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Front-end Software Engineer 🔥


We have several open positions for software development, devops and developer advocacy staff starting in early 2022.
Together, you will be responsible for developing our open source virtual conference software.
This includes working with our open source community and existing partners to increase the accessibility of our software and the broader web.
Front-end Software Engineer As a Frontend Developer you'll work closely with UX designers and other developers to iterate on existing functionality and implement new features, maintaining Midspace's high standards for accessibility and user experience.
We use cutting edge open source libraries, including Chakra UI, to build our accessible web app.
Where accessible components aren't available, we build and release new open source ones.
Making conferences more accessible - Enjoys remote work/working with a distributed team - Excited to be part of a growing team in an early-stage organization - 1 years in a relevant area of software engineering - Web app development - React - Typescript - GraphQL - Working with our UX design team to implement new features - Bug fixing issues as they arise - Accessible design and implementation - Accessibility testing - Cross-browser/cross-platform testing - Automated testing of critical features - Working with our open source community.

We have several open positions for software development, devops and developer advocacy staff starting in early 2022.

Together, you will be responsible for developing our open source virtual conference software. This includes working with our open source community and existing partners to increase the accessibility of our software and the broader web.

We are also starting a new project to tackle “communities” - what happens in the time between conferences. We’re excited to be working at the cutting edge of video communication, live-streaming and real-time virtual and hybrid events.

Front-end Software Engineer

As a Frontend Developer you'll work closely with UX designers and other developers to iterate on existing functionality and implement new features, maintaining Midspace's high standards for accessibility and user experience.

We use cutting edge open source libraries, including Chakra UI, to build our accessible web app. Where accessible components aren’t available, we build and release new open source ones. A key focus for us in 2022 is to improve the look and feel of our app, as well as expanding cross-browser compatibility particularly for mobile devices.

Values / Characteristics we’re looking for

We’re looking for you to show you hold the following values or have these characteristics. If you do, you’ll be a great fit for our team, our culture and our company’s overall mission.

  • Driven by social impact:
  • Clear alignment with the Midspace mission of
  • 1. reducing the impact of conferences on the environment
  • 2. making conferences more accessible
  • Enjoys remote work/working with a distributed team
  • Excited to be part of a growing team in an early-stage organization
  • 1+ years in a relevant area of software engineering
  • Web app development
  • React
  • Typescript
  • GraphQL
  • Working with our UX design team to implement new features
  • Bug fixing issues as they arise
  • Accessible design and implementation
  • Accessibility testing
  • Cross-browser/cross-platform testing
  • Automated testing of critical features
  • Working with our open source community

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