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Senior Frontend Engineer

Inkitt

Inkitt

Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Inkitt is building the Disney of the 21st Century, standing at the forefront of technology and entertainment. Leveraging AI and predictive algorithms, Inkitt discovers unknown stories and turns them into blockbuster hits, producing a new $1M ebook every 4 weeks and selling directly to consumers through its Galatea app. Inkitt has become the 11th most bestseller-generating publisher in the world, boasting a 40x higher hit-rate than traditional publishers. Recently raising a Series C and backed by some of the top VC’s such as: Khosla, Kleiner Perkins, and NEA Ventures, our recent expansion into GalateaTV is only the beginning of our journey to becoming the next-gen entertainment powerhouse.

What You'll Do:

  • Leverage Our Cutting-Edge Tech Stack: Dive deep into Expo, React Native, NestJS, TS-Rest, Zod, NextJS, ShadCN, Tailwind, and Drizzle-ORM to craft seamless and robust frontend experiences while also delving into backend, API, and database functionalities
  • Architect and Enhance Global Mobile Applications: Lead the charge in architecting, building, and refining our globally-used mobile applications, Inkitt and Galatea, ensuring they remain at the forefront of innovation and user satisfaction
  • Drive Feature Development and Quality: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to ideate, develop, and deploy new features swiftly without compromising on quality, ensuring a stellar user experience with every update
  • Strategic Collaboration: Partner with Product Managers and Designers to align technical solutions with product goals, contributing valuable insights and technical expertise to the product roadmap
  • Innovate and Elevate User Experience: Champion innovative architecture and technology choices that elevate our mobile apps to a world-class standard, constantly pushing the boundaries to deliver exceptional user experiences
  • Tech Exploration and Adaptation: Keep pace with evolving technologies, proactively exploring and integrating new tools and frameworks to enhance user experiences and stay ahead in the dynamic digital landscape
  • User-Centric Approach: Stay closely connected with our user base, understanding their needs, gathering feedback, and implementing actionable insights to continuously enhance our products

What You'll Bring:

  • CS degree or in a related field
  • 7+ years of experience working within large, well-maintained codebases
  • Experience using Typescript and React Native
  • Experience mentoring juniors is a plus
  • Experience in working with mobile apps as well as understanding a release process in App Store/Google Play is a plus

What We’ll Offer:

  • 401k plan, designed to help you save for the future
  • Health benefits tailored to your needs, including medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Professional coaching after two years with us
  • Team-building events, including our annual Tulum trip
  • Unlimited access to our Galatea app
  • Unlimited budget for self-development books
  • Charity donation of your choice at your one year anniversary
  • Snacks and drinks from our micro-kitchens
  • Class Pass membership for US based employee and gym access for Berlin employees
  • Dog/cat friendly offices in Berlin and San Francisco
The annual base salary range for this position is $150,000—$200,000 USD. Compensation will be determined by skill level, proficiencies, and experience.
At Inkitt, we strive to build a company culture and provide employment opportunities based on diversity and inclusion. We believe every author should have an equal opportunity to succeed, as should our team members. As a growing team from 20+ countries, we welcome everyone to apply.
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