Front End Engineer

Europe

Piepacker logo
Piepacker
Piepacker™ is a free cloud gaming platform to hangout and play premium retro games with your friends online from any device. Get Piepacker™ early access !
Apply now Apply later

Piepacker is a cloud social gaming platform. We recreate the feeling of playing old school console and arcade games in your living room, but now online and with friends. Our platform adds a new social dynamic to the experience through video chat, snapchat’s style 3D filters and new game modes like battle royale. At Piepacker, we challenge ourselves daily to build a beautiful, slick platform that is dead simple to use, deliver top notch gaming quality and all around a great social experience. From game-changing user interfaces to the latest in cloud gaming engineering, we use powerful new technologies coupled with world-class design to deliver evolved solutions.
We are led by an experienced team of ex Facebook, Google, Twitter, Amazon, Docker, EA, and other top tech companies. Piepacker is a YCombinator company and backed by top VC firms. As we scale, we are putting together a team of creative, strategic, and user-driven engineers that share in our belief that social gaming can be fast, fluid, beautiful, and delightful to use.This is an incredible opportunity to join a booming company in its growth phase. Driven by a strong inclusive culture, we welcome self starting, fast learning, talented people wishing to start and manage unique, and challenging projects where collaboration (internal and external) is everything.
We’re looking for a talented frontend engineer who is highly technical, creative, and extremely user focused. 

What you will be doing

  • The role involves interfacing with design, implementing features, and being a strong advocate for the user.
  • You will be working with a lead frontend engineer and reporting to him.

Requirements for the role

  • 2 years experience as a front end developer
  • Obsession for building and shipping amazing user experiences 
  • Experience feature development in close collaboration with design 
  • Familiarity with React and Redux
  • Solid understanding of the JavaScript/TypeScript and web application ecosystem 
  • Familiarity with Git and GitHub
  • Passion for shaping and scaling an early stage, user-first application
  • Self-motivation: highly autonomous & working capabilities.
  • Communication & Teamwork: excellent communication and organization skills, team spirit, proactivity.
  • Good spoken and written communication skills (English)

Experience that would be great for you to have (or you'd be excited about acquiring)

  • Working knowledge of TypeScript
  • Working knowledge of Storybook
  • Previous remote-work experience
  • Previous startup/growth-stage experience
  • Google's Firebase, particularly Firestore, NoSQL
  • Google's GCP Suite including Google Endpoints

Benefits

  • Unlimited vacations (minimum 5 weeks)
  • Monthly well-being allowance (mental help, sport, massage, etc.)
  • Home office allowance
  • Fully remote & Flexible working hours
  • Equal pay policy
  • Equal maternity and paternity leave (18 weeks)
  • Maternity/Paternity grant of $3k (out of Europe) or 2,5k euros (in Europe)
  • Stock option plan
  • Competitive health insurance compensation a one-to-one basis, depending on geographical location & company's policy.
  • Extra benefits depending on the geographical location.
Salary according to experience
Piepacker is an equal opportunity employer and we proudly value and promote diversity in our team. We do not discriminate on the basis of ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, World of Warcraft faction or disability status.
Starting date: As soon as possibleLocation : Full remote. The candidate must be in Europe for time zone reasons.
We are still very happy you applied and we do wish you good luck.Looking forward to (hopefully) meeting you and chatting about games :) !
Job region(s): Europe
Job stats:  14  5  0
  • Share this job via
  • or

Explore more Remote Work and WFH career opportunities