Manager, Web Development


11 month ago

About Figma

Figma is growing our team of passionate people on a mission to make design accessible to all. Born on the Web, Figma helps entire product teams brainstorm, create, test, and ship better designs, together. From great products to long-lasting companies, we believe that nothing great is made aloneβ€”come make with us!

Job Description

πŸ“Location: Remote or New York or San Francisco, CA

What you’ll do at Figma:

  • Manage and build a small and growing web developer team within the Figma Growth Marketing Team
  • Be both a leader and contributor to the front-end development, optimization, and infrastructure of the Figma marketing website
  • Partner with designers, product managers, other developers, and the marketing team on the creation of and other web properties.
  • Use modern, Javascript focused tools like React, Emotion (CSS), Git, and Sanity to provide a best-in-class experience for both end-users and our internal team
  • Proactively bring project ideas, hypothesis, and experiments to the team that will inform the web development roadmap
  • Providing leadership and mentorship to a small and growing team

We'd love to hear from you if you have:

  • 8+ years of development experience using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to implement high quality, responsive websites from high-fidelity mockups
  • 3+ years of development experience with React.js, including JSX, Context, and hooks (v16+)
  • 2+ years managing other developers
  • Experience with static site generators like Gatsby and working with headless CMS tools like Contentful or Sanity
  • Understanding of browser APIs, caching, and techniques for optimizing webpage performance
  • Understanding of SVGs, browser-based animation, and HTML5 video
  • Experience integrating web technologies with marketing tools such as Marketo, Clearbit, Segment, GTM, and others
  • Proactive communication skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical collaborators
  • A desire to create great team dynamics and rituals and work in a collaborative environment

At Figma, one of our values is Grow as you go. We believe in hiring smart, curious people who are excited to learn and develop their skills. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

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