Job Posting Details
About Thumbtack
Thumbtack is a local services marketplace that connects customers who need to get things done with local, skilled professionals who can help. From plumbers and painters to DJs and personal trainers, Thumbtack helps millions of customers find the right professional for their project in over 1,000 categories.
Summary
As a front­-end engineer at Thumbtack, your breadth of skills paired with our bottom-­up product process will give you as much autonomy and license as you can handle. If you can build it and it’s good for the company, do it! There's no limit to how valuable you can be or how much impact you can make here. We’re looking for people who want to make a mark on the world—who have the ambition to dream big and the talent to bring those dreams to fruition.
Responsibilities
* Explore new frameworks, languages, and processes while also being able to discuss when (or when not) to use them. * Write incredible new components using ES6 JavaScript, Sass, and the latest-and-greatest HTML APIs. * Mentor a growing team of multidisciplinary engineers on FE standards and best-practices. * Participate in a culture that values thoughtful code reviews, and frequent deploys.
Ideal Candidate
**Must-Have Qualifications** * Minimum of 4 years of industry experience in engineering. * Possess a deep understanding of JS beyond libraries or frameworks (i.e. Core JS, not just jQuery or Angular). * Have detailed knowledge of responsive CSS, the box model, semantic markup, and HTML5. * An appreciation for good design, and the desire to translate visual ideas into working, beautiful code. **Nice-to-Have Qualifications** * Be familiar with, and comfortable contributing to, robust FE tooling to support our growing team. * Understand the ins-and-outs of debugging JavaScript in the browser, have in-depth experience with CPU and memory profiling, and can discuss why all of that is important! * Love writing documentation and tests to keep their code lovely for years to come. * Be able to show what they've built via GitHub, CodePen, or a personal portfolio site.
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included
San Francisco, California
Skills Desired
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  • APIs
  • CSS
  • Debugging
  • Documentation
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • GitHub
  • HTML5
  • Sass
  • ES6
  • engineering
  • Box model
  • CodePen

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