Senior Front End Engineer

ARTA Shipping

ARTA is a logistics technology company re-architecting high-end global commerce. We aim to make light work of heavy tasks, and are creating technology that not only protects the world’s precious goods, but also enables elevated commerce experiences for users and merchants alike.

We are a small, curious, resourceful team dedicated to making a big difference in a complicated industry. Every obstacle is seen as an opportunity for creative problem solving, and we don’t draw lines between roles and departments. We all take responsibility for designing the best solutions for our users, whether they be our internal operations team, our merchants, or our logistics partners.

ARTA is backed by notable VCs like Notation Capital as well as key players in our industry including Sotheby’s, David Zwirner Gallery and Rashid Johnson to name a few. We have validated we can produce results for both our merchants and logistics partners, now it’s time to push the industry even further.

We are seeking a senior front-end developer who’s highly proficient with React/Redux to help with the continuing growth of our platform and customer integrations. You’ll be working closely with our tight-knit product development team, helping to build reusable user interface components that are robust and easy to maintain while bringing ideas and designs to life. You are someone who loves programming, but is also passionate about product development and design, as well as working with a cool team.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



  • Collaborate with product and design to inform decisions from the earliest stage of feature explorations

  • Bring designs into real life creating high quality reusable components

  • Participate in design discussions and code reviews during development

  • Implement logic to perform data validation and guide users through workflows

  • Ensure everything operates ideally and looks correctly across a range of browsers

  • Help develop the platform and integrate with APIs and 3rd party services

  • Implement code according to best-practices and standards

  • Improve and iterate on current code for performance, security and reliability


  • 4+ years of professional experience working on the front-end

  • Excellent JavaScript, CSS and HTML5 coding skills

  • Professional experience with React and Redux

  • Professional experience and solid understanding of CSS frameworks (bootstrap, bourbon, etc)

  • Strong knowledge of integrating web services using REST APIs and JSON

  • Solid understanding of web architecture concepts (HTTP request/response, local and session storage, cache, cookies, sockets, CORS)

  • Experience with build tools, pre-processors and package managers such as Webpack, Sass and npm/yarn

  • Experience with unit testing

  • Experience building CSS grid systems and responsive designs optimized for mobile

  • Experience with using version control (git, svn, etc.)

  • Self-starter, positive and excited to work with a small dedicated team

  • Professional experience working in an agile development environment

  • Superb communication and collaboration skills

  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience preferred


  • Interest in UX/UI

  • Database skills with a relational database (PostgreSQL, MySQL, etc.)

  • Ability to performance tune and scale applications

  • Experience with Docker/Containerization

  • Experience with Ubuntu/Linux systems

  • Experience with Python and/or a Python framework (Flask/Django)

  • Knowledge of/interest in logistics

  • Constantly exploring emerging technologies

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Posted on October 23