Staff Software Engineer, Frontend

Job Description

Posted on: 
June 14, 2022

In this role, you will work closely with Product, Design and the rest of Engineering to craft phenomenal buyer, seller and creator experiences with relentless focus on performance, scale and finesse. You will work on the core web product helping scale the web platform to a global audience. You will lead large initiatives to drastically improve web performance, build i18n infrastructure, A/B testing infrastructure and several accessible UI primitives. If you’re excited to work at a company that is building and shaping the future of marketplaces to empower creators and collectors, welcome to OpenSea.


  • Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications
  • Identify & improve web performance bottlenecks
  • Lead complex web platform efforts including accessibility, internationalization involving many engineers
  • Provide technical mentorship to peers
  • Enable easier web development for peers
  • Implement the features and user interfaces of OpenSea web.
  • Collaborate with Product Designers, Product Managers, and Software Engineers to deliver compelling user-facing products

Job Requirements

  • 8+ years of HTML/CSS experience, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
  • 8+ years experience with browser APIs and optimizing front end performance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, similar technical field of study, or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong customer empathy; you think critically of how our features impact our community, users, and business
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