Web Developer

Design

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Seattle Area (Bellevue), WA

Niantic’s Art/UX/Design team seeks a Web Developer to build websites and UI components. The person who fills this role should bring top-class frontend development as well as possessing a strong set of eyes for good UX. The developer will work closely with multi-functional teams to help tell the story of Niantic, which leads the advancement of AR and other immersive technologies while creating engaging apps for millions of people.

Niantic works with some of the world's most advanced AR technologies to design visually innovative, bleeding-edge mobile experiences for tens of millions of users worldwide, encouraging discovery, exercise, and meaningful social experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain websites and web components that are inclusive, user-centered, accessible, performant, secure, and maintainable.
  • Write tests and documentations.
  • Partner with internal and external design and development resources as part of the regular workflow.
  • Develop tools to maintain new and existing site content and static or dynamic web pages & content.
  • Work independently and organize one’s own time / priorities given higher-level goals.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrate ability crafting and implementing medium-large scaled and inclusive websites and applications.
  • Expertise of Web Standards (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript), solid knowledge on accessibility and web performance.
  • Strong sense of interaction and visual design.
  • Professional experience on modern JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, etc.), package managers (npm), testing frameworks (Jest, Cypress, etc.), CSS preprocessors (PostCSS, Sass, etc.), and Git.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Experience on server-side programming (Python, Node.js, etc.).
  • Experience with web template engines (Django, jinja2, Nunjucks, etc.).

Plus If…

  • You have experience creating the Web Standard-based Web Components.
  • You have worked on a design system.
  • You have worked on websites that require localization and internationalization.
  • You worked with static-site generators.
  • You have knowledge of Cloud infrastructure.

Join the Niantic team!

Niantic is the world’s leading AR technology company, sparking creative and engaging journeys in the real world. Our products inspire outdoor exploration, exercise, and meaningful social interaction.

Originally formed at Google in 2011, we became an independent company in 2015 with a strong group of investors including Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Alsop Louie Partners. Our current consumer titles include pioneering global-control game Ingress, record-breaking AR game Pokémon GO, and Pikmin Bloom. In November 2021, we launched our developer platform, Lightship, enabling creators to build immersive AR experiences around the globe.

Niantic is an Equal Opportunity employer. We believe that cultivating a workplace where our people are supported and included is essential to creating great products our community will love. Our mission emphasizes seeking and hiring diverse voices, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and we consider this to be one of the most important values we hold close.

We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Bellevue, Los Angeles, New York, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, and Zurich. #LI-HYBRID