
- Experience driving opinions on responsive design techniques, and progressive enhancement
- Proven ability to introduce policies and procedures that increase the effectiveness of the entire business
- Ability to think and act critically, pragmatically, and consistently to deliver large, cross-team solutions on time and at a high level of quality
- Strong written and interpersonal communication skills
- Creativity, fearlessness and an unwavering commitment to putting the customer first
What We Offer
We are passionate about creating memorable experiences for our fans… and the best in class experience for our employees. Vivid Seats offers competitive compensation levels, individual and team-based bonus opportunities, generous benefits package and Flex PTO policy plus a variety of workplace perks. The most exciting one: We offer our employees $100 worth of credits each month to spend on Vivid Seats tickets along with promotional discounts. At the heart of it, we are all fans of great live events. We want to help you get there more often.