SENIOR Software Engineer, Frontend, ONSITE-BERLIN

Heritage Type started as an independent type foundry and graphic supplier. Today we are creating an online tool which enables people to create beautiful designs. Our clients include Netflix and Warner as well as thousands of independent designers all over the world.


We search for a software engineer with a focus on frontend that has a good understanding of vector graphics, fonts and modern JavaScript. You need to be familiar with object-oriented and functional programming concepts and being able to deliver high-quality code in a timely fashion. You will work with other developers, designers and a founding team to create an amazing product that you will be proud of.


What you NEED to know:

  • HTML and CSS
  • JavaScript (ES6+)
  • React

What’s GREAT to know:

  • SVG
  • Algorithms (especially in computational geometry)
  • Redux / MobX or other state management library styled-components
  • Node.js
  • Express or similar
  • webpack / rollup / parcel, etc.
  • Jest / AVA or other test library

What’s GOOD to know:

  • TypeScript
  • ESLint / prettier
  • RxJS or similar libraries
  • Algorithms (especially in computational geometry)
  • WebAssembly
  • Storybook
  • SQL and relational databases
  • MongoDB or other NoSQL databases
  • AWS S3 and CloudFront or other static hosting stack

Your profile:

  • 5+ years of development experience
  • Good understanding of web stack
  • You know how to make complex things simple
  • You can work fast and smart at the same time
  • You have experience in mentoring junior developers
  • You can learn from others
  • Ability to communicate clearly in verbal and written English

Why you should join us:

  • You’ll work on an exciting new product
  • You’ll work with an amazing team of talented people
  • You love beautiful things
  • We have snacks, coffee, regular team dinners and rooftop parties ;)

If that sounds interesting to you let’s get in touch!

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