GiddyUp is hiringSenior UI/UX Engineer

Full TimeUI/UX Design
Posted 9mo ago
About GiddyUp

GiddyUp is an end-to-end DTC commercialization platform. Our mission is to help the best products win by connecting brands and shoppers worldwide. 

We are disrupting the commercialization model - traditionally, growth starts with funding and brands need large marketing budgets in marketing, creative, media, and agencies to have a high-growth go-to-market strategy. GiddyUp democratizes commercialization - our large network of marketing partners bring innovative products to shoppers through our proprietary performance commerce platform and the market decides the growth trajectory of the products. 

Having already generated over $1 billion in sales – GiddyUp’s Partner Commerce platform enables brands to develop, launch, and profitably scale partner marketing campaigns across every online channel and international market – on a 100% performance-only basis.

About The Role

GiddyUp’s Senior UI/UX Engineer will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications and for leading the production, modification, and maintenance of websites and web application user interfaces. This person will be a senior member of our established web design team and will turn creative designs into working websites. This person will also work closely with developers to implement their server-side code in order to develop complex, interactive, content managed, and database driven websites. This UI/UX focused front-end engineer who will work closely with the Development team in a UI design role as well as a JavaScript/HTML/CSS developer for individuals. The person in this role should combine exceptional coding skills with leading-edge design chops and have the moxie to meet this challenge. This person should have both a talent and a passion for building beautiful, lightning-fast user-focused content, and doesn’t mind innovating along the way. GiddyUp’s engineers are expected to have a high degree of leadership and expertise in their daily work, strongly hold defensible ideas, and advocate for what they believe is right. At the same time,  they need to eagerly hear differing opinions and sometimes be proven wrong, constantly evaluate tradeoffs and alternate routes to success, and walk through fire to help out other members of the team.  

Ultimately, the person in this role will be responsible for translating our company and customer needs into functional and appealing interactive applications and ensuring great user experience. The person in this tole must be curious about new digital technologies and aspire to combine usability with visual design.

What You'll Do:

    • Build beautiful content using JavaScript / HTML5 / Tailwind CSS 
    • Be responsible for coding and resolving technical issues with web pages, funnels and branded sites
    • Perform code reviews, as needed
    • Teach developers new frameworks and languages to support front end applications
    • Collaborate with various departments on optimization efforts to drive more revenue
    • Be part of an on-call schedule for issues out of work hours
    • Optimize applications for maximum speed
    • Design mobile-based features
    • Move fast in a high-paced environment, keep an eye on the fine details, keep what you build running at scale
    • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
    • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
    • Write functional requirement documents and guides
    • Create quality mockups and prototypes
    • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
    • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
    • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies


    • Collaboration & Teamwork: works collaboratively with managers, colleagues, and external stakeholders to achieve identified goals and objectives; works to create alignment across teams.; Is consistent, predictable, and easy to work with
    • Communication: conveys information in a clear, accurate, and appropriate way in verbal and written communications; considers tone, attitude, and intention when communicating with a coworker, group or external stakeholder; acknowledges that one’s experience and opinion is one’s own
    • Ownership: takes ownership of work, projects, challenges and outcomes; fulfills commitments and addresses blockers; Is self-directed and consistent in meeting job requirements and objectives  
    • Technological Fluency: is proficient in the use of work-related software, technology, and tools required to perform one or more of the responsibilities related to one’s role; stays up to speed on new technologies and leverages technology to increase productivity and efficiency
    • Growth Mindset; passionate about web design, with a general thirst for digital knowledge and a significant interest in new emerging technologies
    • Disciplined & Reliable; we are a distributed company and you enjoy the benefits of working remotely while consistently delivering what you have committed to. When you hit a snag, you communicate and reset expectations early
    • Software Development: The ability to plan, design, create, amend, verify, test and document new and amended software components in order to deliver agreed value to stakeholders
    • Adaptability: Ability to meet the changing technical landscape, continually evolve skills, learn knew technologies, and embrace new development processes

Tools & Technology:

    • HTML5
    • CSS3/Sass
    • JavaScript, Tailwind CSS
    • Heavily customized Craft CMS

Required Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, visual, design or related field or experience
    • 5+ years of development experience with JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3
    • A portfolio of Web design work you’ve done 
    • Experience with a CMS, ideally on both the user side and with plugins and  internals  . Not a must, nice to have 
    • Experience with browser testing and debugging
    • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
    • Deep understanding of layout aesthetics
    • Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator and content management systems

Preferred Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, visual, design or related field or experience
    • Experience working at a startup
    • Experience working in the e-commerce industry
Work Environment:

GiddyUp strives to provide a flexible, fun working environment. GiddyUp is a remote company and we’re looking for reliable team members who can succeed in a fully remote environment.
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