Lead Frontend Engineer at Ask Lorem

Location: New York, NY

Posted January 21, 2019


Our mission:

Empower the modern day business owner to succeed with instant access to high-quality & affordable freelance talent. Build a global network of experts and enable freelance as the Future of Work.

Why this role exists:

You'll join the tech team and be in charge of crafting a delightful user experience for customers & experts on the frontend of our product.

What’s in it for me?

Get in early at a well-funded startup, hone your skills as a frontend developer, and work with friendly people that get things done.


Objective Outcomes:

  • Translate product designs into delightful user experiences on the frontend.
  • Architect frontend code to be scalable and understandable.
  • Collaborate with tech team to move fast.
  • Talk to customers and dig into the data to build the optimal solution for their problems.
  • Build quick prototypes to validate ideas and test experiments.


Required Experience

  • 4+ years in an engineering or product/design role at fast-paced, data-driven tech companies & startups with strong mentors to learn from.
  • Experience having built or led frontend development on a well-designed React web-app.
  • Extra points if you’ve tried freelancing before and understand that perspective first-hand.

Core Competencies:

  • Technical chops with a frontend focus and fullstack/software engineering background.
  • Strong design & product sense to lift Lorem brand and product experience.
  • Excellent collaboration skills to work together with the rest of the tech team as well as our growth and marketplace teams.
  • Independent and confident enough to create things from scratch without approval or assistance.

Hard Skills:

  • Strong frontend web-app & design skills: React, HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Fullstack experience: Node, GraphQL, Mongo, AWS.
  • Excellent written communication & collaboration.
  • Bonus: working knowledge of design tools like Sketch, Illustrator, Photoshop.

Personal + Professional Attributes:

  • Motivated & driven
  • Passionate & high-energy
  • Intellectual honesty
  • Curious
  • Not afraid to fail
  • Comfortable without big team/resource support
  • Can’t be easily “blocked”
  • Values good design

Application Instructions

Please apply through AngelList or by emailing [email protected]

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