Remote (Asia-Pacific or European time zone required)

Full-time

Senior Front-End Engineer

About Us

Babylon is a top VC-backed blockchain project founded by Claude E. Shannon Award recipient, a fellow of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering, Professor David Tse from Stanford University. The project’s mission is to bring Bitcoin’s unparalleled security to the decentralized world via a new public Cosmos-SDK PoS blockchain (Babylon) and a suite of inter-chain protocols. Our fast-growing team consists of elite scientists and engineers, seasoned marketing and business development professionals, as well as renowned business advisors. Our team culture is open, inclusive, agile, and passionate, and we highly value everyone’s personal growth.

About the Job

At Babylon, we're at the forefront of developing innovative web services and API backends to boost adoption, alongside creating engaging, content-rich web applications. In our quest to enhance our technological offerings, we're seeking a versatile Senior Front-end Engineer. This role requires a dynamic individual capable of contributing to our front-end development efforts and adapting to project needs as they evolve.

Your main responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate and collect requirements across teams to develop high-performance front-end systems that bring the power of the Babylon blockchain to our users.

  • Build intuitive, mobile-friendly, and user-centric front-end components and apps, ensuring a seamless and engaging user experience.

  • Work closely with designers to translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code.

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability.

  • Contribute to all phases of the development lifecycle, demonstrating flexibility and a keen ability to adapt to evolving project requirements.

About You

As a seasoned front-end engineer with a passion for blockchain technology, you are driven by the desire to make impactful contributions. With a solid foundation in front-end development and a commitment to excellence, you are open, accountable, and always ready to support your team.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 4 years experience of front-end engineering experience.

  • Experience with web3 and blockchains, preferably Cosmos SDK and Bitcoin.

  • Experience with React, Next.js, and TypeScript.

  • Experience working in open source software.

  • Experience with styling using CSS frameworks.

  • Practical experience with front-end testing.

  • Skilled in prioritizing and managing multiple simultaneous feature requests.

  • Familiarity with design systems and tools like Figma and Sketch.

  • Fluent in English, with excellent verbal and written communication skills, facilitating clear and effective collaboration across global teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Practical experience with Bitcoin and Cosmos SDK.

  • Prior experience working in a remote, distributed team environment.

  • Familiarity with CI/CD practices and tools.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Working knowledge of Mandarin is a plus.

Reports to: Staff Engineer