Founding Frontend Engineer

DeFi + Blockchain

Founding Frontend Engineer

DeFi + Blockchain startup, building developer infrastructure for the future of finance

Silicon Valley, CA (Onsite)

Company Overview

Intelletec have partnered with an exciting DeFi/Blockchain startup headquartered in Silicon Valley,CA. They are the leading universal and composable decentralized finance infrastructure platform, and have built the world class developer tooling needed to make building on the blockchain frictionless. With a $30M evaluation, they are extremely well funded from phenomenal investors and some of the brightest minds in technology.

Developers and companies worldwide use this clients platform to build incredible applications and systems that leverage permissionless financial technologies — lending markets, yield protocols, staking, decentralized exchanges, and more. Their customers’ onboarding experience and home is through their web dashboard, where they manage their API keys as well as instantiate, debug, monitor, and launch their apps.

Position Overview

As a Founding Frontend Engineer, you’ll be building the user-facing features that are critical to customers’ success while also defining the internal standards and tooling that empower our own engineers with a great development experience. This position is very similar to a Design Engineer's typical day to day.

  • Dictate core, front-facing user experiences. You’ll be building out their flagship product, their API dashboard. This dashboard should be the home for our developers to track their transactions, use our debugging tools, monitor overall app health, and leverage our auxiliary feature sets.
  • Own our technology stack. Develop and own best practices for our frontend stack, with a focus on developer accessibility.
  • Play as a team. Here, engineering is a team sport. We believe a great team member is someone who does their best work, supports others, and loves giving and receiving feedback.
  • Obsess over the best developer experiences. Discovering and implementing UX best practices to provide a consistent seamless experience to our users.
  • Operate with flexibility and transparency. Define and uphold best practices around code quality, strong typing, and API design


  • Rigorous JavaScript and HTML/CSS experience, including extensive knowledge of popular front end frameworks (React, Vue, Angular, etc.) and developer tooling
  • Background in Computer Science or a technically related field
  • Self-starter attitude and the ability to execute new ideas with autonomy
  • Proficiency with TypeScript/JavaScript, React (or equivalent), HTML/CSS, and NodeJS
  • A deep understanding of the architecture of modern client-side React applications. This includes working with Typescript in React and familiarity with React Hooks

Compensation: $120K - $200K base salary + equity (.20% - 1.0%)

If you're interested in being submitted for this position, please apply with your updated resume!
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