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Remote Front-End Engineer (Mobile) job at Axios

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Quick take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We’re hiring a Front-End Engineer for our mobile team! 

Why it matters: Our Front-End Engineers are a critical part of our mission to deliver the cleanest, smartest, most efficient, and trustworthy content to our users. You will architect and grow new and existing front-end codebases, give technical input and feedback to Axios’ product and design teams for new features, and help develop the skills of less experienced developers with industry best practices around testing, accessibility, and documentation.

Go deeper: In this role, you will make an impact on Axios through the following responsibilities:
  • Help architect and build significant new features in the Axios mobile app
  • Write clean, well-documented, and well-tested code using best practices for React and React Native development
  • Collaborate with Axios’ platform, product, and design teams to ensure we quickly and safely ship and iterate on high-quality products
  • Debug and develop mobile platform-specific features 
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advise the team on best practices to implement

The details:
Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:
  • Expertise in building large, high traffic frontend codebases in React Native
  • Experience with native app development in languages like Java, Kotlin, Objective-C and Swift highly preferred
  • Proven ability to ship high quality, testable, and accessible code quickly
  • Experience working with GraphQL and relational databases is preferred 
  • Experience working on cross-functional teams
  • Experience working on mobile performance and accessibility 
  • Experience in testing and debugging mobile applications 
  • Enjoy building user-first application experiences
  • A passion for media and building award-winning brands

Don’t forget:
  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

Additional pandemic-related benefits
:
  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events