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Frontend Engineer, Developer Experience

PagodaRemote; Africa; Europe; North America; South AmericaFull-time$148k - $175kOct 16, 2023
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About Pagoda

Pagoda is shepherding a future where NEAR becomes the blockchain operating system. We believe that re-inventing how software is made and distributed is our greatest opportunity to open economic access to those who are not fully integrated into the global economy. Our products empower people to find opportunity, invent new experiences, and collaborate. Let's build an Open Web world. A world where people control their assets, data, and power of governance.

About The Role

The Core Experience team is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our effort to enhance with social, collaborative, and engagement features to evolve the developer network to be the best place to build open source software, decentralized UIs, and decentralized applications on the open web ecosystem. 

We are looking for a productive, pragmatic, empathetic collaborator to join the team. Someone who is excited by challenging technical problems, and driven to build performant UIs and collaborate with Designers and User Researchers to build elegant User Experiences. We take a user experience first approach to everything we build so we expect you to develop an understanding of how what you’re working on affects the usability of our target personas of

What You'll Be Doing

  • Work on a collaborative and globally distributed team of world class experienced engineers, providing an opportunity to learn and grow your technical skill set.
  • Follow the minimal processes, like technical roadmaps, OKRs, milestones, regular team meetings;
  • Working in the open while developing user interfaces on
  • Participate in on-call rotations

What We're Looking For

  • The ability to solve all sorts of frontend engineering tasks
  • Effective communication skills to convey your ideas, discuss technical challenges with team members, and initiative to participate in healthy debates without ego and with an attitude of succeeding together.
  • Creativity to come up with proof of concept from high level design while not knowing all the details;
  • The ability to effectively deliver and receive constructive feedback.
  • Ideally 3+ years experience building interactive production UIs in React
  • Experience integrating with async APIs - data fetching, caching and client-side state management
  • Fluency in Typescript/Javascript and web standards
  • A solid understanding of CSS
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Arts, or relevant field is a must

We'd Love If You Have

  • Experience working with a fully remote team and the skills to excel at working in a remote environment
  • Open source contributions and previous or continued involvement in open source communities
  • Experience with design systems and components
  • Experience using a CSS-in-JS library
  • Familiarity with other crypto or blockchain technologies
  • Experience working at a startup

Here’s What Our Interview Process Looks Like

Our interviews take place via Zoom and typically consists of the following stages:

  • Internal Recruiter Call (30 to 45 minutes)
  • Meet with the Hiring Manager (45 to 60 minutes)
  • Technical Interviews (3 x 60 minutes) 
  • Pagoda Values Interview (30 to 45 minutes)

Please let us know if you require any special requirements for your interview and we’ll do our best to accommodate.


The base salary range for this role is $148,750- $175,000. This reflects the minimum and maximum range across all US locations. This does not include bonus, incentives, or benefits.

The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as: leveling, relevant skills, and work location. If you are based outside of the US, there are other geographic considerations that may impact your final compensation. Your recruiter can share more about the compensation and benefits applicable to your preferred location during the hiring process. 

Benefits & Perks

  • Flexible Annual Leave / PTO with an encouraged 20 day per year minimum
  • Paid Holiday Week: the last week of the year
  • Paid Wellness Week: the first week of July
  • $2,000 Yearly Continued Education Reimbursement
  • $2,000 Home Office Setup Reimbursement
  • Co-working Space Reimbursement
  • Company Retreats (2023 in Spain!) & Team Offsites
  • Mental Health Support and access to licensed therapists through Spill, 100% paid by Pagoda 

Our Values at Pagoda

Our values express our company culture. Learn more on our careers page.

Pagoda is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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