Software Engineer, UX

Contentful

Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 01/15/2021
  • Website: contentful.com
  • Company Address: Ritterstr. 12-14, Berlin, DE, 10969

About Contentful

Contentful is the pioneer and market leader in headless content management. We offer a next-generation content platform that 28% of the Fortune 500 and thousands of leading global brands trust to be the content layer of their tech stack and use to deliver digital experiences at scale.

Job Description

Our Software Engineer, UX role is perfect for candidates who are interested in bridging the gap between traditional boundaries of development and design, determining design patterns and systems in service of maintaining and growing a sophisticated, stateful single page web application. This means you will play an important part in shaping the UX of features as well as programming with React and Typescript to implement components as part of our public design system, Forma 36.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BE SUCCESSFUL

    Demonstrated expertise of HTML and CSS development including layout, specificity, browser compatibility, animation, accessibility, and semantic markup
    JavaScript fundamentals including events and DOM manipulation
    Evidence of crafting functional yet delightful interfaces, taking ownership of aesthetics and details
    Experience working with design systems, and the ability to work in a structured and repeatable fashion
    An iterative and playful approach to prototyping
    Excellent English communication skills, both verbally and written (German is not required), and the ability to maintain empathy and communicate clearly in an office with people from all over the globe

NICE TO HAVE

    Understanding of the critical rendering path and how to optimize web browser performance
    Familiarity with (some or all of) the tool-sets and libraries we use in our stack: Typescript, React, Babel, Webpack, Storybook, Jest, Enzyme, Emotion, Lerna, Gatsby
    Examples of previous work (does not have to be a portfolio)

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?

    Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products.
    We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
    Enjoy a full range of events, including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite.
    Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
    Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!

Plus, Contentful socks! Oh yeah!

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.