Lead Front End Engineer (React)

Pre‑IPO & Pre‑Token Trading Platform
Project details
Posted on Jul 9th, 2021
Accepting applications
365 days
Full Time
Skills Required
  • Front-end Development
  • Software Dev, Data & Web - Other

About prePO

prePO is a decentralized trading platform that allows anyone anywhere to speculate on the valuation of any private company. Our mission is to democratize pre-public equity - transforming a world of financial exclusion into a world of permissionless access.

We are currently a globally distributed team of four, with years of experience at blockchain startups as well as top tech companies such as Facebook, Apple, Canva, and Salesforce.

We’re backed by world-class investors, including the LAO (the world’s largest venture DAO), Apollo Capital, and Maven 11 Capital; founders from leading DeFi protocols including mStable, dHedge, and Alchemix; and many other angels within crypto and fintech.

Come join us in our mission to democratize pre-public equity!


  • Have a high impact on the future of prePO as a core team member
  • Lead projects, wear many different hats, and flex your entrepreneurial spirit!
  • Join a talented team passionate about crypto and changing the world
  • Work at the cutting edge of DeFi and crypto
  • Exciting and fast-paced startup culture
  • Fully remote work with flexible hours
  • Competitive compensation in crypto


  • Lead the frontend development of prePO, from specs to tested production code
  • Work in a small, fast-paced team to rapidly develop and iterate on frontend features
  • Work with a high amount of ownership and autonomy
  • Write well-tested, well-documented, performant, clean, and reusable code
  • Develop responsive Web 3.0 applications across both web and mobile browsers
  • Rapidly implement functional UI elements from Figma design mocks
  • Connect the frontend to Ethereum-based smart contracts
  • Integrate with various APIs to enhance the dapp’s functionality
  • Establish standard practices and methodologies for frontend engineering in our team
  • In the future, onboard and manage new frontend developers that join the team


  • 3+ years professional frontend development experience
  • Expert knowledge of React (client-side), TypeScript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience developing frontends for blockchain applications (using web3.js / ethers.js)
  • Advanced knowledge of Git and GitHub
  • Experience writing unit tests (e.g. Jest + Enzyme)
  • Experience leading projects from start to finish
  • A desire to keep up with modern best practices in web 2.0+3.0 development
  • Deep understanding and passion for DeFi and crypto in general
  • Native English fluency with strong technical communication skills (written and verbal)
  • High attention to detail (you are your own QA)
  • Proactive and hard-working attitude, and receptiveness to feedback


  • Experience using Figma, Node.js, IPFS, ENS, The Graph API, 0x API, Hardhat, Solidity
  • Experience writing integration tests and E2E tests (e.g. Selenium)
  • Experience running experiments and using frontend analytics tools
  • Experience deploying and testing code on Ethereum testnets
  • Understanding of UX/UI principles and interaction design
  • Experience building UIs for financial applications
  • Experience working with agile methodologies (Scrum, CI/CD, TDD, Pair Programming)
  • Experience leading interviews for new hires
  • Experience conducting user research
  • Game development experience
  • Experience participating in a DAO
  • High degen score or proven ape record
  • Founder/startup experience