Senior UI Engineer, NYC

Position Summary

Shapeways is looking for senior front-end engineers to build world-class user interfaces for our customers. If you’re a web developer/application engineer and you have the skills to create highly interactive and well-designed web interfaces we are looking for you!


  • Develop slick and performant web front-end for Shapeways Shoppers and Shop Owners.
  • Work closely with Dev, Product, and Design teams to construct creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Own the software architecture for Shapeways web and mobile web experiences.
  • Develop custom components that can be reused on site.
  • Optimize efficiency, scalability, and stability of Shapeways web properties.

Key Goals

  • Deliver high-quality web and mobile web applications on a weekly release cycle
  • Mentor software engineers and UI engineers on patterns and best practices

Minimum Qualifications

  • 6+ years full-cycle software development experience
  • Experience in a high-visibility iterative development cycle
  • Ability to assess project scope and timelines
  • Ability to create and evangelize frameworks and patterns
  • Leadership mentality
  • Relentless pursuit of awesomeness

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Compass, Sass, Jquery
  • Strong with either PHP, Java, Ruby, or Python
  • Mastery of responsive design and mobile web
  • Deep understanding of content delivery and client-side performance
  • Understanding of SSL and Security
  • Experience with shopper focused e-commerce

Why Join Our Team?

Shapeways is building out our front-end engineering team to build world-class interfaces for both web and mobile devices. The front-end engineering team will have ownership over the technical architecture and implementation of all customer facing Shapeways web properties. Candidates joining the Shapeways front-end engineering team will be getting in on the ground floor of a momentous opportunity to revolutionize how people make, buy, and sell products across the globe. If you are a positive entrepreneurial force with excellent front-end technical skills, you are the perfect fit for this role.

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