Senior Front-End Engineer - Enterprise Applications (Remote)

Kong

Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Web/Graphic Design/Internet
  • Post Date: 02/25/2021
  • Website: konghq.com
  • Company Address: 251 Post St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94108

About Kong

Kong Inc. is a cloud connectivity company. Powering connections to build a reliable world.

We are best known as the creator and primary supporter of Kong, the most widely adopted open-source Microservice API gateway. We’re backed by a16z, Index Ventures, CRV, Jeff Bezos (Amazon), Eric Schmidt (Google), Stanford University, NEA and many others.

Job Description

Are you ready to join the API revolution?
 
We’re looking for a Senior UX Engineer with a passion for building technical tools and scalable design systems. You will be responsible for building pixel perfect designs. You will collaborate closely with the design team and engineering to uphold standards and consistency. You have a deep understanding of UI principles, an understanding of user experience, and the skill and drive to build pixel perfect interfaces.

What you’ll do:

    • Work with product managers, engineers, and product designers to create meaningful experiences
    • Build new features and improve upon existing ones
    • Help engineering and product become more effective by collaborating and inspiring everyone to achieve the best possible user experience
    • Prototype and build standards for creating engaging designs
    • Deliver high quality software and support it in a production environment

What you’ll bring:

    • Experience building front end applications or creating pixel perfect designs
    • Excellent visual and written communication skills, to collaborate effectively with design, product, and engineering teams
    • Experience with Sketch, Figma, Invision and other modern design tools
    • Extraordinary UI implementation skills using technologies like HTML, CSS and Javascript
    • The ability to thrive in a rapidly changing, high-growth startup environment
    • The ability to validate your work with qualitative and quantitative data

Bonus Points:

    • You have worked on technical products and data visualizations
    • You have built SaaS, enterprise software, or developer tools
    • You are familiar with Vue JS
    • You have built or collaborated on a component library

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Disclaimer: Local Candidates Only
This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.