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Senior WeChat Engineer at GOAT
Shanghai, CN
Title: Senior Frontend Engineer (WeChat), GOAT China
Reporting to: GM of China
Language requirement: Fluent in Mandarin and English
Location: Shanghai, China
We’re looking for someone who has proven experience building and launching high quality WeChat Mini Programs and is excited about researching new methods or technologies that improve the architecture, user experience or engineering process. As an early member of our China-based engineering team, you’ll collaborate cross-functionally with teams both in the US and China to adapt our GOAT marketplace on the WeChat ecosystem as the business expands into China.  

In this role you will:

    • Further develop the existing WeChat Mini Program, adding additional features and functionality for the user base
    • Collaborate with Engineers, Mobile Designers, and Product Manager to build, implement, test, and deploy more advanced versions of the GOAT WeChat Mini Program across iOS and Android
    • Lead the entire software development process, provide input related to the technical design of new applications, systems and architecture
    • Develop innovative solutions that meet Chinese market needs with respect to functionality, performance, scalability, and reliability while meeting realistic implementation schedules and adhering to development goals and principles
    • Contribute to the innovation, analysis, design, critique and continual improvement of the app

We are looking for:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Technology or related field
    • 5+ years hand-on coding experience of JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3 and related browser technologies
    • Experience in popular Frontend framework and related ecosystem, React is preferred
    • Experience creating WeChat Mini Programs from US apps from development to integration
    • Understanding of Webpack and related stacks
    • Excellent personal, verbal and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin
    • Experience with iOS or Android app development is a strong plus
    • Understanding of the sneaker market and sneaker culture within China is a plus
GOAT Group is the world’s largest marketplace for authentic sneakers. Its brands offer the greatest selection of sneakers available through company-operated retail stores, e-commerce sites and mobile apps under the GOAT and Flight Club brands. Through its innovative technology and service, GOAT Group has changed the landscape of sneaker commerce and has quickly become the world’s most trusted source to discover, buy and sell authentic sneakers.
The company is backed by strategic investor Foot Locker, Inc. as well as some of the leading names in venture capital including Accel, Andreessen Horowitz, Ashton Kutcher, Index Ventures, Matrix Partners, NEA, SV Angel, Upfront Ventures, Webb Investment Network and Y Combinator.
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