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Senior Frontend Developer

New York City, NY 10003

Posted: 06/19/2024 Industry: Software Engineering Job Number: 2154298

Job Description

Why should you be interested?

An exciting Senior Frontend Developer position has opened due to growth. Rainier Recruiting has partnered with a VC backed NFT startup. Passive candidates who are employed and curious to hear more are more than welcome to have a “no-commitment” conversation with our Recruiting team about why this could be an exciting career opportunity.

Compensation: $250,000 - $350,000 base salary (negotiable) plus equity

Location: This position will be 100% onsite in Manhattan in the Union Square office.


Job Title: Senior Frontend Engineer – UI/UX Product Design and Animation 

Company Overview:  

We established our company in the latter part of 2022 and have successfully raised nearly $10 million in funding thus far. Our current team is comprised of 6 exceptionally talented individuals, and we aim to expand our workforce bringing on one more full stack engineer in the near future. 

At our company, we are revolutionizing blockchain interactions with our SDK, designed to dramatically lower the entry barrier for developers and users within the blockchain ecosystem. Our focus is on improving user experience, accessibility, and the ease of integration, especially for onboarding and checkout processes. By tackling the main challenges such as the complexities of onboarding, smart contract wallet functionalities, and enabling seamless transactions for monetization, we are establishing new standards in blockchain interactions. The SDK, supporting any EVM chain, promises broad applicability and innovative solutions in web3 financial products, packaged with a user-friendly web2 interface. Our team is built on the foundation of a highly impactful, lean structure where every individual's contribution plays a critical role in our mission to simplify complex blockchain functionalities into intuitive and user-friendly processes. We are on the lookout for exceptional talent, ready to engage in high-volume, pioneering work to make blockchain technology accessible and secure worldwide. 

Position Overview:  

We're seeking a Senior Frontend Engineer with a unique blend of creativity, technical expertise, and problem-solving skills to lead the UI Design of our check out feature product. This position is key to ensuring the frontend scalability, security, and capability of our UI/UX Product Design to handle significant transaction volumes and guarantee a seamless User Experience for our customers. The ideal candidate excels in a self-directed environment and is passionate about designing animation and tools that will transform the way developers integrate blockchain technology. This will be a Senior design role for someone with an animations and UI/UX background, has experience with web2 or web3, and has been building a portfolio for quite some time. 


Key Responsibilities:  

● Solid background in Frontend development, particularly with Javascript, React.js, Vue.js, Figma 

● Over 5 years of experience in frontend development, with a portfolio of successfully developed and deployed software products and animation. 

● Demonstrated capability in UI/UX and animation. 5-7 years experience with a demonstrated portfolio and past work examples.  

● Excellent analytical and innovation-driven problem-solving abilities.  

● Autonomous work style with effective prioritization to achieve significant outcomes.  

● Keen interest in blockchain technology with a readiness to master blockchain-specific development.  

● Profound understanding of frontend software architecture, design patterns, and best practices.  

● Excellent communication abilities and proficiency in collaborating with product teams and external stakeholders. 

Desired Qualities:  

● Proven experience in addressing complex technical issues. 

● Knowledge of EVM-compatible blockchain networks and standards. 

● Familiarity with web3 technologies is advantageous but not mandatory. 

● Web3, crypto, NFT design projects within a portfolio. 
  • VC backed startup experience, ideally with web3 projects. 

● Motivation to work on innovative projects that manage high transaction and data  



What Sets You Apart:  

● Led or significantly contributed to web3 UI/UX design projects. 
  • 5+ years experience working for a tier one agency type of company like Airbnb, Cash App, Linear, Verceill 

● Hands-on experience in a VC backed startup 

● Insight into multiple blockchain protocols and cross-chain technologies. 

● A quant-like approach to problem-solving, valuing precision, and rigor in your work. 


Why Join Us:  

● Lead the way in blockchain technology with projects that have a worldwide impact. 

● Thrive in a setting that prizes autonomy, significant contributions, and the latest technological advancements. 

● Be part of an exceptional team, where pushing the boundaries of innovation is routine. 

Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  

Meet Your Recruiter

Lauren Klemp
Senior Recruiter

Lauren has over 6 years of full cycle recruitment experience, with a demonstrated history of partnering with clients to make key placements ranging from A16Z seed stealth projects to FAANG companies. She started her recruiting career in Seattle, WA within the Aerospace industry and has branched into various industries and skillsets since.  

Her true passion/purpose is creating close & intentional relationships with both hiring managers and professionals looking for a better fit career opportunity. When she’s not at work you can find her on the beaches of San Diego playing volleyball, swimming in the ocean, or cooking at home accompanied by her beloved cat, Gus. 


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