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Frontend Engineer, Design Systems

We are reinventing global trade.

Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $1.3B from investors that include SoftBank Vision Fund, Founders Fund, GV, First Round Capital and Y Combinator.

With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members.

Design Systems at Flexport

Flexport’s design system, Latitude, powers our design and product development processes. On the design systems team, you’ll build and implement components and UI that’s used by every team at Flexport. You’ll work closely with our designers and engineers to implement high quality UI and ensure our components and patterns are well-documented and maintained. Our team members are evangelists for our best practices—our design system’s success depends on widespread adoption. You’ll work with product teams to ensure our design system can support the next generation of products at Flexport.

Frontend Engineering at Flexport

Frontend engineers at Flexport collaborate with design, research, and product to build elegant and performant user experiences. Our ratio of engineers to designers is very healthy which creates tight collaboration across our product teams. We aspire to contribute to open source with many of our learnings. Examples include:

We are building a platform that can scale to best-in-industry trading volumes, and you will be responsible for building the products and tools that will help us get there. If this sounds exciting to you, please reach out!

What you will do

  • Create frontend components to automate freight forwarding

  • Help evolve the frontend infrastructure and architecture

  • Collaborate with design, research, and product to build an elegant and performant UX

  • Build a highly interactive product to track shipments around the world

** What we would like to see**

  • Strong knowledge of Javascript (ES6)

  • Strong knowledge of one of the modern JS frameworks (React, Vue, Angular2, etc.)

  • Strong knowledge of CSS

  • Systematic thinker (consider how components can scale across our teams)

  • Self-motivated

  • Strength in cross-functional collaboration with design, product, and business

What you’ve worked with ideally

  • Design systems

  • GraphQL/Relay/Apollo

  • Flow/Typescript

  • Experience with front-end test frameworks (Jest)

  • Experience with front-end build/deployment process (Webpack, Babel)

Bonus points if you’ve worked with

  • Web performance (time-to-interactive, dependencies, wasted renders)

Culture & Values

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