Web Architect: Large-Scale React, Gatsby, Contentful & Netflify

  • 75 5th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30308, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Cypress.io is a venture-backed SaaS company based in Atlanta that has created the next generation of test automation tools for developers working on the modern web. Already experiencing double-digit monthly growth, the company was founded in 2015 and has raised $14.9M in capital to date, including a $9.3M Series A financing in June 2019, led by Bessemer Venture Partners (BVP), with influential board members and advisors from companies including Github and Salesforce.

With rapid, organic adoption by developers worldwide, Cypress.io has grown its community to more than 40,000 developers, across 6,000 organizations, from 90+ countries, and has created a thriving global community of developers in a market that is projected to grow to $56 billion by 2022.

Since monetization began in October 2018, more than 475 customers, across 34 countries and spanning 45 industries have subscribed to our Dashboard service and recorded over 500 million tests. Marquee customers include Asurion, Autodesk, BetterCloud, Betterment, CAA, ClassDojo, Crunchbase, DataRobot, Disney, DHL, Fullstory, GitHub, GoDaddy, HashiCorp, Lego, Mesosphere, NBA Digital, Nielsen, Pandora, SaltStack, SendGrid, Shopify, Slack, Snyk, OpenTable, WIX, ZocDoc, Zylo and 99Designs.

Job Description

The Web Architect is a high-impact role for a quickly growing, VC-funded startup providing developer tools and services. The role requires a strong blend of technical architecture and user-experience skills to create a world-class user experience for millions of visitors across our website, documentation, and new strategic content and community building initiatives.  

This is an exciting greenfield opportunity to design, create, implement, and maintain a world-class user experience across Cypress’ online properties spanning product website, guides and tutorials, online documentation, and community building.  The role will partner with the product and marketing teams to create content, measure user engagement, and rapidly experiment and iterate.

Candidates must have expertise utilizing Gatsby.js, Netlify, and Contentful.  Creating compelling user experiences HTML, JavaScript, and CSS are also required to create modern and responsive web experiences for a rapidly growing global audience and millions of visitors.

The role also has the potential to grow and help evangelism and developer experience initiatives, participating in webcasts, speaking at events, creation of sample applications, and engaging directly with the developer community.

Qualifications

Job Responsibilities

  • Own the creation and delivery of a world-class user experience for Cypress.io’s website and online presence to educate users, build a global community, and increase adoption of Cypress.io’s open-source tools and commercial services.

  • Collaborate and work iteratively with designers and the leadership team to develop rapid prototypes and fully-realized web experiences serving millions of requests.

  • Continuously improve and optimize Cypress.io’s online properties for maximum user satisfaction and engagement.

  • Learn, master, and stay abreast of the latest web technologies, including: Gatsby.js, Netlify, Contentful, Hexo, and AWS.

  • Author wireframes, user experience and interface design documentation as needed.

Requirements

  • A portfolio that demonstrates user-centricity, storytelling, and an ability to bring ideas to life.

  • Strong design capability with proficiency in Javascript, HTML, responsive layouts, CSS, and modern CSS techniques including layout and component frameworks, animations, and grids.

  • Creating wireframes, mockups, and comps using Sketch and/or Adobe CC or equivalent

  • Understanding how to apply business strategy and branding with user needs and technological constraints.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to collaborate with distributed team members.

  • Familiarity with Git and GitHub for version control and project tracking.

  • Results-driven self-starter, eager to stay on top of the latest design, developer, and technology trends and able to adapt them for practical use

  • Self-directed, comfortable working with ambiguity, creative problem-solving, and ownership of big initiatives

Additional Information

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive salary

  • Health, dental and vision coverage

  • Life insurance and disability coverage

  • Remote-friendly

  • Generous paid time off and sick leave

  • Flexible work hours

  • Work with the latest technologies

  • Contribute to open source

  • Semiannual travel to work and play with our Atlanta-based team

  • Healthy office drinks and snacks

  • Modern laptop and equipment provided

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.