JavaScript Job: Frontend Engineer, Creator Tools

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New York, NY - United States of America

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Patreon is the best place for creators to build memberships by providing exclusive access to their work and a deeper connection with their communities. We're building a content and community platform where creators can engage directly with their fans and monetize their creativity, while maintaining full ownership over the work they make and the communities they create.

We're leaders in the membership space with 250,000+ active creators and over $3.5 billion paid directly to creators on our platform. Our team is building tools to optimize the creator-to-fan relationship, including native video, enhanced podcasting features, improved creation tools, and new community experiences. We're continuing to invest heavily in building the most talented team in the Creator Economy and are looking for a Frontend Software Engineer for our Creator Tools team to support our mission.

About the Role

  • Build products that maximize the reach and ROI of Patreon creators
  • Engineer tools with high craft that maximize simplicity and power
  • Synthesize feedback from user research, interviews, market insights and trends to build components that solve our users' most immediate problems
  • Employ an iterative approach to development with a focus on shipping evolutionary releases that culminate in revolutionary products
  • Work hand in hand with cross-functional partners to refine and deliver new features
  • Contribute to company-wide efforts to refine our front-end tech stack

About You

  • 3+ years of experience in software development
  • Excited to craft delightful user experiences and reusable components using Next,js and React, grounded in JavaScript and TypeScript best practices
  • Good knowledge and understanding of modern web technologies (we use Flask, Node.js, gRPC, HTTP)
  • Able to interact with and extend REST APIs
  • Experienced with build tools like Webpack, Babel, and CircleCI
  • Preference for practicality over dogmatism
  • Penchant for solving complex requirements with elegant and simple solutions

About Patreon

Patreon powers creators to do what they love and get paid by the people who love what they do. Our team is passionate about making this mission and our core values come to life every day in our work. Through this work, our Patronauts:

  • Put Creators First | They're the reason we're here. When creators win, we win.
  • Build with Craft | We sign our name to every deliverable, just like the creators we serve.
  • Make it Happen | We don't quit. We learn and deliver.
  • Win Together | We grow as individuals. We win as a team.

Patreon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.

Patreon offers a competitive benefits package including and not limited to salary, equity plans, healthcare, unlimited paid time off, company holidays and recharge days, commuter benefits, lifestyle stipends, learning and development stipends, patronage, parental leave, and 401k plan with matching.

The posted range represents the expected salary range for this job requisition and does not include any other potential components of the compensation package, benefits and perks previously outlined. Ultimately, in determining pay, we'll consider your experience, leveling, location and other job-related factors.

New York Pay Range

$139,000—$193,500 USD