Squarespace is looking for experienced JavaScript engineers with strong design sensibilities and a desire to create interfaces that are a pleasure to use.

The Frontend team at Squarespace is building one of the most advanced interfaces on the web. With it, our customers can easily create beautiful interactive websites and stores. If you are a Frontend Engineer who strives to go beyond what is possible in a web browser, we want to hear from you! You will report to the Product Engineering Team Lead in our New York City headquarters.

We have introduced our Flexible Work Philosophy for Squarespace employees, which you can find on our career page. For those who will work out of our offices 1-5 days a week, we have also introduced a detailed return to office approach to guarantee a safe return for our Squarespace employees. The safety of our people is our top priority and we will continue to monitor the status of COVID‑19.

You’ll Get To…

  • Design and build new features into the Squarespace interface
  • Take a lead role with other engineers and designers to provide strong customer-focused experiences
  • Keep our product up-to-date with the latest frontend technologies such as React and ES2016+
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing beautiful, readable code)
  • Actively contribute to team and company standards
  • Mentor junior team members

Who We’re Looking For

  • Strong JavaScript development skills, understanding of new ES6 concepts, and proficiency in React, Angular, or other modern JS frameworks
  • Extensive experience developing large-scale application software
  • Have full knowledge of the DOM, new HTML5 constructs, and CSS3
  • Have experience with Single Page Application development
  • Keep up-to-date with the newest technologies
  • Develop features and create fulfilling user experiences
  • A strong understanding of, and practical experience with, web application development
  • A sincere commitment to crafting readable and dependable code
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience

Benefits & Perks

  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible vacation & paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave 
  • Equity plan for all employees 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 7 Employee Resource Groups across locations 
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

About Squarespace

Squarespace is the all-in-one platform with everything to sell anything, providing customers in approximately 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to sell physical products, digital content, classes, appointments, reservations and more. Powered by best-in-class design for a consistent brand experience across all touchpoints, our suite of fully integrated products enables anyone to manage their projects and businesses through websites, domains, ecommerce, marketing tools, and scheduling, along with tools for managing a social media presence with Unfold and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,400 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, Oregon, and Chicago, Illinois.

Our Commitment 

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customer base, but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace

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