Hi! We're looking
for a Senior Front-end Engineer
Zencastr is a modern web-based solution for high-quality podcast production. The most reliable Hi-Fi Audio and HD Video Podcasting Platform.
About us
Salt Lake City
We were a fully distributed team before COVID existed. We have people in 11 different countries around the world. That was a very conscious choice. We believe that distribution allows us to work with some of the best people, regardless of where they are.
Adrian Lopez, CPO Zencastr
✨ Job Description
Change the podcasting world @ Zencastr. Come join the team that's building the tools for creating high-quality video podcasts for some of the biggest creators in the world.

What you'll do:
* Serve the biggest names in podcasting today
* Work with browser vendors to help refine and develop the next generation of JavaScript APIs
* Push the JavaScript APIs to the limit on the latest technologies available in the browser right now
* Create high-performance native-like apps that run in the browser
* Work in an agile and fast-changing environment
* Work with great engineers across the organization. From machine learning teams to backend developers
* Take ownership of focused but critical parts of the application
* Build greenfield parts of the app as we expand our services
* Influence the road map and product development working with executives and designers

What Sets You Apart:
* You have a strong understanding of computer science fundamentals.
* You might not have gone to school for it, but you know the difference between heap and stack
* You have a passion for high-performance applications
* You've tried to cure an itch either by creating or contributing to an open-source project
* You have an eye for code quality, and you strive to uphold best practices in engineering, security, and design
* You want to work in a fast-growing startup. This comes with the blood, sweat, and tears of working to disrupt an established industry
* You have empathy for the end-user. A spec is a conversation starter, as an advocate for the end-user you are always thinking about how to best serve their needs

Why Zencastr:
* Work with world-class engineers, Ph.D.'s, and designers in a fully distributed team
* Equity in a profitable company (in what's becoming the biggest podcasting platform in the world)
* Health insurance / Dental / Vision
* Unique challenges and the support to solve them
* 3 weeks PTO
* Freedom to work where you please. We are a fully distributed team working across borders and cultures to create a next-generation media platform

What we're looking for:
* 5+ years of client-side experience (React is a plus)
* Demonstrable knowledge of building the client of scalable, consumer-based apps
* CSS architecture and experience with CSS preprocessors like SASS/LESS/etc
* Eye for design implementation

Bonus points if you have:
* Experience working with high traffic low latency applications, WebGL, WebRTC, WebAssembly
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