Senior Frontend Engineer - Design System Specialist - Open to Remote

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Bordeaux


BackMarket is the number one European (and soon global) marketplace specializing in the sale of fully refurbished tech devices.

Job Description

Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of more than 650, powering operations in 16 countries (and counting!).

Back Market is undergoing meteoric growth and has raised $884 million, with a valuation of $5.7 billion. Our mission is simple: empowering people to buy tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact.

Be part of a great and growing adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

The Design System team at Back Market are passionate about building interfaces and interactions that help our colleagues build coherent, high-quality experiences for our users. Our mission is to enable our product, frontend and design teams to build consistent, high quality user experiences on our product platforms. 

By coupling product, design & engineering know-how, we provide expertise on front-end, brand, usability and accessibility matters as part of our day-to-day. We’re responsible for maintaining and improving our web component library, its documentation and development environment, as well as the workflows and automations that allow us to keep design and front-end teams aligned and able to work together smoothly.

You’ll be responsible for

  • Participating in the team’s efforts to build, maintain, and improve a robust design system for Back Market’s B2C & B2B touchpoints (Responsive Web, iOS, and Android), along with designers, product owners and other engineers
  • Driving the processes with our Product Designers for an efficient usage of the Design System, by continuously improving and applying our workflows with our contributors and colleagues
  • Supporting contributions on the front-end engineering perimeter, through facilitation, support, and code reviews
  • Maintaining our front-end codebase and tooling, and aligning with the Front-End Chapter to maintain a shared vision on our technological choices
  • Ensuring smooth delivery of our Web codebase and supporting the Front-End Chapter in planning and executing migrations
  • Building and maintaining automations that allow us to operate at a larger scale, and identifying further opportunities to scale
  • Contributing to our documentation platform to ensure easy understanding of Design System features and increase its adoption across our company
  • Helping us ensure our experiences adhere to accessibility standards and other relevant practices
  • You're perfect for this role if

  • You are familiar with Design System challenges or you have owned or significantly contributed to a Design System
  • You have worked within a fast-growing Front-End team and can talk about how you have worked with stakeholders to deliver impact or preserve smooth operations in such an environment
  • You love to coach and mentor others and to support the growth of team members whatever their seniority, but you also stay humble and ready to learn from othersYou’re aware of the importance of good communication between designers and engineers, and you can easily discuss your work with a non-technical audience
  • You are inherently curious, you are idealistic but you challenge the status quo responsibly
  • You have solid experience in some of the following topics: Vue.js, SSR, accessibility, SEO, front-end performance, CI/CD, QA
  • You’re comfortable with APIs, CI environments and cloud environments and can build bridges between cloud platforms and code repositoriesYou can proactively advocate your impact and autonomously communicate progress, learnings, and goals to the company and beyond
  • You are comfortable in communicating professionally in English as we are an international team

    • A meaningful job: through hard work, you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!

    • An attractive salary, equity, multiple benefits (meal tickets, health insurance, etc...), parental benefits, #remote friendly company, relocation package, internal events, etc… 

    • Technical challenges all day every day: you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!

    • Work with passionate experts who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow! (Backademy, technical guilds, Meet-up & Conference) 

    • Grow your career with a flexible career path, BackMarket can help you evolve!

    • A booming scale-up: our environment is rapidly growing in Europe, the USA and soon in Asia!

    • A lot of fun: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.

    BackMarket is an Equal Opportunity Employer for any minority, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.


    Additional Information

    • Contract Type: Full-Time
    • Location: Bordeaux