Front-End / UI Engineer

  • 335 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10173, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Pinto is building the world’s smartest food data platform, with a mission of making food data fully personalized, transparent, and easily accessible for both consumers and businesses alike. Over 40% of Americans now follow a specific dietary eating pattern, and our data platform is organizing the world of food at scale across every dimension that matters to these modern consumers (ingredients, allergies/intolerances, diets, personalized health needs, etc.). The era of personalization is here and we’re building Pinto to power it 🍓📊.

We’re now looking for a Frontend/UI Engineer to join our growing engineering team. In this role you’ll use your extensive knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS to contribute to and improve the Pinto Web clients, a suite of Web-based data platforms and tools used by our industry partners to visualize and make sense of nuanced food data and analytics. You’ll also work with our business and product teams to develop new features, landing pages, marketing funnels, and similar to best support our partners.

This is an amazing opportunity for someone looking to join in the early stages of a rapidly growing technology startup solving a meaningful problem in food and the broader world of personalization in nutrition and consumer products.

Job Description

What you will be doing

  • You’ll use your skills to help solve real-world problems, while learning about the food and personalized nutrition ecosystem

  • You’ll work on the front-end of the Pinto Web stack using tools like React, GraphQL, Sass, and similar

  • You’ll build interfaces and tools to display, process, and update data on the Pinto platform

  • You’ll work with our Research, Nutrition & Data Analyst teams to gain a deep knowledge of underlying use cases in food data and nutrition

  • You’ll work with our Business team to implement Web-based landing pages, marketing funnels, FAQs, and similar

  • You'll brainstorm with Product Managers and Designers to conceptualize new features

  • You’ll contribute to the ongoing evolution of the Pinto Web stack


  • Deep understanding of building responsive Web apps from the ground up

  • 5+ years of client-side JavaScript experience

  • 2+ years of experience with React

  • Strong knowledge of CSS

  • Strong communication skills, a positive attitude, and empathy

  • Comfortable in a small and fast-paced startup environment

  • Passion for building user interfaces that enable users to solve their problems

  • Based in NYC, or able to relocate to NYC

What would be nice to have

  • An open GitHub profile to showcase some of your work (or code samples)

  • Understanding of how to optimize UI/JS code for performance

  • Experience with GraphQL/Apollo

  • Experience with Node.js, Apollo/GraphQL, Webpack, MongoDB

  • Experience working with React Native

  • Experience with or strong interest in data visualization

Additional Information

About Us

Pinto is a smarter food data platform, designed for the needs of today's consumers in the world of personalized diet. To do this, we're rapidly bringing the world of food online and making it personalized across every dietary need and preference — everything from general diets like Vegan, Paleo, Keto, Heart Health, and Mediterranean, to the long tail of ingredient and allergen considerations like Lactose Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, and No Added Sugars. Over 40% of Americans now follow a specific dietary eating pattern, and our data platform is organizing the world of food at scale with partners that include Whole Foods and Kroger.

For businesses, we work with industry partners (retail/CPG) to 1) rapidly digitize large product inventories and 2) organize these inventories across every granular need and preference that matters to a modern consumer — from every allergen and intolerance to the long tail of diets (like Paleo, Gluten-Free, Keto, etc.), conditions, certifications, nutrition preferences and much more. 

Current retail partners include Whole Foods, Kroger, and more. Learn more about Pinto and the technologies we power: 

See some examples searches: 

-- Vegan meat substitutes:    

-- Paleo snack bars:    

-- Gluten-free cereals that are also kosher:     

Come join us on our mission as we build the future of smart, personalized product data!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.