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Front-end Engineer

Date: Nov 10, 2020

Location: Amsterdam, NL, 1012 AB

Company: Cimpress/Vistaprint

Who We Are

Cimpress Technology develops cutting-edge, best-in-world software that our mass customization businesses use to create personalized products for over 17 million global customers. Our Mass Customization Platform is comprised of modular, multi-tenant services. Our businesses can choose the solutions that work for them, or assemble any custom combination they need. This makes it easier and faster to do things like introduce new products, reach customers and track orders. And this kind of innovation keeps customers coming back. Just last year, Cimpress generated $2.88B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, packaging and more.

We encourage our engineers to think like an owner – to continue to act small as we grow. Every team defines their own roadmaps, and uses the programming languages and technologies that suit them best. This helps us have a big impact at the enterprise level while still feeling small and nimble.

 

About the product

The Document Design Tribe is responsible for the Design Experiences that Cimpress Technology delivers to other Cimpress business units and brands. Our core product is a JavaScript SDK and a library of design components. It is mainly built in TypeScript and the UI components are in React. All UI components are crafted and built mobile-first and responsive to enable a flawless UI on any type of device. Some of our customers choose to custom-build a design experience with this SDK, others prefer to apply their own branding to one of our out-of-the-box solutions (which, of course, are built using our SDK). This SDK is fairly new, and we need your help to fully expand its capabilities and deliver out-of-the-box solutions to our customers. In the upcoming months, we will build a Calendar designer, single photo designer (used for products like canvases, posters, mugs, mouse mats), magazine designers, and others. Functionality that will be added includes background knockout, automated photo placement, embroidery, single and multicolor engravement, and others.

 

What You Will Do:

As a member of the Design Implementation Squad, you will work closely together with senior FE engineers, UX designers and the Product Manager to perfect the implementations of our SDK and deliver them to our businesses.

  • Collaborate closely with senior FE engineers, UX designer and the Product Manager.
  • Actively participate in Scrum ceremonies like daily stand-up, sprint planning, and retrospective.
  • Collaborate with our customers for efficient implementation of our product in their domain.
  • Be responsible for the quality of your code, for example by writing automated tests or by actively engaging senior engineers for feedback.
  • Rotate first-line support for our customers.

 

Your Qualifications:

  • Experience with JavaScript engineering
  • Experience with, or a desire to learn TypeScript and React
  • Proficient in English, both written and spoken.
  • A strong desire for self-improvement, and an aim to control your own learning. In other words: research which training you need and who can mentor you, and we will provide the funding and time.
  • Experience in building JavaScript SDKs is a plus, but not necessarily required.

 

Our tech stack

Shown expertise in JavaScript and mobile/responsive FE application development is required for this role. Experience in all other parts of the tech stack is nice to have, but easy to learn if your JavaScript skills are at a high level.

  • Javascript, Typescript, React
  • AWS, Docker
  • Confluence, Jira, Gitlab, Gitlab CI
  • Jest

Our way of working includes peer reviewing, test driven development, thorough documentation, and Scrum

 

Why You’ll Love Working Here:

At Cimpress, we put importance into the wellbeing of our employees, which is why we offer perks that ensure an excellent work/life balance. At Cimpress, we work remote-first so your home office is your primary workplace besides our many ‘teamwork centers’ (formerly known as the office). Other perks include the option to work 32 to 40 hours, and very flexible time-off opportunities, including our outstanding “Break”, and 25 vacation days! You will be offered market rate compensation depending on experience and skills. You will benefit from our health insurance collectivity discount. We are a fast-growing organization, so joining Cimpress Technology now will give you great career opportunities.

 

About Us:

Led by founder and CEO Robert Keane, Cimpress invests in and helps build customer-focused, entrepreneurial mass customization businesses. Through the personalized physical (and digital) products these companies create, we empower over 17 million global customers to make an impression. Last year, Cimpress generated $2.88B in revenue through customized print products, signage, apparel, packaging and more. The Cimpress family includes a dynamic, international group of businesses and central teams, all working to solve problems, build businesses, innovate and improve.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Cimpress Tech, a Cimpress company, is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, nationality, age, religion, citizenship, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender presentation, legal or preferred name, marital status, pregnancy, family structure, veteran status or any other basis protected by human rights laws or regulations. This list is not exhaustive and, in fact, in many cases, we strive to do more than the law requires.

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