Senior Frontend Developer

Unacademy (Bengaluru, KA, India) 20 days ago

What does Unacademy do?

At Unacademy, we’re reimagining quality education for all.
It’s an audacious, incredibly steep & fulfilling mission that our team is dedicated to achieving. Unacademy helps more than 30 million students get access to top quality education. We enable them to achieve their goals and get ahead in life. India being home to 19% of the world’s youth population, we believe we’ve only just begun. And we’d like your help.
Here’s the elevator pitch:

  • 30 million students learning currently on the platform & growing at an unprecedented rate
  • 2,25,000 paid subscribers. $140 Million ARR and growing at an unprecedented rate
  • 1.3B Minutes of watch time in August.
  • 1,75,000 Live Classes conducted in August 2020 with concurrent learners exceeding 55,000.
  • A rapidly growing team of 100 members in tech + product with the finest folks in the industry
  • An opportunity to craft products that influence education at the grassroots level to improve the lives of millions of students in the far-flung corners of India!
  • g plus.


What will you do?

You'll join as a Frontend engineer in our kick-ass engineering team. As a frontend engineer at Unacademy, you'll help learners build mastery regardless of where they are, and regardless of whether they are accessing Unacademy on the browser, on Android, or on iOS. You'll help build cutting-edge infrastructure to enable students of all backgrounds to succeed on high-stakes assessments like the UPSC and IIT. Ultimately, you'll be part of helping millions of learners to unlock their full potential. We are looking for smart, dynamic individuals with outstanding programming skills and a great passion for developing beautiful, innovative software.You'll help the team in:

  • Developing new user-facing features using Javascript & CSS.
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Translating designs and wireframes into high-quality code
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

You'll succeed here, if you have:

  • 1.6 - 3 years of experience and strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the Javascript object model
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
  • A very good understanding of CSS3 and its pre-processors (SASS, LESS)
  • Knowledge of data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
  • Knowledge of newer specifications in ECMAScript (ES6, ES7)
  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token.
  • A knack for benchmarking and optimization.
  • Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs & code versioning tool GIT.
  • Familiarity with React.js and its core principles is a bi


Life @ Unacademy:
Our mantra of "Learning as a way of life" is not limited to our student users, but extends to our team as well. We drive this with a special allowance for books & an internal library of courses, created by and for Unacademians themselves.We celebrate our teams’ hard work with company wide offsites, twice a year, to rejuvenate & recharge. We take care of our people with wellness programs (In-house mental health counsellor, meditation & fitness sessions), fully stocked pantry, game zone, and a top-notch medical plan that covers employees + dependents.We’re building a strong, diverse team of curious, creative people who want to find a purpose in their work and support each other in the process. If that sounds like you, come join us on this journey as we democratise education for all.

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