Engineering

Technology Lead - Frontend

Mumbai   |   Full Time

Pepper (www.peppercontent.in) is building India’s largest content marketplace that brings companies and content creators together to scale up content creation processes across 10 content verticals and 150+ content categories, 40+ content verticals and 40+ global languages. Over the past 3 years, we’ve worked with brands like Adobe, upGrad, Swiggy, Dunzo, BusinessWorld, Digit,  Shiksha.com, Rapido, BookMyShow, UrbanClap, Yatra, Bewakoof, YourStory, Bharat Matrimony and 300+ other brands. We have over 30,000+ writers and graphic designers who have applied to Pepper so far, who form part of the ‘Pepper Cloud’.


We believe that with the right platform, data, and AI, we can control how projects from brands are matched to the right fit creators and create a wonderful experience with the help of our native workflow solutions. We believe in going deep and understanding content and then use that knowledge to enable all stakeholders to be more efficient with their work with the help of technology.


We’re looking for someone who is enthusiastic, comfortable with uncertainty, flexible, great with people and isn’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty. Every day is an opportunity to bring your vision to life, and to expand, learn, and grow. No idea is left unconsidered. No voice is left unheard.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively work with UX team, product managers, back-end engineers and other technical teams to create new, delightful and scalable UI

  • Mentor junior members through training and individual support

  • Responsible for all front end development on a project

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs

  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)

  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback

  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images

  • Optimize existing user interface designs

  • Proactively learn and accordingly apply new technologies, best design practices and usability patterns



The ideal candidate must - 

  • 5+ years of experience working with React or React-based frameworks

  • Proficiency with browser-based debugging and performance testing

  • Proficiency in Git and version control

  • Considerable experience with a testing framework (Jest/Mocha)

  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and GraphQL

  • Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JWT Tokens

  • Good understanding of common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, Yarn etc

  • Hands-on experience with CSS-in-JS libraries

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

  • Keen to learn, mentor and willingness to take ownership of work items

  • Possess strong communication and self-accountability

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