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Front-End Web Developer at Tendermint

Global | Engineering | Full-time | Updated: April 30, 2019, 7:45 p.m.

Job Description

About Tendermint Inc.

Tendermint Inc builds and maintains critical state-of-the-art infrastructure for decentralized applications, such as Tendermint Core & Cosmos SDK. We are also the primary builder of the Cosmos Network, a decentralized network of independent, scalable, and interoperable blockchains.

We’re passionate, self-driven, industry leaders whose mission is to build the foundation for a new token economy. We believe that the technology we're building will have a major impact on how humans connect on a global scale. Join our growing team and plug into the most powerful blockchain ecosystem.

How we Work

We are a distributed team across the globe. Our headquarters is in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we have hubs in Berlin, Toronto, and New York City. We leverage agile methodologies to move quickly and stay focused. Communication is important to us and we rely heavily on Slack, Zoom, and GitHub to help us stay in sync. Everything we build is open source and available on GitHub.

About the Position

Tendermint Inc’s Design team is seeking a talented front-end web developer with experience in reactive front-end frameworks (like Vue.js or React), responsive design, and accessibility. You will be working closely with our Design and Developer Marketing teams to build performant, intuitive web pages that assist in onboarding newcomers to the Cosmos ecosystem. We’re looking for a motivated builder who appreciates the value of quick load times, polished user experiences, and beautiful visual design. Your work will be hugely impactful, as your code will be deployed to a rapidly growing, international audience of blockchain developers and technology enthusiasts.

This is a full time position and is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York City or Toronto.


Working within the design team to build user-facing products for the web and mobile web.

Maintaining our current websites https://cosmos.network and https://tendermint.com, building new pages based on designer-provided mockups, and building marketing campaign minisites.

Ensuring our websites are accessible, responsive, performant, and bug-free for recent versions of web browsers across all popular platforms.

Writing unit and integration tests to ensure the quality and stability of our web properties.

Optimizing our front-end website code for SEO, maintainability, and performance.

Preferred Requirements

A portfolio demonstrating 3+ years of web and mobile interface development experience.

High level of proficiency in writing maintainable client-side JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

Up-to-date understanding of reactive front-end frameworks like Vue and/or React.

Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.

Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

Good understanding of SEO principles and web accessibility standards.

Competence with asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.

Clear and concise written and oral English communication skills.

Interest in emerging interactive technology in web, mobile, and other devices.

Enthusiasm about building interactive visual experiences that harness the power of modern hardware.

What we Offer

The opportunity to be part of building the future of the internet

Flexible work schedule

Excellent benefits like educational budget, fitness and wellbeing spend

At least 4 weeks of paid vacation

Competitive salary package, including equity

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