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Front-End Engineer @ Playbyte

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Job description

Playbyte is looking for a full-time engineer to help us build a platform where anyone can make and share small, fun games. At sub-10 employees, each new hire has an outsized impact, with a broad opportunity to define what we work on and how we work on it.

Our mission is to create “good internet”: to allow users to connect and share in a healthy, creative environment. A good front-end engineer cares about building strong bones for playful expression.

Core responsibilities

  • Work on the site’s front-end in in JavaScript (with modern front-end frameworks), HTML, and CSS
  • Build the critical path flow for users through an experience that draws on best practices from modern social platforms
  • Interface across disciplines, collaborating with engineering and product
  • Contribute to documentation, testing, code review, and general code health


  • A strong technical background in modern web development and libraries
  • Experience working with agile teams
  • Opinions on web frameworks tempered by an excitement to try new things
  • An interest in games
  • Familiarity with various social media sites and how they flow

Additional information

  • A fully remote team — work from anywhere in the US
  • Flexible work hours and vacation policy
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance coverage

Playbyte believes that diverse teams are strong teams. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status.