Vivid Seats
Chicago, IL

Sr. Web Engineer

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The Opportunity:
As a
 Sr. Web Engineer you will help build and optimize web technology that delivers billions of page views to www.vividseats.com. In this role, you'll be responsible for evolving our current UI practices, while creating the next generation of Vivid Seats' front end on a cross-functional and fast-moving team. Our engineering team has recently migrated all of our JavaScript to a modern ES6 build process, and are working to adopt ReactJS and progressive SPA practices in addition to server-side rendered experiences. We are a test-and-learn culture that allows our engineering and UX team members to launch A/B experiments that impact hundreds of thousands of users per day. 
 
You'll have the opportunity to work with our product and UX specialists to turn mockups into features and assist product and technical leadership in project planning and influencing technical decisions. You will be responsible for building and delivering consistently performing UIs, and abstracting these into reusable patterns. 
 
To be successful, you'll need: 

  • A proven career building applications and services in JavaScript and at least one client-side JavaScript framework (React, Vue, Angular, etc. – React preferred)  
  • Experience leading the design and delivery of modern web solutions as part of an agile or cross functional team
  • Strong knowledge of front-end web languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)  
  • Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks (Mocha, Jest, Enzyme, etc.) 
  • Exposure to server-side web technologies (Node, Java, Spring, etc.)  
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills  
  • A desire to contribute opinions on responsive design techniques, and progressive enhancement 
  • Creativity, fearlessness and an unwavering commitment to putting the customer first 

What We Offer: 

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 allows 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 employee direct accountability of 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. 
 
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. 

Location:


111 N Canal Suite #800 
Chicago, IL 60606 
This position will start remotely. 

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Located in the Loop near major transportation lines including Ogilvie and Union stations, as well as the Brown, Purple, Green, and Blue CTA lines

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What are Vivid Seats Perks + Benefits

Vivid Seats Benefits Overview

We make it easier for you to give it your all. While you are transforming the live event industry, we will take care of you and people who matter to you.
We've got you cover with a variety of Health, Dental and Vision packages to help fit your needs; 100% Employer Paid Life Insurance, AD&D and EAP; STD and LTD.
One of the most competitive 401 (k) programs on the market.
Continuing education opportunities and rewarding performance incentives
PTO, Maternity and Paternity policies that afford you the flexibility to take planned time off as needed.
In-office happy hours, holiday and summer events, company-sponsored sports leagues, catered lunches.
Stocked kitchen with healthy snacks!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Committed to partner with organizations and causes that are important to our employees and our communities.
Partners with Nonprofits
Corporate Social Responsibility is important to us - we have a team dedicated to leading these efforts both in a local and national scope.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Vivid Cares, Vivid Cleats, the FUN Committee are just a few examples of how we partner to execute initiatives that are important to our employees!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Employees trained on best practices supporting data-driven decisions - starting with recruiting and hiring.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We offer discounts on tickets to attend your favorite events along with great health insurance plans with healthy employer subsidies, and pre-tax commuter benefits. . We host catered lunches and regular happy hours to recognize birthdays and celebrate successes. Our corporate office provides a fully paid in-building gym membership for your morning yoga or lunchtime run. For those with strong balance skills, we also have treadmill and bike desks!

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Sr. Engineer

Vivid Seats
Chicago
6 days ago
+55
As a Senior Engineer you'll make highly visible enhancements to our platform by maintaining and building new features across our Core Java applications. Our teams work with a variety of applications that enable our ability to sell tickets, manage inventory, support our internal users, and provide a great customer experience from the website to the box office. As a subject matter expert on your team, you will help set the direction of the design and development of our evolving paid search bidding system. You'll develop innovative solutions that give Vivid Seats a competitive advantage, mentor engineers, encourage team members, and champion technology improvements for your delivery team. 

Sr. Web Engineer

Vivid Seats
Chicago
1 week ago
+55
As a Web Engineer you will help build and optimize web technology that delivers billions of page views to www.vividseats.com. In this role, you'll be responsible for evolving our current UI practices, while creating the next generation of Vivid Seats' front end on a cross-functional and fast-moving team. Our engineering team has recently migrated all of our JavaScript to a modern ES6 build process, and are working to adopt ReactJS and progressive SPA practices in addition to server-side rendered experiences. We are a test-and-learn culture that allows our engineering and UX team members to launch A/B experiments that impact hundreds of thousands of users per day.