Front-End Lead

new york, New York

Our client is one of the world’s leading video platforms, providing a large variety of content across the entirety of the global market.


They are currently looking for an experienced Front-End Development Lead to join their operations in New York – the role will require providing development expertise over a team of 4-5 developers, providing both a hands-on example as well as mentoring and managing the team.


The company is building out a new front-end component to its delivery platform (in React).  The lead development will be responsible for building out the front end components, delivering the best user experience to partners and other users.



  • Lead and Mentor other developers in the UI team (4-5 developers)
  • Design and develop new UI using React and Redux
  • Optimize UI performance across devices
  • Ship new features and fixes on a regular basis
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and other teams
  • Work with Project and Product Managers to control and define scope and release calendar
  • Develop new functionalities for end-users



  • 6+ years of enterprise web development experience, with at least 2 years’ experience working with React in a lead capacity
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or CS, or a Bachelor’s degree with significant experience
  • Experience with core JavaScript, HTML5, CSS and LESS
  • Strong experience with Express, Jenkins, Enzyme and Karma
  • Experience managing a large, fluctuating codebase
  • Excellent UI design background
  • Strong understanding of algorithms and design patterns

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