UI Team Lead

New York, NY, United States

Position Summary

Shapeways is looking to hire a UI team lead to own and build our UI team. If you have led a team of 3+ UI engineers, and have the hands-on coding skills to mentor our full-stack engineers we are looking for you!


  • Ownership of front-end technology for Shapeways
  • Work closely with designers to create awesome UX
  • Mentor full-stack engineers in UI development
  • Collaborate with team to define features and scope
  • Ensure best practices in front-end technologies across the teams

Key Goals

  • Source and hire 3+ UI engineers
  • Deliver high-quality web and mobile web applications
  • Improve overall quality of Shapeways web properties

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 choose and roll out frameworks and patterns
  • Relentless pursuit of awesomeness

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Expert understanding of responsive design and mobile web
  • Expert understanding of content delivery and client-side performance
  • Knowledge of Compass, Sass, Jquery
  • Capable in PHP, ASP, JSP, Ruby, or Python
  • Capable in SQL, preferably MYSQL
  • Proven track record in 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.

How to apply

We are looking forward to your application!

Please send your resume and motivation letter to: jobs+ny@shapeways.com

Be sure to include the job title in the email subject field. We are only accepting applications in English.

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