About Us:

At Rent the Runway, our mission is to make women feel empowered and self-confident every single day by combining best in class technology, logistics, and customer service. Since our launch in 2009, we’ve developed proprietary technology, a one-of-a-kind reverse logistics operation, stores of the future, a viral brand, relationships with hundreds of fashion designers - and we are passionate about continuing to innovate our customer experience. We have pioneered the closet in the cloud and believe that every person globally will soon have a subscription to fashion. We are proud to be both a profitable and fast-growing business, with a loyal 10 million members who believe that rental is the future.

About our Team:

Recognising Ireland’s significant technology talent, Rent the Runway aims to hire 150 engineers and tech developers over the next three years. The prospective team, to be based in the historic Claddagh area of Galway city centre, will tackle core technology challenges that are critical to Rent the Runway’s overall success and will influence the future of the next generation of services.  

The new international office in Galway will enable the company to expand its engineering, product development, and Data Science footprint and new Rent the Runway employees will have the opportunity to launch or grow their careers across a number of roles in Technology. The centre in Galway will be the first operation for Rent the Runway outside of the US.

 

About this Job:

We are continuously on the look out for a front end developers who prioritise creativity and user experience alongside great code and curiosity. Your opinions on architecture and design are informed by your experience building applications supporting large user bases, but you’re still always open to learning more and working with a team to try new approaches and iterations on your features and products. Our front end engineers can be found working on everything from website features that improve the experience of our customers to UIs in the systems used at our warehouse, in our retail locations, and by our customer support teams.

What You'll Do:

  • Participate in all aspects of agile software development including design, implementation, and deployment
  • Collaborate with designers and other teams to refine product features and brainstorm ideas
  • Work with business stakeholders to identify software solutions to business challenges
  • Write clean, testable, and efficient code

About you:

  • 4 - 5 + years of professional development experience and a high level of comfort with Javascript/React/Redux
  • An eye for responsive design and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to pick up new tools and technologies as needed
  • Experience working as part of a cross-functional development team
  • Ability to prioritize important tasks
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

 

Benefits:

At Rent the Runway, we’re committed to the happiness and well-being of our employees and aim to create a workplace that fosters both personal and professional growth. We have a competitive benefits package on offer for all our Ireland based employees which reflects our ethos and culture. Our benefits include, but are not limited to:

  • Generous Paid Time Off including annual leave, sick and family leave - every employee needs time to take care of themselves and their family.
  • Universal Paid Parental Leave for both parents + flexible return to work program  - because we know your newest family member(s) deserve your undivided attention.
  • Paid Sabbatical after 5 years of continuous service - Unplug, recharge, and have some fun!
  • Comprehensive health care from day 1 of employment - Your health comes first and we’ve got you covered.

 

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