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Senior Frontend Engineer, React JS



Software Engineering
California, USA
Posted on Sunday, November 12, 2023
The role: Polarr is seeking a Senior Frontend Engineer primarily responsible for building new interactive user experiences for Polarr Next (, a next-gen batch RAW editing AI software, and true alternative to Adobe Lightroom, in the web browser.
Technologically, Polarr Next disrupts existing paradigm of pro-graphics software developments by using the latest web technology for large file I/O, AI, and user experiences. It's the first of its kind for its extreme file processing capability and responsive AI performances that elevate the playing field for web-based applications.
You will work in a tight knit, fast-moving team and directly report to the co-founder and CTO.

You Have:

  • Worked in fast-paced startup deployment cycles.
  • Managed complex React.js codebases in the web.
  • Built complex, rich interactions with HTML Canvas.
  • Optimized memory usage, frame rates for resource-intense web applications.
  • Deep knowledge in Javascript, TypeScript, CSS, and React JS framework.

You Will:

  • Improve architecture, best practices inside Polarr Next
  • Develop new interactive user experiences in the web
  • Push the boundary of web performances for the industry

You Are:

  • Passionate about clean, well documented coding styles.
  • Up-to-date with new technologies and frameworks.
  • Precise and concise in communication.

Bonus Points If You:

  • Are a photographer yourself
  • Have worked in the photo tooling / productivity tooling software
Mission: We help you express yourself visually and ignite the creative spark in others.
Vision: We imagine a world where there is no barrier to inspiration, no judgment to self-expression, no limit to where creativity can be applied.
Investors: Our company raised a $12m Series A in 2019 from Threshold (formerly DFJ), who previously invested in Twitter, Patreon, Doordash, etc.