Front End Lead / React / Startup / Chicago

Chicago, Illinois


Direct Hire

$130k - $170k

A growing startup is looking for a Front End Lead who can come own the new development of the Front End for their core platform. This is a Chicago based Full Time role.
This is a small, tight-knit team at a growing startup. They have a current Front End Lead who is looking to take a different direction in their career, so is laying the groundwork for you to step in and run with. This is not an immediate management role, but could grow into one if you want it to. In the meantime, you’ll have full ownership over the direction and make of the whole Front End application. With that freedom, you will need to be able to demonstrate a lot of autonomy. They’re putting an emphasis on CS fundamentals and best practices, so will want to see that you can demonstrate that as well. If you’re looking for a well-road-mapped, brand new, challenging opportunity, apply! Required Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years of professional React Experience
  • Experience implementing and using CS Best Practices
  • BS+ in CS/STEM/Related
  • Strong communication skills
    • Ideally in a small team
    • Ideally cross-functionally
  • Eagerness to learn and grow
Desired Skills & Experience
  • MS+ in CS/STEM/Related
  • Strong testing experience
  • Startup Experience
  • FinTech experience
What You Will Be Doing Tech Breakdown
  • 100% Front End React Development
Daily Responsibilities
  • 70% Hands-on Development
  • 30% Team Collaboration
The Offer
  • Competitive salaries
You will receive the following benefits:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Benefits
  • Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401(k)

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US on a full-time basis now and in the future.


Posted by: Sydney McConnell

Specialization: Front End