Warby Parker is hiring a

Front End Developer

New York, United States

Our Systems Development team is looking for a thoughtful Front End Developer to join one of our implementation teams. You will work alongside user experience designers, graphic designers, and other developers on our customer-facing site. Check out our tech blog The Oculists!

What you'll do: 

  • Work with our designers to transform Sketch and Photoshop files into beautiful, fast customer-facing web pages that make a user’s day better
  • Build proofs-of-concept and functional prototypes
  • Provide real-time feedback on the technical feasibility of designs
  • Contribute to our web stack—from static HTML and CSS to our comprehensive React-based framework interacting with the Python backend
  • Create and maintain reusable JS/CSS libraries and components for use throughout our site

You have:

  • 3+ years' experience writing both hand-coded and framework-assisted JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Comfort taking ownership of your work
  • A talent for clear and friendly communication
  • A strong eye for detail and a taste for aesthetics
  • Experience building responsive sites
  • Well-considered opinions both about what makes for a good user experience and the technical specifics of how to build one
  • Experience with Sketch or Photoshop

Extra credit:

  • A track record of building interesting and/or challenging side projects
  • Experience with React, Backbone.js, or other modern client-side frameworks
  • Experience using versioning software such as Github
  • Full-stack experience

About Warby Parker:

Warby Parker is a transformative lifestyle brand with a lofty objective: to offer designer eyewear at a revolutionary price while leading the way for socially conscious businesses. By engaging directly with consumers, we’re able to offer ultra-high-quality, vintage-inspired frames for $95 including prescription lenses and shipping.  We focus on the bigger picture, too: social innovation is woven into the DNA of our company, and for every pair of glasses purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

Because all work and no play makes a dull office, we fill our days with snacks, surprises, pneumatic tubes, and, when appropriate, costumes. As a team member at Warby Parker, you can also look forward to company outings, guest speakers, volunteering opportunities, and brain-stimulating activities.

In 2015, Fast Company named us the #1 Most Innovative Company. We’re also a certified B Corporation, which means that we are held to the highest standards of social and environmental performance.

Some benefits and perks of working at Warby Parker:

  • Health, vision, and dental insurance
  • Cell phone reimbursement
  • Flexible “My Time” vacation policy
  • Parental leave policy 
  • Retirement savings plan (401k)
  • Free eyewear (discounts for friends and family!)
  • Health & wellness stipend
  • Quarterly team outings