FreeWill is an award-winning, social-good startup that has raised more than $4 billion for high impact nonprofits since we were founded in 2017. We’ve been featured in the New York Times, Forbes, Oprah’s magazine, and our co-CEOs have even been named to Town & Country’s “Top 50 Philanthropists” list.

All of this is because we’ve figured out how to make some powerful (but complicated!) ways to donate much easier and more accessible. Our products make things easier for the donors who want to change the world and for nonprofits doing heroic work around the planet.

In the last 5 years, we’ve grown from 5 people to 100+ (all smart, tenacious, and kind), and continue to grow quickly. We’d love to have you be a part of this adventure.

About the role

We are looking for an ambitious frontend engineer who wants to make an impact at a mission-driven company. You are excited to work with a low-ego, highly collaborative team and take on a high level of responsibility across many projects.

This role reports to our VP of Engineering, Alden Quimby, who reports directly to our co-CEO, Jenny Xia Spradling.

Responsibilities

  • Independently own the design and development of new features
  • Drive technical initiatives that improve quality, efficiency, and sustainability for the team
  • Work on a modern stack, including React, TypeScript, Node.js, PostgreSQL, and AWS
  • Interact closely with a diverse team across legal, growth, sales, design, and product
  • Mentor junior engineers and share knowledge through code reviews, pair programming, 1-1 conversations, and broader team trainings
  • Contribute ideas to improve our product, technology, and team practices
  • Gain knowledge of end-of-life planning and nonprofit fundraising - what currently is working, what is not, and what tech can do to help fix it

Technical Skills

  • 5+ years building production frontend systems for complex web applications
  • Proficient in React, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Familiar with web architecture, browser compatibility, responsive layouts, accessibility, design systems, performance optimization, API backends, and automated testing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field (or equivalent training, fellowship, or work experience)

Benefits

In addition to the immense personal and professional satisfaction you’ll gain from helping to raise $1T for high impact nonprofits in a kind and joyful work environment, full time employees at FreeWill are eligible for the following benefits:

  • Work from home 
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible hours
  • Competitive salary
  • Commuter benefits
  • Company stock options
  • 401k
  • Medical/Dental/Vision (some single coverage medical plans are 100% employer paid, subsidized rates for spousal, parent-child, and family coverage)
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance
  • Free One Medical membership
  • Paid parental leave for all parents

Perks

  • Option to work from our new, beautiful NYC office, located in the Financial District
  • Fully paid trips, such as an annual work retreat in a relaxing location
  • Staff holidays and FreeDays (periodic one day office closures to rest and refresh)
  • Regular (virtual) team events
  • $250 monthly co-working budget which can be used for local co-working spaces (for team members located outside of the NYC metro only).
  • $300 annual budget to outfit your home office or cover utility bills
  • $1,000 referral bonuses for growing our FreeWill community
  • $1,000 annual professional development budget

FreeWill is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We are committed to finding talent that is not determined on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are a remote-first company that’s able to hire in 47 states and D.C. Unfortunately, we are unable to hire in Colorado, Alabama, or Louisiana at this time. We also can’t sponsor working visas, so all applicants will need to have work authorization in the US.

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