Senior Front End Developer - Ecommerce

Dolls Kill
San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States
13 Sep 2021
19 Feb 2022
Full Time
Dolls Kill is a global fashion brand that empowers everyone to celebrate their individuality through radical, unapologetic self-expression. Our cult following of over 5 million social media followers includes some of the most influential personalities in music, art, pop culture, and fashion. We're also backed by strong consumer-focused investors who share in our vision of building one of the world's next great consumer brands.

Our team is growing quickly in both our SF and LA locations and we are hiring across all business functions. We are looking for team members who are equally passionate about what we do and excited about joining the Dolls Kill crew.

About us

Dolls Kill is the go-to brand globally for those who are going to be whoever the $#%@ they want to be. Our mission is simple, to empower everyone to celebrate their individuality, and have fun doing it. Dolls Kill is headquartered in the Bay area and backed by some of the world’s leading investors.

As a Senior Front-End Developer, you'll be part of a team defining and building applications that are as innovative and unique as our brand. You'll own the solution, CSS, HTML, and JavaScript updates and will write code that is performant, fault-tolerant, maintainable, testable, and concise... all while ensuring that the products and features you build align with new industry trends and innovations. You'll also play a leadership key in architecting and developing a React based redesigned web app front end for our website. You will help us create the optimal product delivery approach for our team of engineers, product managers, and designers, consistently improving our customers experience through solid technology delivery.


    • Lead in designing and developing a responsive frontend eCommerce React application
    • Architect technical solutions and develop high level designs based on business requirements, partnering with the head of engineering and back end lead on the overall architecture approach for the site
    • Contribute to the high-level technology roadmap, and eCommerce platform architecture for the company
    • Work closely with product management, and product design to develop and innovate on the consumer experience leveraging best-in-class front end solutions
    • Manage a team of developers that include both internal team members and external partners integrated into our team.
    • Code daily in our frontend stack: React, Node.js , ElasticSearch, Redis
    • Work closely with the backend team and Magento 2 platform (PHP, MySQL)
    • Create high quality code that can scale with a significant number of users
    • Ensure compliance with web standards and accessibility requirements
    • Implementation of robust security and data protection measures
    • Execute full lifecycle software development practices
    • Assist in coding, code reviews and debugging

Minimum requirements

    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Strong communication skills
    • Minimum of 7 years of professional experience as a web developer/engineer
    • Experience with agile methodologies and the full software delivery lifecycle; able to propose new ideas, perform feasibility analyses, and scope work
    • Excited about working in a fast-paced startup environment
    • Significant professional experience with modern JavaScript frameworks; React a plus
    • Experience consuming and optimizing GraphQL endpoints
    • Experience with Single Page Applications and Service Workers / Progressive Web Applications
    • Ability to own customer-facing features; work with stakeholders, designers, and developers to build out clean user experiences

Nice to Have

    • Significant professional experience as a developer/engineer working with JavaScript libraries and tooling and modern CSS features
    • Effective use of CSS, including strong understanding of responsive design techniques and styling with incremental loading
    • Prior experience supporting WCAG Compliance
    • History of developing or maintaining applications powered by decoupled/API-driven backends
    • Ability to make recommendations on UI design and UX best practices