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At 0x Labs, our mission is to create a tokenized world where all value can flow freely. We're a highly technical, globally distributed group of teams working together toward actualizing that mission. In doing so, we're excited and proud to be pushing the envelope across the DeFi and Ethereum stacks.

In joining us, you'll take part in transforming the way that value is exchanged on a global scale. We're passionate about open-source software and decentralized technology's potential to act as an equalizing force in the world, and our technology is deployed by a wide array of projects at the forefront of internet and economic advancement.

Founded in 2017, 0x Labs created and now partakes in the development of 0x protocol: a network comprised of open-source infrastructure, tooling, and cryptocurrency-based incentives that allow for the decentralized exchange of any blockchain-based digital asset. 0x is a secure, publicly owned and governed, and upgradable standard that’s abstracted away from application-layer developers and enables interoperability between blockchain-based applications.

Alongside the core protocol, 0x Labs also builds and maintains a suite of network incentives, business resources, developer/trader tools (e.g., 0x API), and end-user products (e.g., Matcha).

MATCHA

Matcha is 0x Labs’ first consumer-facing product.  Built on top of 0x API, Matcha is a meticulously designed decentralized exchange that makes it safe and easy for anyone in the world to access crypto assets on the Ethereum blockchain.  We provide users with the best prices by aggregating liquidity from all of the major decentralized exchanges and splitting/routing orders intelligently.

By focusing on user experience and education, Matcha will onboard the next wave of users into the DeFi ecosystem. As a Front-End Engineer on the team, you’ll take large and early part in building out this flagship product.

You’ll work closely alongside:

  • Chris Kalani, 0x Labs’ Director of Design. Before joining ZeroEx, he founded Wake, a design visibility company that was acquired by InVision in early 2018; and prior, was an early Product Designer at Facebook, where he helped develop Messenger, Graph Search, and Friend List;
  • A small team of four (and growing) world-class front-end engineers and designers; and
  • Various other teams and stakeholders across 0x Labs.

MATCHA TECH STACK

We don’t care much about your experience with our stack (or any specific stack); we care far more that someone has solid fundamentals, is generally intelligent, has strong learning agility, and is an overall good human.  We understand it takes time to ramp, and we’re happy to invest with the right person if necessary.

That said, we’re excited about the rapidly evolving tech we’re building on.  It includes:

  • Next.js
  • React (we use Hooks heavily!)
  • TypeScript
  • react-spring and react-use-gesture for high-performance animations and interactions
  • styled-components
  • AlchemyAPI and ethers 5.0 for interacting with Ethereum
  • Vercel for continuous deployment and infrastructure
  • Linear for project management

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create trustworthy user experiences by building, testing, and shipping features that are simple, intuitive, performant, and reliable
  • Own entire features from specification to shipping
  • Work effectively with a high degree of autonomy, within a collaboratively minded team
  • Keep abreast of the nascent and rapidly evolving blockchain space, and introduce innovative tools and products
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with other teams, including engineering (internal and external), design, research, data science, product management, executive leadership, and recruiting
  • Be a steward and influencer of our early engineering culture

REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience with modern JavaScript
  • Experience with React
  • Experience with CSS/HTML
  • Passion for the benefits of decentralization and the 0x mission
  • Exhibit our core values: do the right thing, consistently ship, and focus on long-term impact

PREFERRED

  • Proficiency with TypeScript (Matcha is written completely in strict-mode TypeScript)
  • Experience optimizing front-end performance (we take application performance very seriously)

BENEFITS

  • Additional cryptocurrency-based compensation
  • Comprehensive insurance (medical/dental/vision/disability/pet)
  • 401k, HSA, and FSA
  • Monthly mobile phone bill, wellness, and pre-tax transportation expense
  • Flexible hours, liberal work-from-home policy, and a supportive remote environment
  • Meals and snacks provided in office daily
  • Laptop, headphones, and any other work gear you may need
  • 12-week paid parental leave
  • Great office conveniently located in Soma/East Cut, SF
  • Unlimited vacation: Take time when you need it (and we really mean it)

0x Labs and its associated entities (0x) are dedicated to fostering diversity, inclusion, and belonging in its teams and workforce, and are proud to be equal opportunity employers. 0x does not make employment or hiring decisions on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression or identity, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, national origin, or any other basis that is protected by applicable local, state, or federal laws. 0x will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a way that is consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.

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