Senior Frontend Developer

Unikrn Inc.
  •  Full Time
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Unikrn is the global leader in eSports betting. Founded by Rahul Sood and Karl Flores, we provide eSports fans and newcomers alike a safe and legal place to gather, game, and bet on eSports. With games such as League of Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Dota 2 and more, there’s always something to watch and bet on at Unikrn. Our employees are all passionate gamers, and see Unikrn as a way to increase the engagement and passion already surrounding eSports. Unikrn is revolutionizing the eSports industry.

Your mission

  • Responsible for designing the technical architecture, development, testing and maintenance of the primary codebase according to product specifications for the company’s flagship product, Unikrn Arena
  • Define and optimise operational processes and workflows, and provide technical guidance to teams in different departments (engineering, marketing, and design) to facilitate smooth and easy development of new features
  • Translate product feature briefs provided by product managers into technical documentation and tasks
  • Estimate timelines for product managers, and manage sprints and releases for the engineering team using Agile methodology
  • Collaborate with QA to diagnose and solve technical issues or bugs arising in systems during development and / or in production environments using bug trackers, version control systems, and continuous integration
  • Advise other departments, eg. marketing and design, on technical restrictions and corresponding solutions for their software requirements to reduce costs and development time


Your profile

  • 5+ years experience web application design and implementation
  • Deep knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript with mobile first development
  • General knowledge of frontend UI building frameworks and libraries (eg. React, AngularJS, Ember)
  • Knowledge of state management libraries (eg. Redux, MobX)
  • Knowledge of testing strategies and best practices
  • Working knowledge of the Unix/Linux command line
  • Common source control and deployment strategies (Git, Jenkins/CircleCI/Docker)
  • The ability to make quick decisions and iterate often
  • Passion for learning and always improving yourself and the team around you


Exceptional candidates will have the following additional skills:

  • Managerial skills to build and lead a team
  • Ability to work with heads of other teams to estimate requirements, schedules and deadlines
  • Strong portfolio including self-started projects


Why us?

  • A steep learning curve and the chance to grow with an internationally, well-funded Unicorn
  • A lot of responsibility and the chance to contribute to the team’s success
  • Supportive, international team of experts who inspire and support you
  • Flat hierarchies and close work with project leaders and our management board
  • Typical startup environment: soft drinks, snacks for free, team events and a super modern workplace