What’s Gemma Labs? 

Gemma Labs is a direct-to-consumer personal care company. Our brand Gemmist uses the power of science and data to determine the right set of hair care formulas for each customer. We are headquartered in Seattle, Washington, and a spin-out of start-up incubator Pioneer Square Labs. Check us out at gemmist.com. 

What’s the role? 

We are looking for a skilled front-end engineer to help refine our product and execute on our technology roadmap. We seek a site experience that is easy for our customers to navigate, simple for our marketers to tweak with new messaging and product offerings, and works for our business/corporate needs. You’ll work closely with design, marketing, and customer service to flesh out project requirements and turn them into solutions that delight. Our web application is built with React in coordination with a Node.js / Express based API; our stack is built to support a quiz which collects each visitor's hair data and habits, a customized product recommendation for each person and an easy account management experience for customers. 

Does this sound like you? 

You enjoy a small team where bureaucracy is low, but opportunity to make an impact is high, and great communication and collaboration is essential. You love to stitch together all elements of the software lifecycle and you do whatever it takes to deliver. You thrive in the ambiguity and activity of a startup environment. You are customer-centric with an established background in developing technical products; bonus points for experience with eCommerce. You love a fast-paced environment and enjoy working with an energetic team who loves to try new ways to drive sales and build strong relationships with customers. You have a pragmatic attitude- you’re able to build high quality, robust experiences that meet the needs of the customer without letting getting it perfect get in the way of getting it done.

This job might be for you if you have... 

  • At least 3 years professional front-end development experience 
  • Skill with building highly intuitive customer experiences 
  • An aptitude for problem-solving 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Familiarity with standard software development tools and best practices
  • Experience with JavaScript, React, HTML and SCSS/CSS (required) 
  • Bonus: Typescript, and Shopify or other eCommerce platform experience 

We are an equal opportunity employer and highly value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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