Frontend Developer React



Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, April 5, 2022

We are seeking a highly motivated React Front-End Developer to join our development team and enhance Socean’s suite of DeFi products. As a front-end developer, you will work closely with our front-end and on-chain team to develop an array of exciting products at the forefront of Solana’s ecosystem.

This offer is for a full-time / part-time contract role with flexible remote working conditions and an immediate start date.

You will...

  • Build the Socean front-end experience.
  • Work closely with our Head of Product to deeply understand the needs of our users.
  • Collaborate with our Chief Engineer to translate our users’ needs into working front-end user interfaces.
  • Integrate front-end React components with Socean’s custom on-chain smart contracts (written in Rust).
  • Translate designs and wire-frames from our design team into high-quality, responsive and modern React components and code.
  • Ensure our UI components and libraries are reliable, scalable, secure and extensible.
  • Debug production issues across our UI with an eye towards improving maintainability over the long term.

You ideally have...

  • Experience building scalable component libraries, design systems and tools using JavaScript and TypeScript.
  • Proficiency in developing front-end software, with deep experience in React.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, TypeScript, React, and Material UI.
  • Experience shipping high-quality products from start to finish.
  • Attention to detail, especially around performance, accessibility, reliability and security.
  • Ability to learn new technologies and languages quickly.

Extra love from us if you have...

  • Proficiency in Rust (in order to read and understand our smart contracts).
  • Proficiency in Solana Javascript API ( and Project Serum’s Anchor(
  • Working knowledge of the Solana blockchain infrastructure and mechanics.
  • An eye for UI/UX design.

Why work with us

  • 🌍 Work from anywhere - Our team is distributed round the world and takes asynchronous communication very seriously. Work how, where, and whenever you want.

  • 🧠 No bullshit - We aggressively cut out unnecessary meetings. We don’t care about which school you went to or what fancy degrees you have; we care only about your ideas and your results.

  • 💯 True autonomy - We trust our teammates to make good decisions. We clearly delineate who's responsible for a particular task and update our priors about their believability ( as they establish their track record.

  • 🔎 Radically transparent - We try as much as possible to work with the garage door up. We are candid about what we’re working on, but also what we’re struggling with. We refuse to oversell ourselves.

  • 🚀 Exciting space - We are a fast-growing (yet lean) startup in the Web3 space. We recently closed a $5.75M seed round from top VCs like Dragonfly Capital, Sequoia Capital and the Solana Foundation.

You may be a fit for this role if you...

  • Are skilled in developing rich applications with HTML, CSS, JS, TS and have experience working closely with specs and designs to implement good UI/UX.
  • Are capable of diving into the source code of front-end libraries to debug, patch and extend them whenever necessary.
  • Are an independent and fast learner with a big appetite for bringing products from ideation to launch.
  • Can stitch together many different services and processes together even if you have not worked with them before.
  • Uphold best practices in engineering, security and design.

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