Senior Front End Engineer - React

| Chicago
ActiveCampaign is the marketing automation leader for small and mid sized businesses (SMB's) around the globe. Through a sophisticated yet easy-to-use platform and tools, we allow our customers to make meaningful connections to their customers. Often, we are the center of our customer's marketing strategies and critical to their success and future.
As the fastest-growing SaaS company in Chicago, we are scaling rapidly to keep up with market demand. We are growing all of our teams and looking for people who share our values, deliver innovation frequently and join us in our mission to grow our customer base from 70,000 today to millions.
At ActiveCampaign product is at our core and drives our business, and we’re looking for self-motivated Senior Front End Engineers who are focused on building high-quality experiences in the browser that are as performant as they are delightful for our customers. Ideally, you have architected, built and tested complex, multi-view applications using a React, Redux, and Typescript. You are also an expert at writing semantic markup, maintainable styles, and working with APIs. Above all, you value iteration, customer focus, and humility.
We believe front-end development is closely related to design, helping bring life to the product from a visual and interaction layer, and ultimately helping people solve their problems while bringing delight to their everyday lives. We also believe a well executed development process touches every part of the product, from accessibility to conversion, and everywhere in-between.
If you believe the same, we should chat!

What your day could consist of:

  • Working on a cross-functional team to build and improve ActiveCampaign’s approach to front-end engineering
  • Providing leadership for ActiveCampaign’s front-end architecture and development decisions as we design and build new features and advanced capabilities
  • Optimizing systems to improve stability, performance, and scalability
  • Producing quality, tested code, and helping define coding standards and best practices
  • Staying informed on industry activity and advocating for new patterns or approaches when and where appropriate
  • Mentoring and helping grow fellow engineers
  • Participating in external industry events and collaborations

What is needed:

  • Extensive and proven experience building UI and UX that quantifiably improve products
  • Extensive and proven experience building scalable applications using React, preferably with Typescript
  • Experience with writing automated tests and the practical application of TDD principles
  • An ability to work with other technical leads to ensure alignment with broader standards and best practices
  • Discipline to lead by example in delivering high-quality solutions that scale and adhere to best practices defined by design and engineering

ActiveCampaign is an employee-first culture. We take care of our employees at work and outside of work. We'll share all the details later on but in summary: comprehensive health and welfare benefits including no premiums for employees, open time off plan, generous 401(k) matching with no vesting, lunch and endless snacks/ beverages, reimbursed commuting, education budgets, ongoing learning and development, a proactive approach to diversity and inclusion, career pathing and lots of swag. 

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • LaravelFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • TrelloManagement
    • ActiveCampaignCRM

Location

Beautiful Chicago Loop Office overlooking State Street with views of the lake and Millennium Park and is minutes from the Metra & CTA.

What are ActiveCampaign Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in Local Community
Partners With Nonprofits
Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany Committees
Daily Stand Up
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Pair Programming
Open Office Floor Plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious Bias Training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-Work Program Post-Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
Promote From Within
Mentorship Program
Continuing Education Stipend
Online Course Subscriptions Available
Paid Industry Certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

Daily Catered Lunches. Open Vacation Policy. Dual monitor & stand-up desk workstation. FOND Membership. Peer Recognition Program (bonuses). Work/Life Balance. Competitive Salaries.

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