Material Bank is hiring a

Senior UI Engineer

Remote

Material Bank is a fast-paced, high-growth technology company and created the world's largest material marketplace for the Architecture and Design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to start and manage a design project.  Learn more about us at www.materialbank.com or see below.

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Material Technologies has created a global ecosystem of connected businesses and brands, the first of which was Material Bank. Material Bank is now the world’s largest B2B marketplace for the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to search, sample, and specify materials. Members can explore materials from hundreds of brands, order samples until midnight (ET), and receive everything in a single box by 10:30 AM the next day - all for free.

Material Technologies is expanding its reach into B2C with the launch of DesignShop. DesignShop is reinventing the home design process by taking the most exciting elements of Pinterest and combining them with a massive library of home design materials from hundreds of the country's best brands, all of which are instantly available for overnight sampling. DesignShop’s shoppable inspiration is highly accurate and when coupled with its hyper-realistic interactive design tools, allows users to create beautiful scenes comprised of any material in its library. It is our expectation that DesignShop will become the world’s most powerful virtual design center.

About the role:

DesignShop is seeking a Senior Front End Engineer to build a brand new consumer facing website. You will be a part of multi-disciplinary team creating innovative products with state of the art technology, collaborating with designers and software engineers continuously. You will be involved in providing critical inputs in decision making related to choice of technology and tools. You will be working closely with the backend engineering team to define standards for integrations. You will be responsible for engineering critical aspects of the site including tooling for SEO, site analytics, monitoring, optimization, and choice of testing frameworks.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop and maintain the front-end architecture for a brand new platform, ensuring it aligns with the overall technical vision and business goals.
  • Collaborate closely with Product, Design and QA teams to translate wireframes and design mockups into interactive and visually appealing user interfaces and build “the right things the right way”
  • Optimize UI components and application code for performance, scalability, and responsiveness, ensuring a smooth user experience even during high traffic periods. Be very aware of Accessibility, UX, and responsive design.
  • Create and maintain documentation for UI components, coding standards, and best practices to facilitate collaboration among team members.
  • Help the team to rewrite, refactor, and decouple frontend from a CommerceTools application to a NextJS app & build tests using playwright
  • Help build the strategy, select the right tools and implement SEO, site analytics, A/B testing, monitoring etc.

What you’ll bring:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science
  • 5+ Strong expertise in React and related libraries, with the ability to design and develop complex user interfaces using React components.
  • Proficiency in HTML, REACT and CSS, including knowledge of CSS preprocessors like SASS or LESS.
  • Familiarity with UI/UX design principles and the ability to collaborate effectively with designers to create visually appealing and user-friendly interfaces.
  • Knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions to ensure consistent performance across different web browsers.
  • Create intuitive and responsive User Interfaces (UI) that provide an exceptional user experience, leveraging your expertise in front-end technologies.
  • Able to maintain high-performance service requirement.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Prior experience building e-commerce customer portals
  • High proficiency at problem-solving with focus on speed of delivery, being a team player, and being into details
  • Knowledge of CommerceTools is a plus

What’s our tech stack?

  • React,  Javascript
  • NextJS, Storybook, React Query
  • Kubernetes, AWS, Terraform, Github Actions
  • NewRelic, Sentry, Slack, GitHub, Jira, Notion

What you’ll get from us:

  • Our people: If you thrive in an inclusive, innovative, and fast-paced organization, look no further! You will get to work alongside some of the brightest minds - Join a genuinely fun and supportive workplace where we keep our employees consistently engaged through internal communication and corporate events 
  • Relaxation and Celebrations: Generous PTO, Sick Days, Paid National Holidays, and even more (ask us about this when we connect). 
  • Health Benefits: We contribute to your medical, dental, vision and short-term/long-term disability plans and have a strong employee assistance program. 
  • Plan for your Retirement: 401(k) eligible after your first 90 day's employed!
  • Giving Back: We sponsor multiple events throughout the year to help out our communities. You will receive time off to give back as well. 
  • Growth: We’ll help you take your career to the next level. We want you to be creative and take initiative which will allow you to grow and create within the company. Most importantly, be the best at what matters! 
  • Flexible Work Schedules: With business units and employees across the globe, Material Technologies has embraced a hybrid  working model allowing department leaders to decide on the best approach for their respective teams, whether that be remote, in person, or a little of both.  

About Material Bank 

Material Bank is the world’s largest material marketplace for the architecture and design industry, providing the fastest and most powerful way to search and sample materials. Material Bank connects design professionals to hundreds of manufacturers through facilitating brand discovery, rep engagement, and material sampling.

Material Bank has transformed the way an entire industry discovers and samples materials. By removing the friction that exists in the process, we drive business between architects and designers (members) and our Brand Partners (clients).

Our powerful material database and proprietary robotic distribution facility allow members to order samples until midnight (ET) to be delivered free of charge anywhere in the US, in one box, by 10:30 AM the next morning.

Connect with us and discover your career at Material Bank.

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Material Bank is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran or disability status or other status protected under any applicable federal, state or local law.

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