Front End Engineer

Department: Engineering
Specialization: Developer
Experience: Middle Senior
Client: Estee Lauder
Special referral bonus: No
Hot position?: Hot
Work model: Remote
Technical flow: JavaScript
Engineering technical flow: JavaScript

About the Role

You will work in a fast-paced environment on an online platform that serves 300+ sites globally. You’ll work alongside highly experienced and talented designers & developers to analyze, architect, & build solutions based on business needs. You’ll work on multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workload effectively under tight deadlines. You have good written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, attention to detail, and good presentation skills. You’ll work with experienced and talented people all over the world. Many of the people you collaborate with will be in a different time zone from you, and you are someone who is excited by the prospect of learning new cultures as well as sharing your own.


  • Contribute to a team of skilled front end developers focused on creating beautiful front end experiences and a best-in-class user experience our branded e-commerce websites
  • Work closely with brand creative teams to translate designs into websites that maintain the brand’s unique identity. Define best practices & solutions to improve the design QA process and communicate web UX best practices to brand creative teams.
  • Work closely with product managers to define scalable technical solutions & partner with global engineers to contribute what you build into our global technology products
  • Troubleshoot & problem solve when urgent technical solutions are needed
  • Code review other engineers’ work

About the Client

Sure, you know Estée Lauder, but do you know The Estée Lauder Companies’ full family of brands? We’re also MAC, Clinique, La Mer, Origins, Bobbi Brown, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble and Too Faced… just to name a few. You know us. You love us. Why not work with us?

What We Offer

  • Access to best-in-class engineering leadership with exciting opportunities to grow.
  • A feather in your cap with your code (yes, YOURS!) living on one of the many sites for a Fortune 500 company (ranked #258 in 2018).
  • Working with a global community of innovative, exciting team members at the helm of the company’s digital transformation. Leave your digital footprint on our custom, proprietary platform. Our motto is “Lead from every chair” – and we really live it!

Who You Are (Skills Required)

  • You have 3+ years web development experience with a focus on building complex layouts and meeting pixel-perfect design requirements
  • You have strong UX and design sensibilities, and a desire to sweat the small stuff
  • You have strong knowledge of HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript (jQuery), and understand the best practices
  • You’re excited to work across a variety of tech stacks, to refactor legacy code and to migrate legacy to modern
  • You have a technical background with expertise in engineering principles and design patterns
  • You are a self-starter and happy to take responsibility for getting your work live
  • You are passionate about writing clean, modern, maintainable, & highly-performant code
  • You take the lead on making sure that what you build meets the latest & greatest best practices for customer-facing performance, accessibility, and SEO
  • You have vision for where systematic improvements are needed & a passion for making things better
  • You have the pro-active ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • You have a positive, collaborative, and solution-oriented approach
  • You are comfortable working in an Agile Scrum team and using Jira
  • You have strong communication skills with excellent interpersonal effectiveness, in one-on-one interactions and presenting to a room
  • You have self-­awareness and a desire to continually improve

Skills Preferred

  • Experience or background with graphic design or visual arts
  • Experience with TypeScript
  • Experience with Tailwind
  • Use of templating engines (we use mustache)
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors (Sass, LESS)
  • Experience with content management systems like Drupal or WordPress or microexperience platforms like Wyng Drupal frontend/theming, ideally Drupal 7
  • Enthusiasm for Agile development methodologies like TDD & Pair Programming
  • Exposure to common development tools (Gulp, Babel, Webpack, NPM), versioning tools (Git, Bitbucket, Github), provisioning tools (Jenkins, Docker), and AWS tools (EC2, S3)
  • Experience with projects at enterprise scale
  • E-commerce experience

About AgileEngine

Founded as a dev tool vendor with a 2-person team


Opened a dev center in Ukraine


Pivoted into outsourced product development


Launched mobile and UI labs


Got our first Inc. 5000 award


Opened a dev center in Argentina


Became a top-3 ranked custom software developer in DC, Ukraine, and Argentina


Became the #1 software development company to hire in 2020


Opened new dev centers in Mexico and Colombia, counting 500+ experts


How we lead

A company where experts grow, hone their skills, and do what they love, AgileEngine is guided by these principles:

Stay agile and embrace changes

Thrive in a results-driven culture with individual autonomy

Innovate with fellow experts in a no-blame environment

Learn from mistakes and move on

Foster mutual trust and support

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