Front End Architect
CustomMade - Cambridge, MA

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CustomMade, a Google Ventures portfolio company, is seeking a Front End Architect to work with all of our Front End engineers to create high performance UIs in all of our client-side technologies (desktop browsers, mobile web apps, and native iOS and Android apps). We’re building a growing two-sided marketplace platform (web, mobile and mobile web) that lets people buy anything they can imagine ( http://youtu.be/KrQydrUfOlA ).

About the Job

Drive standards and best practices for easy-to-maintain, high performance UIs across all platforms
Lead by example in turning PSDs in interactive, responsive interfaces—web, mobile & mobile web
Serve as a front end technical expert to help our Product team design great user experiences
Sever as technical lead, helping all Front End engineers create better code and designs
Lead adoption of new Front End technologies: drive a move to Sass and iOS the way you always envisioned it

About our Engineering Team
We’re data-driven, work in short sprints, and push code several times a day.

We use a great tech stack that is always evolving:
Front End: HTML5, Sass, jQuery, Backbone.js, Zepto.js
Back End: Python, Django, Flask, Celery, Redis, Elastic Search, MySQL, MongoDB
Infrastructure & Tools: AWS, Puppet, Fabric, Nose, Github, Vagrant, Sentry, Selenium

(Don’t worry if you don’t see something here that you are already using. We are always looking at tech that lets us create a better marketplace faster—and with less work.)

About You

Creative problem solver who likes to get things done quickly
Experience working in a fast-paced, innovative environment, with many moving parts.
Evangelize the latest Front End advancements: CSS pre-processors, the good parts of JS, etc. You lead by example to show how much they can improve design, development and UX
Borderline obsessive about creating Jank-free UIs on any major browser ( http://bit.ly/10vbXwz) . You have already inspected custommade.com and have lots of ideas to make our front end better
Use every performance-enhancing techniques on anything you build--even your personal website

Things we get excited about

Awesome people. Sorry, funny, driven, ego-less, awesome people (See how we work at (http://instagram.com/custommade_com/ )
Building technology that you, your friends and family can actually use
Helping people visualize things that do not even exist yet
Combining responsive web and mobile templates to create the ideal experience on any browser
Using backbone.js to enable seamless, multimedia collaboration over web and mobile

Want to Learn More

Our Vision: http://bit.ly/15GuI2Y
How we make customers happy: http://bit.ly/10s6gzw
How we change the lives of our Makers: http://bit.ly/VYb29a
How we party (AfterInno): http://bit.ly/VRf5Tn
What Forbes is saying: http://onforb.es/15Kd3Zf
What Maxim likes: http://bit.ly/VKtYbc
What BostInno says we’re like: http://bit.ly/UNySE6

Get in Touch
We love our platform. We love working together and going home with feeling that we accomplished something every day. If you want to join our team, pleaseapply at http://custommade.com/careers . Include portfolios of your work (including source code or a link to your Github account) with your application.