The Defiant

Lead Frontend Engineer

The Defiant is looking for a lead frontend engineer to help build out its DeFi-focused data platform.

Lead Frontend Engineer

The Defiant is looking for a full time Lead Frontend developer to join our development team in creating an innovative Web3 and DeFi data Terminal, a product which will be core for our expansion strategy. Our company was founded by Chileans, with headquarters in NYC, but we are looking for a remote position with possibilities of relocation if wanted. For more information on our company, please visit thedefiant.io)

As Frontend Lead, you will collaborate with a small, tight knit team who set the strategy for our customer interface in an engaging and constructive way. You will also be working closely with the product and design teams of The Defiant Terminal. Self-starters are encouraged to explore, fail fast, and build new things, and will be given opportunities to be developed and grow within the company.

In this role you will get to:

  • Lead the frontend development with direct impact on the evolution of The Defiant Terminal.
  • Be part of a cross-functional team that experiments, iterates and delivers on product objectives.
  • Be the frontend technical expert to other engineers and help plan and organize sprints
  • Be the frontend technical expert to other engineers and help plan and organize sprints
  • Showcase your expertise in building an engaging user experience.
  • Build relationships and interact with Product and Design team members.

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of JavaScript along with experience working on consumer facing projects.
  • 3+ years of experience in React. Next.js experience is a plus.
  • Competence in Typescript required. Expert knowledge preferred.
  • Familiarity with frontend performance techniques and tradeoffs.
  • Experience with Styled Components or similar CSS in JS framework is a plus.
  • Established software development best practices, including writing unit tests and collaborating over programming in peer code review.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills
  • Ability to execute tasks with high diligence
  • Located within 3 hrs of EST timezone
  • Speak English at an intermediate/advanced level

What we offer:

  • Opportunity to advance in a fast-growing crypto startup.
  • Full-time job.
  • Remote working with some level flexibility regarding working hours

Apply by sending a CV and cover letter to jobs@thedefiant.io


About The Defiant

The Defiant is the most trusted information source focusing on the open economy. We bring unbiased, balanced, facts-based and timely reporting to decentralized finance, NFTs, and web3. We believe blockchains will be the underlying infrastructure of the financial system and will add a valuable layer to the internet. At The Defiant, we are the best placed to cover that transformation.

Defiant Media Inc. was founded in 2019 by Camila Russo, former Bloomberg News journalist and author of The Infinite Machine, the most read book on the history of Ethereum. Today, it has a core team of 20, plus a network of dozens of contributors. The Defiant publishes news stories and features, research reports, opinion columns, exclusive interviews, and tutorials across its website, newsletters, podcast, and YouTube channel. Hundreds of thousands consume our content each month. We are building a platform focusing on on-chain DeFi data which we expect will become an indispensable tool for investors, traders, and analysts following the industry. 

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