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Front End Engineer at GIPHY (React.JS) (236)

Info on the Front End Engineer role

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Ubiminds is a GPTW certified, people first company that partners with American software product companies to scale their development footprint. Ubi custom-curates Brazilian top 5% talent for their LATAM strategy, offering a unique combo of staff augmentation and employer-of-record services.

Ubiminds is looking for a Front End Engineer who will be working on key projects as part of the code infrastructure at GIPHY.

If you are able to bring new ideas to the table and learn easily, you might be the Front End Engineer we are looking for!

Join the world’s largest platform to search, discover, and create fun integrations to the major platforms out there (Facebook, Instagram, iMessage, Twitter, Slack, etc). They’re the leading brand in short-form entertainment and visual communication.


Work with different engineering teams to maintain and develop frontend codes that will reach millions of web application users.

What you’ll do as a Front End Engineer

  • Work closely with engineers, designers, and product owners to translate feature specifications and designs into high-quality code
  • Proactively find ways to improve their JavaScript codebase, from improving style to re-architecting as needed
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of giphy.com and GIPHY’s public JavaScript SDKs, including maintaining analytics, fixing bugs, and writing unit and end-to-end tests to prevent regressions
  • Collaborate with other teams to ensure code reuse and stability
  • Work in a broad technology stack, with many opportunities for learning and growth

In order to succeed in this position, you will need

Mandatory skills

  • Proficiency with JavaScript, TypeScript, and the React framework;
  • Ability to produce code to match challenging designs and UX;
  • Fundamental understanding of the importance of reusable modules and components;
  • Ability to understand project requirements, collaborate with product owners, and break complex problems into manageable chunks;
  • Ability to prioritize against competing demands;
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs;
  • Comfort with writing unit tests and end-to-end tests.


  • Experience with SSR frameworks, such as NextJS, NuxtJS or GatsbyJS
  • Experience and/or knowledge of Python

Non-technical skills

  • Sense of humor and excellent communication skills

About Ubiminds

Our Culture 

Perks and Benefits

As Front End Engineer @Ubiminds, you:

  • Are placed in a product-based company, with the same treatment as their full-time employees.
  • Have our full back-office support, from career guidance to HR and concierge services.
  • Enjoy our remote-first policy – we are a distributed team, after all.
  • Get your own MacBook (none of that "bring your own device" stuff here).
  • Have access to growth opportunities with other amazing technology professionals, through tech talks, chapter meetings, and even remote happy hours for tons of fun!
  • Improve your English through free lessons with a native English speaker - get to the next level on your communication skills!
  • Candidate Referral bonus (promote Ubi to your tech friends, and get paid for it!)
  • Miss working in the office? Our cool Florianópolis headquarters is available, whenever you want, with weekly quick massages & tasty snacks, soft drinks, and games

 How our process works

  • Interview with Tech Recruiter (chat about the job opening and your experiences)
  • Client process (this may vary)
  • Offer (yay)

Job summary.

  • start date 10/08/2022
  • end date 10/10/2022
  • timezone Eastern Standard (GMT-4)




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