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Senior Frontend Engineer at GOAT
Shanghai, CN
Title: Senior Frontend Engineer, GOAT China
Reporting to: GM of China
Language requirement: Fluent in Mandarin and English
Location: Shanghai, China
 
Our web team creates innovative eCommerce experiences for millions of web visitors per month. We are looking for a Senior Frontend Engineer to build unique websites that support both our power buyers and our everyday customers. 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 site according to local needs.

You will:

    • Collaborate with the GOAT Product and Engineering teams in the US and China to localize the GOAT US mobile and desktop website for the China market
    • Develop single page applications in React and other best in class JavaScript libraries
    • Ensure compatibility of front-end applications across platforms and browsers
    • Align with product to rigorously prioritize website functionality within our roadmaps to ensure efficient speed to market and a high-quality user experience
    • Work closely with customers on support, feature requests, solutions and deploying software
    • Keep up to date with the latest capabilities and features of front-end JavaScript frameworks
    • Be a part of a small but nimble team expanding the mobile web and desktop retail experience
    • Collaborate with Dev Ops to manage cross-geographic code

You have:

    • 5+ years of professional software engineering experience in China
    • Experience “converting” US websites into localized versions for the China market
    • 3+ years of experience developing single page applications in React, Angular, or Ember
    • Experience writing and utilizing unit tests to build maintainable and flexible code
    • Detailed understanding of cross browser support and performance issues
    • Experience with developing production-level front end markup and code from design or requirements documents
    • Huge plus if you have experience with Ruby on Rails and familiarity with data fetching architectures like GraphQL
    • Excellent personal, verbal and written communication skills in both English and Mandarin
    • 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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