March 21, 2024
USA Only
$164K - $187K USD

Principal Front End Software Engineer

About the job:

Full-time

Who We Are


Angel Studios is the home of stories that amplify light. Through its platform, thousands of “Angel” investors choose which titles will be created, funded, and distributed. Angel Studios allows creators and audiences to form passionate communities around their creative projects, making the story behind the story as important as the final project itself. The studios’ first projects—The Chosen and Dry Bar Comedy—have earned billions of views around the world. Learn more at Angel.com


We’re looking for passionate team members who want to build world-class products that will reshape media over the coming decades. Learn more about:

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Company Strategy

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Join us and be part of stories that matter.


Job Description 


Summary/objective:

We are seeking an expert React.js developer to build front-end web applications as a member of a fully-remote engineering team.


Angel Studios uniquely models a flat organization structure. With that, the internal title may vary though Principal level skill is what we’re looking for. We believe this model provides ample freedom to our team members to reach founder-like achievements and we’re happy to discuss the successes it's had so far!

Expectations at Angel Studios:

  • Amplify light in every action. How do we define light? We build things that are true, honest, noble, just, authentic, lovely, admirable, and excellent.
  • As the owner of your outcomes, you are empowered to break down silos and coordinate with any and all people you need in order to reach your goals. 
  • You are ultimately responsible for achieving the outcomes while also using resources wisely - whether that be money, people, or time.
  • Know your customer - it might be our viewers, investors, creators, or internal Angel Teams. Ensure you understand your customer and are providing what THEY need and not just what you want to build. 

Required experience

  • 7+ years of experience as a Software Engineer
  • 5+ years of experience building front-end web applications
  • 3+ years of experience within the last 5 years using React.js to build front-end web applications 

Preferred experience

  • Expertise in unit testing is strongly preferred
  • Experience with Tailwind is a plus
  • Experience with GraphQL is a plus
  • Experience with next.js is a plus
  • Full-stack development experience is a plus
  • Additional language proficiency beyond English is a plus. 

Essential functions

  • Ensure quality through design, processes, and tools in a CI/CD environment.
  • Partner with designers, product managers, and engineers to build out new features, fixes, and continuous improvements.
  • Deliver features quickly and iteratively.
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, secure, reusable, and reliable code that runs performantly across devices under variable memory, screen size, and network constraints.
  • Participate in cross-team brownbags, workshop series, standups,  hackathons, etc.
  • Analyze application performance and recommend improvements as needed.
  • Perform code reviews, testing, and debugging. 
  • Provide expert front-end guidance to other engineers.
  • Contribute to technical documentation utilized in the Product and Engineering departments.
  • Must attend and contribute to scheduled meetings.
  • Proficiency in speaking, reading and writing in the English language is required.  Additional language proficiency is a plus. 

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

Competencies

  • Experience with the infrastructure needed to make compelling frontend experiences, such as API development. 
  • Passionate about careful component design & architectural planning that leads to a codebase that is future-proof and maintainable.
  • Enjoy the challenge and opportunity to lead and improve the development experience at Angel Studios by enhancing development tools, test coverage, and code structure.
  • Proactive and detail-oriented, yet comfortable working in a dynamic environment with tight deadlines and evolving requirements.
  • Self-starter with the ability to seek out opportunities, create an action plan and see it through to fruition.
  • Familiarity with Cloud Based Platforms and services.
  • Strong collaborator with excellent presentation, communication, and problem solving skills.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery principles.
  • An exceptional listener with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented perspective and able to pick up on overlooked details.
  • Organization and time management. 
  • Able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to manage multiple assignments, determine priorities, and adapt to changing conditions.
  • Resourceful and able to problem-solve and manage tasks with ambiguity. 
  • Can take feedback to tasks and assignments positively and create better solutions.
  • A quick study, able to pick up new skills and learn how to use new tools and programs.
  • Ability to take individual ownership, execute with high energy, share context, insist on candor with positive intent.

Work environment - Remote team members must have a private and quiet area for working hours in their location. When in the main office, expect a comfortable, air-conditioned work environment. Team members are issued their own desks, but the office is an open, shared space and can be fast-paced and occasionally noisy. 


Physical demands - Will need to be able to sit or stand at a desk for extended periods of time. 


Position type and expected hours of work - Regular full-time, 40 hours per week.


Travel required - No significant out of state travel anticipated at this time.


Work authorization - Must be authorized to work in the United States. 



Perks at Angel:


- Competitive compensation

- Stock Option equity package

- 100% company-paid medical, dental, and vision premiums for employees and dependents

- Short, and Long Term Disability Insurance paid for employee, with option of additional AD&D insurance

- Generous Paid Time Off

- Health Spending Account (HSA)

- 401(k) investment opportunity with employer match

- Paid parental leave



Other duties


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the team member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.




Angel is an Equal Opportunity Employer:


At Angel Studios, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates.

Region
USA Only
Compensation
$164K - $187K USD/Year
Applicants
18

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