Front End Developer

London, UK / Remote

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

As a Paradigm Front End Developer you will be responsible for ensuring that the Paradigm website is a top tier experience for our collectors and artists. You will be involved in various aspects of the development process, from concept to the finished product.
This job will require you to possess strong experience in React, Javascript, CSS and HTML. If you have experience working with a particular blockchain technology, we’d love to hear about that, but since we’re still a small team you’ll need to be willing and able to get your hands dirty across the whole front end product landscape.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing high quality web experiences for the Paradigm climate NFT platform

  • Collaborating with the Design team to implement features for maximum functionality and visual aesthetics

  • Creating Brand UI libraries to maintain brand consistency throughout the frontend

  • Enhancing website features and resolving frontend technical issues

  • Understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them

  • Continually learn and apply relevant software development practices, patterns, tools and technologies.

  • Familiarity with fast iteration to produce working prototypes for demonstration purposes even if they are not hooked into a backend

  • Comfortable with rapid directional changes of focus in a startup environment

  • Implementing full fledged and performant UI for our Web3 platform

  • Integrate interaction with blockchain into React frontend app to support functionality of several smart contracts. This includes, trading NFTs, NFT auction mechanism, submitting transactions, updating user’s balances, updating the state of submitted transactions in the state management tool and more.

  • Creating trustworthy user experiences by building interfaces that are simple, easy to comprehend, performant and reliable


Experience Required:

  • 5+ years experience as as a front end developer

  • Track record of operating independently, demonstrating creativity, being detail-oriented, and delivering results in an organised manner

  • Experience in React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Testing

  • Experience designing for the web, and familiar with web design standards and systems

  • Experience in building and deploying to production systems

  • Strong debugging skills with a pragmatic approach

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment

  • A self-starter, who operates with minimal guidance

  • Passionate about visual aesthetics with a keen eye for design


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of Web3.js

  • Understand how to interact with solidity contracts - Call functions, get properties, check status of the submitted transactions

  • Experience working in blockchain integration

  • Understand the flow of the web3 application

  • An interest in and a general understanding of art and/or collectables industries

  • An interest in climate and environment and the desire to do good.

  • Familiarity and interest with NFTs and digital collectables

  • Knowledge of NFTs and the Ethereum Ecosystem is hugely helpful

  • Energetic, entrepreneurial person who collaborates well with others and gets things done


About the Company

Paradigm is a venture backed and climate focused technology startup born through Carbon13 - an accelerator program rooted in the Cambridge ecosystem of academia and entrepreneurship.
The company founders are experienced entrepreneurs, blockchain and computer science experts who have built and scaled market leading businesses in the past.

Billed as ‘The NFT platform designed to fund climate projects’, Paradigm sits at the intersection of art and philanthropy to create valuable digital assets with everlasting environmental impact. We work with artists, creators, designers and celebrities to create powerful digital art collections with real world environmental impact.

Having raised our pre-seed investment, we are now looking for a Community & Social Media Manager to join us on our mission - to fund a stronger and more sustainable world. Our model represents a new approach to fundraising.


WHY WORK FOR US?

Your time is valuable, so why send it our way? Be rewarded with a purpose driven approach, knowing your work is having real world environmental impact

- Be part of a growing, venture backed climate tech start up in a fast growing category
- Gain experience at the forefront of these emerging technologies, as they happen
- Fully remote organisation - work from anywhere (but with occasional F2F - it’s important!)
- Receive full training and professional development

At Paradigm, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products, and we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Paradigm is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

HOW TO APPLY:

Email your CV to hello@paradigm.art and our hiring team will get back to you shortly