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Senior Web Software Engineer



Software Engineering
Yerevan, Armenia
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Picsart is on the hunt for a Senior Software Engineer (React.js, NextJS, Web Performance) for its Web Growth Team. This team is at the forefront of driving growth on our web channel, focusing on increasing traffic through various acquisition methods, enhancing user retention, and monetizing the platform more effectively. As a member of our dynamic team, you will be collaborating with diverse teams across Picsart, including SEO, Marketing, and the larger Web team. Working alongside our seasoned engineers and stakeholders, you’ll be in an environment that values your input and expertise. This role offers a unique opportunity to work closely with cross-functional teams, leveraging your technical know-how to create innovative solutions and elevate the overall user journey on our platform.
You will have the opportunity to work with technologies like e.g. JavaScript, React.js, JSS, SASS, PostCSS, JSX, NestJS, Lighthouse, PageSpeed, Chrome Performance, Redux, Restful web services, Webpack.

By joining us, you will benefit from

- An honest, open culture that emphasises feedback and promotes professional and personal development.

- Remote friendly setup— our team is distributed worldwide, from Armenia to US, UK, Germany, Spain and Romania

- Wellbeing benefits (including a monthly wellbeing fund)

- Growing opportunities — based on your preference you can grow in the company as a people manager or as an individual contributor.

- An environment that fosters innovation and creativity, a culture with the ability to pilot new trends

You will

- Enhance the speed and efficiency of Picsart’s website to ensure a smooth user experience.
- Design and build the structural framework of the website, ensuring it’s robust and scalable.
- Utilize expertise in React JS, NextJS, Service Workers, and Jest Unit tests to develop reusable components and user-facing features.
- Use tools like Lighthouse to understand and enhance the webpage’s performance scores.
- Oversee Kubernetes environments and continuous integration/deployment pipelines to streamline updates and deployments.
- Provide guidance and training to team members, encouraging best practices and high-quality coding standards.
- Maintain clear and concise communication, both written and spoken, within the team and across other departments.
- Work closely with SEO specialists to ensure that Picsart’s website is search engine friendly and ranks well.
- Collaborate with other teams to align the website’s growth with the overall company objectives and customer needs.
- Uphold industry standards and company policies to ensure the safety, compliance, and integrity of the website.
- Lead in implementing and refining coding processes, setting a standard for high-quality development within the team.

About you

- BS/MA in a quantitative field or equivalent.
- Minimum 4 years as a JavaScript Engineer.
- Proficiency in React JS; knowledge of NextJS is a plus.
- Skills in HTML5, CSS/JSS, and understanding of JSX.
- Experience with Responsive/Adaptive Design and Single Page Apps.
- Familiar with PageSpeed, Lighthouse, and Chrome Performance tools.
- JS and CSS performance optimization expertise is highly valued.
- Knowledge in Redux, RESTful services, and build tools like Webpack is beneficial.
- Experience with NodeJS and Nest JS is appreciated but not mandatory.
- Understanding of CMS tools such as Headless WordPress or Strapi is a plus.
- Problem-solving ability for complex technical challenges.
- Advanced English communication skills.
- Familiarity with Kubernetes, CI/CD, and GitLab.
- Background in agile methodologies.
- Awareness of microfrontends architecture is a plus.


What we seek and value most in our candidates
Professionalism in both soft and hard skills; motivation to grow, learn and share, positive attitude, flexibility, transparency, ownership and the most important - passion and commitment.
Picsart is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.
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Picsart is the world’s largest digital creation platform and a top 20 most downloaded app. Every month, the Picsart community creates, remixes, and shares billions of visual stories using the company’s powerful and easy-to-use editing tools. Picsart has amassed one of the largest open-source content collections in the world, including free-to-edit photos, stickers, backgrounds, templates, and more. Picsart is available in 30 languages for free and as a subscription on iOS, Android, Windows devices and on the Web. Headquartered in Miami, with offices around the world, Picsart is backed by SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, DCM Ventures, Insight Partners, and others. Download the app or visit picsart.com for more information.