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JavaScript Developer

We're a JavaScript shop—from React all the way down to Node—and we're working on a lot of interesting problems.

Our Lightboard software is something like Slack-meets-Pinterest, with a bit of Intercom thrown in. That means we're dealing with realtime collaboration, notifications, complex interfaces, image manipulation, and a bunch of meaty stuff that we're just starting to figure out.

We are a highly-technical organization with a pragmatic approach to engineering. Our CTO formerly ran a 30-person team of engineers at a top-tier dev shop in Seattle (Substantial) and was on the advisory board of Ada Developers Academy. Our CEO, in addition to being trained by some of the best product minds in Silicon Valley, co-founded Code Fellows, and grew SeattleJS into one of the largest tech meetups in the PNW.

About Lightboard

We are a no-nonsense design service that delivers quality craftsmanship to major brands like 3M, Autodesk, and CA, as well as innovative younger companies like BloomReach, ExtraHop, and Usermind.

We believe the traditional agency model is fundamentally broken. Clients don't need dedicated creative agencies anymore—they've developed their own strategy and just need high-quality design to bring it to life, quickly and efficiently.

And that's what Lightboard does.

Job Details

Lightboard is a young company—we’ve just had our third birthday. We're looking for awesome people to help us figure out how to grow Lightboard over the next five years—and to make it happen.

Our office is in downtown Seattle. We are venture-funded, with veteran agency and startup founders.

Why Lightboard might be a fit for you:

  • Great customers who love us (read the reviews).
  • Progressive and open workplace with 50/50 gender diversity.
  • Collaborative and transparent culture. No bureaucracy, no secrets.
  • Unlimited-ride ORCA Card.
  • Health and dental benefits.
  • Generous vacation policy.
  • Never work on your birthday.
  • 401k plan.
  • Stock options.

What else? Every team member receives a new Macbook Pro, 4k monitor, and all the fixings. Regular team events, team lunches every Friday, and all the LaCroix you can drink.

We prefer on-site, full-time candidates, but are open to other approaches.

To apply for this job, please email — tell us a little bit about yourself, projects you've worked on, and a link to your Github.

Oh, and tell us whether GIF has a hard or soft G. Because it's important.

Lightboard is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to providing a work environment that is free from any form of discrimination.