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Staff Front End Engineer - Based in Bucharest



Software Engineering
Bucharest, Romania
Posted on Saturday, August 5, 2023
The Role
Are you ready to be part of a revolutionary team that's reshaping content creation and driving the future of the creator economy with cutting-edge technology? Jellysmack is on a mission to harness innovation and creativity, and we're seeking exceptional engineering talents like you to join our vibrant community of 100 engineers and innovators!
Our small yet dynamic team in Bucharest has already made waves with state-of-the-art generative AI technology, and we're excited to expand our horizons with more diverse expertise. That's why we're opening a brand new engineering hub in Bucharest.
Why Bucharest? We chose this vibrant city because it's brimming with exceptional engineering talent, just like you! Here, you'll have the unique opportunity to collaborate with like-minded professionals who are passionate about pushing the boundaries of what's possible.
As a Software Engineer at Jellysmack, you'll be at the forefront of the creator economy's future, working on one or more crucial projects that drive innovation in content creation.
You'll thrive in our fast-paced environment, where adaptability is key. You may need to switch teams or projects as the company evolves, and we value engineers who bring versatility, leadership qualities, and enthusiasm to the table. Beyond solving technical challenges, we want you to actively contribute to building Jellysmack's engineering culture, improving practices, and fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.
We take pride in creating cutting-edge products empowering content creators with data-driven insights and inspiring them to unleash their creativity. A few flagship projects to give you an idea of what you could be working on:
Jellystudio: Revolutionizing video editing with automation and machine-learning tools that empower video editors to be more efficient and creative.
Digital Asset Manager: A robust platform managing terabytes of clips, leveraging deep learning capabilities to analyze video content, deduce topics, and offer a formidable search engine.
JellyX: The future of content creation—an LLM chatbot powered by Jellysmack's unique data that suggests innovative video topics, captivating thumbnails, and engaging headlines—a true creator's muse.
Jellypulse: An immersive data visualization tool offering insights into trends, signals, and behaviors across multiple platforms and millions of creators in the dynamic world of social video data.
Data Lake: A vast repository of social media data, fueling our products and machine and deep learning algorithms, offering invaluable insights for BI and data visualization.

What You Can Expect

  • As a Senior IC Front-end Engineer at Jellysmack, you are not just a craftsman of pixels and code; you are the architect of experiences, the bridge between innovative technology and its users.
  • Craft User Experiences: Dive deep into user-centric design, weaving functionality and aesthetics seamlessly together. Your work will define the first impression and ensure user retention through intuitive interfaces.
  • Performance Mastery: Optimize our web platforms ensuring they are not only beautiful but blazingly fast, responsive, and accessible across devices and browsers.
  • Bridge the Gap: Collaborate closely with UX/UI designers, understanding and translating their visions into functional, pixel-perfect web interfaces, while also working with back-end teams to integrate APIs and data sources seamlessly.
  • Champion Best Practices: Be at the forefront of front-end development practices. Whether it's about progressive web apps, server-side rendering, or the latest in CSS Grid and Flexbox, you're always updated and eager to experiment.
  • Mentor & Guide: Share your wealth of knowledge, guiding junior team members, and advocating for best practices, performance improvements, and innovative solutions.
  • Our majority Tech stack is: Python/FastAPI and React with some projects in Node.js, Rust, React Native. Mandatory knowledge: Git, Docker. Nice to haves: AWS, Terraform.

A Little About You

  • At least 8 years of experience with software development in one or more programming languages, and with data structures/algorithms.
  • Solid experience in testing, maintaining, or launching software products and experience with software design and architecture.
  • Passion for solving tech problems and building products that customers love.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Drive: A relentless quest for perfection and a passion for creating immersive digital experiences that users love.
  • Expertise: Proficiency in modern front-end technologies such as React, Vue.js, Angular, or Svelte. A deep understanding of JavaScript (including ES6+), CSS preprocessors like SCSS or LESS, and bundling tools like Webpack or Rollup. Familiarity with cloud-based hosting solutions and CI/CD pipelines is a plus.
  • Growth Mindset: The web evolves rapidly, and so do you. An insatiable curiosity and a continuous learning approach are vital in staying ahead of the curve.
  • Team Spirit: While your mastery lies in the front-end, you appreciate the symbiotic relationship with back-end systems and excel in cross-functional collaboration.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
As an employee in this role, you will be part of our hybrid work policy, which combines remote and in-person work at our company's premises. This policy allows for flexibility and a balance between working remotely and collaborating in a physical office environment.
This job description outlines the general responsibilities and requirements for the role in the context of a with 3 days per week in the Bucharest office. Specific details regarding remote work days, in-person attendance requirements, and other relevant information will be provided during the interview and onboarding process.
A Bit About Us
We are Jellysmack, the global creator company, and we’re obsessed with helping creators Go Bigger.
We believe that creators are the future of entertainment, and we are on a mission to elevate them to their highest potential across social platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, TikTok, YouTube, and beyond.
We use technology, data, and expertise to turn the talented video creators of today into the digital icons of tomorrow.
Our powerful AI detects and develops the most promising creators, inviting only the best on a life-changing journey to skyrocket their social growth and build long-term success.
Through multi-platform distribution, financial backing, streaming television syndication, content ideation, brand partnerships, and more, Jellysmack provides the all-encompassing infrastructure that the world’s top creators need to maximize their value.
Our industry-leading solutions impart the gift of time and empower our elite community of creators to prioritize their passion. Our exclusive roster includes names like MrBeast, Bailey Sarian, Brad Mondo, The Try Guys, KallmeKris, Junya, and Luisito Comunica.
We're extraordinarily proud of the company we've built and our numerous awards, including: Fast Company’s Most Innovative in Social Media (2023) and #1 Most Innovative Company in Video (2022), Digiday’s Best Distribution Strategy (2023 Video and TV Awards) and Best Social Management Platform (2022 Technology Awards). We have also been recognized by Forbes and Built In as one of the best places to work in the United States. Our people are Jellysmack's greatest competitive advantage, and we'll continue to invest in our people-first culture.
Ready to be part of a great human adventure?
We’re dedicated to making the best working environment possible for our people. All you have to do is apply; we are ready to let you show off your talent!
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