Senior Software Engineer, Front End

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Senior Software Engineer, Front End

We’re hiring a Senior/Staff Front End engineer to work on our web applications. These web applications are the way that thousands of creative people around the world find great music and inspiring clips for use in their projects and campaigns.

About Us

FM is the parent company of Musicbed and Filmsupply, two premium content licensing brands in the filmmaking industry. We represent an elite roster of musicians and filmmakers and place their work in movies, shows, ads, short films, and more.

Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, we work with entertainment powerhouses like Sony Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, Netflix, MTV, and ESPN; as well as the world’s top brands like Nike, Apple, Google, Lamborghini, and Spotify.

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Role Description

As part of the Engineering team, your time will be spent collaborating with other front end engineers, back end engineers, product managers and designers to create the best experience for our customers. The ideal candidate loves tinkering with cutting edge technology and has at least 5 years experience building large scale React applications.

The engineering team has a remote-first culture. As such, you will be comfortable working remotely, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to manage your own time. We have a relaxed working environment, great team culture and push for a standard of excellence in everything we do.

There are a lot of challenging and interesting technical problems to solve that directly impact our clients and colleagues. Here are some example projects that we have worked on recently:

  • Build a custom audio player that includes the ability to track progress, expands to show additional details and allows users to easily explore our artist catalogue.
  • Enhance the purchase flow with additional payment options, subscriptions, and a seamless checkout.
  • Help maintain a beautiful custom React component library, including reusable components with tailored functionality and consistent design attributes.
  • Work on a multi-month greenfield project in Next.js.
  • Implement a robust CI/CD pipeline.

We’re after individuals that are curious about the possibility of technology, are eager to learn, and are diligent and kind. Our teams work well because we place trust in them to succeed. We believe in collaboration and that great ideas can come from anybody.

We welcome and encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Core Duties:

Lead the front end development of product features: As well as coding out complex features, you will contribute to the technical design process. You will collaborate with your teammates (including other senior engineers) to refine the product roadmap and vision, and guide your team in building out new features.

Define technical direction: You will help maintain the standard of engineering excellence at FM and shape the technical vision for our front end engineering stack (React, Next.js, React Native). You will influence best practices and introduce new technologies when appropriate.

Mentor other engineers: Work with more junior engineers to help them grow and develop their skills.

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A Great Candidate Will Have:

  • At least 5 years experience developing front end applications with React (and preferably Next.js).
  • A love of Typescript and unit-tested React components.
  • Highly skilled in HTML and CSS (including responsive design and cross-browser compatibility).
  • Proven technical leadership skills, including the ability to architect complex front-end web applications.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Experience in any of the following is a bonus: Webpack, Unstated, Cypress, React Native.
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We are hiring across the board

If you don't quite meet these requirements, but have a good foundation and feel that you'd be a good fit, please apply for our Front End Engineer position instead.

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Job Basics

Work Location: Remote (worldwide)
Title: Senior Software Engineer, Front End
Reports to: VP of Engineering
Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday

Meet Some of the Engineering Team

Colin Howeth

Software Engineer

Grady Truitt

Software Engineer

Jon Behr

VP of Engineering

Nathan Barrett

Software Engineer

Company Benefits

Benefits

We cover your medical and disability premiums while offering additional voluntary and family benefits to fit everyone's needs.

Retirement

Planning for a future is important and we want to be a part of helping secure your future beyond your day job. We will match your contributions up to 4%.

Generous Vacation Policy

Work is meant to support life so you will be given 15 days of paid time off each year plus 12 paid company holidays to be refreshed and enjoy life.

Competitive Salary

Team members are the greatest asset of our company and we invest accordingly with competitive salaries based on market value.

Technology

You will be set up all you need to do your best work including a MacBook Pro.

Professional Development

The desire to learn and grow is crucial for every team members so we offer free books and a professional development budget to facilitate growth.

FM exists to empower and inspire the creative community of content creators.  We do this through brands, media and people.  We've created brands that not only solve problems for the creative, but also produce revenue to push the individual creative forward in their careers.  We're committed to creating films, articles, events, publications, and other resources that educate, inspire and propel the creative class forward. Our community is searching for people and organizations that will help them grow and accomplish their goals, and we are committed to being an anchor for those people.

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