Senior Front-end Engineer

  • 1021 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

At Literati, we believe in the power of great books. We’re on a mission to curate transformative literary experiences for every reader: anyone who dreams, anyone who wonders, of any age. There are some stories no child should live without and no adult should ever forget. 

Job Description

As a Senior Front-end Engineer, your focus and love for all things presentation layer will take center stage as we work to build best-in-class experiences across our various products. If you are interested in work that will be used by millions of people, then this could be a great opportunity for you to consider!



Bringing the fire. We are a startup, with all the fierce dedication and sparkling energy to accomplish great feats. Iron sharpens iron, and so we’ve refined our teams from only the strongest metals: open minds, bright ideas, and bold determination.


  • Building  JavaScript applications you’re proud to show-off to other Engineers;
  • Effective/efficient communication with design, product, and QA; 
  • Web standards and accessibility, plus having a distinct interest in ensuring our products stay current and compliant;
  • Resolving UI/UX bugs in a timely fashion.


  • 5+ years JavaScript application experience (Python familiarity a plus);
  • A love-affair working with web components;
  • Extensive experience debugging applications for cross-browser compatibility (including mobile);
  • Familiarity with React or similar framework like Vue and compiled CSS;
  • Familiarity with Django or similar framework;
  • Track record of successful delivery in an agile environment;
  • Demonstrated experience with common tools such as Git, Clubhouse/Jira, etc.;
  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent.


  • Working with product owners/managers across the company, you’ll participate in sprint grooming, planning, retrospective sessions. 
  • Working with design, you’ll act as the expert in how we deliver world-class tailored experiences across our various platforms.
  • Working with Engineering, you’ll incorporate your expertise into our overall Engineering craft to achieve efficient delivery of our software products to market.

Additional Information

We seek people with drive and a touch of alchemy—and if that sounds like you, you should join us. Even if your experience isn’t a precise match for the role, passion and prowess will always win the day in our book. And if your career has taken you to some spectacular (or spectacularly strange) places? We love a good story.

At Literati, we value the power of reading for all: anyone who dreams, anyone who wonders, anyone of any age, from any background. We are dedicated to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness that sees, reflects, welcomes, and celebrates the innovation and talent of a diverse array of people.

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