Grindr

Frontend Engineer Grindr
College Park, Maryland

Download Grindr, the #1 gay social network app free for iOS and Android. Over 2M+ daily active users in 192 countries. Chat, share photos, and meet up with guys near you.

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Tech Stack

  • CloudFlare CDN
  • Route 53
  • Rackspace MailGun
  • Sendgrid
  • Gmail
  • Pardot
  • Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Zendesk
  • Amazon AWS
  • React JS Library
  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress.org
  • Greenhouse.io
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Bootstrap Framework

About Grindr

Job Description

Why work at Grindr?

Since 2009, Grindr has built the world’s largest social network for gay, bi, trans, and queer people. Now more than just an app, we’re a family of lifestyle brands with the shared mission to connect LGBTQ people with the world around them:

  • Grindr – The location-based social app that started it all. Over 3 million people use Grindr daily, from every country on the planet.
  • INTO – A digital magazine dedicated to queer perspectives: news, culture, commentary, video, and more.
  • Grindr for Equality (G4E) – Our social mission to promote justice, health, and safety for LGBTQ individuals around the globe.
  • Gaymoji – A one-of-a-kind collection of over 500+ stickers available on iOS, Android, and in the Grindr app.
  • Slumbr – An event series for the high-minded partygoer, combining fashion, music, and art.

Behind the brands, Grindr is an inclusive and passionate family of thinkers, innovators, leaders, and most importantly, doers. We’re fueled by endless curiosity, constant collaboration, and a knack for crossing every finish line – all within an agile growth environment. We also enjoy tons of perks, great social events, and stunning views from our HQ in West Hollywood.

Summary

Our team is growing, and we’re looking to add a Frontend Engineer that will bring their passion for mobile and strong drive to work quickly to accomplish multiple projects within our fast moving company. You will that the opportunity to develop, build, and integrate web platforms that serve as the face of Grindr and INTO. This is an opportunity to utilize your problem solving skills to help us provide simple solutions to big problems.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for designing, developing, and delivering desktop and mobile web applications
  • Responsible for ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Develop consumer-facing features and execute quick iterations to meet company demands
  • Manage projects and collaborate with key stakeholders across the business, offices.
  • Proven experience successfully optimizing applications for scalability
  • Utilize problem solving skills to implement creative solutions to tough problems
  • Has light experience with AWS EC2/S3

Requirements

  • BA/BS in computer science preferred, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of relevant web development experience
  • Expert in JavaScript, CSS, HTML, and other front end technologies
  • Experience managing multiple projects and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Manage projects and collaborate with key stakeholders across the business
  • Able to work quickly in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Nice to have: Familiar with React.js.

Benefits & Perks

  • 100% covered medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Generous Parental Leave
  • Unlimited sick policy
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 401(k)
  • Catered lunch, every day
  • Stocked kitchen
  • Free on-site parking
  • Casual dress environment

Grindr is an equal opportunity employer

*Recruiting firms that submit resumes to Grindr without first entering into a written contract will not be entitled to any compensation on candidates referred by that firm.

About Grindr

Download Grindr, the #1 gay social network app free for iOS and Android. Over 2M+ daily active users in 192 countries. Chat, share photos, and meet up with guys near you.

Headquarters
Size
260 employees

Tech Stack

  • CloudFlare CDN
  • Route 53
  • Rackspace MailGun
  • Sendgrid
  • Gmail
  • Pardot
  • Google Apps
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Zendesk
  • Amazon AWS
  • React JS Library
  • Google Analytics
  • WordPress.org
  • Greenhouse.io
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Bootstrap Framework
Grindr

West Hollywood, California, United States