Software Engineer - Frontend/Web


Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Engineering - Frontend

Feb 9

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Genies is the world’s largest avatar technology company, bringing the power of NFTs and crypto to culture through its mission to own the “virtual identity layer.” The company has set the foundation for swift, widespread adaptation of avatars as virtual beings in society through its consumer-first future vision coined “Decentralized Disney of the metaverse.” Genies provides consumers and celebrities with the tools to create high-quality avatars, enabling anyone to own their digital identity and express themselves across metaverses. The technology features an avatar wearables/skins marketplace built with Dapper Labs, API integrations, and a consumer app. Investors include Bond, NEA, Breyer Capital, CAA, and Tull Investment Group. The company has 99% celebrity avatar market share through its partnerships with Universal Music Group, Warner Music Group, and individually with thousands of celebrities like Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, Migos, Cardi B, and J Balvin.

Genies is looking for a passionate entry level Software Engineer for our Frontend/Web team. The successful candidate will join a high-performing team to learn more about how we produce our web products and applications. We're looking for creative thinkers who have a love for coding and a passion for problem solving to create world class consumer-facing products. 

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Create web pages using React/Node and other technologies.
  • Build and develop new user facing experiences that are responsive and performant.
  • Assist in implementing frontend designs for various features.
  • Create support and technical documentation.
  • Partner closely with cross functional teams in design, product and other business units.
  • Participate in Quality Assurance and website testing.

What You Should Have:

  • This position requires a 4 year degree with 0-2 years of work experience. Must be pursuing a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Solid knowledge and skills with programming language JavaScript
  • Good foundation in data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in developing websites and creating web pages with React, JavaScript ES6+ and Node
  • Working knowledge of web technologies (such as HTTP, HTML/DOM, JavaScript, CSS)
  • Familiarity with Git and Github for version control
  • Experience and understanding around concepts like Web Services and REST APIs preferred
  • Understanding of Cloud infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services preferred
  • A strong background in software engineering and computer science fundamentals
  • Awareness of Agile methodologies and Scrum preferred
  • Proficient verbal and written communication skills
  • Sense of urgency and accountability

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded 
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries and 401K program for all full time employees 
  • Flexible paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement 
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide! 
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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