Overview

Shogun is on a mission to help brands create the best ecommerce experiences in the world, and in the process, become the world’s best remote company.

We’ve been growing rapidly since being in the Winter 2018 batch of Y-Combinator, and after recently closing our Series B funding round, are now in hyper-growth. Our teams are diverse, fully distributed, and with no offices – we are looking for team members who are comfortable with and motivated by the opportunity to work remotely.

Location

For this position, we are looking for Sr. UX Engineer located in the Pacific, Mountain, Central or Eastern Time Zones who are excited to work directly on one of our client-facing products, helping people build highly performant pages and delivering extraordinary experiences.

Responsibilities

  • You’ll partner with design to deliver a comprehensive suite of of components that empower our product teams to deliver an exceptional user experience
  • You’ll collaborate with design to iterate and improve upon proposed design solutions 
  • You’ll be working in an agile team responsible for building UIs and tools for making web apps by utilizing modern technologies and solutions like TypeScript, React.
  • You’ll write well designed, testable, readable and scalable code in accordance to clean code principles and team agreement
  • You’ll work closely with design, product management, and development teams to create elegant, interactive and highly performant interfaces
  • You’ll take proactive ownership of tasks and see them through to completion, and take responsibility for coding, bug testing, general software deployment, and tracking the product through its lifecycle, along with communicating with other internal teams
  • You’ll regularly contribute to discussions and brainstorm high quality ideas that result in adoption and improvements
  • You’ll proactively share knowledge and help your team evolve

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience in building and shipping design systems for a SaaS product
  • Experience discussing and debating design concepts and proposed solutions
  • Capable of communicating and translating between design and front end development
  • Have worked heavily with TypeScript for at least two years
  • Excellent knowledge of React and testing (Jest, React-Testing-Library, etc)
  • Advanced understanding of web fundamentals (accessibility, security, DOM, SEO, how browsers work, etc)
  • Love of engineering practices like continuous delivery and automated testing
  • Good written and verbal communication in English
  • Real-world TypeScript code we can review

Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable navigating and extracting relevant information from Figma
  • Experience with building prototypes to test complex interactions 
  • Is obsessive about delivering extraordinary experiences

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits (vary by location)
  • A highly skilled and dedicated team that is fun to work with
  • Remote work – We are a diverse and distributed team that uses Slack, Zoom, Notion and other tools to stay connected

Our Values

  • Work in the open: Operate with high integrity and choose what’s right over what’s easy. Be transparent as a company and with each other
  • People are People: Treat yourself, colleagues, and customers with dignity, empathy, and respect. Start from a presumption of positive intent
  • Win and grow together: Strive to be the best, individually, and as a team. Support and encourage each other. Seek opportunities for growth

Shogun supports workplace diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, or any other protected class.