Software Engineer (Front-End) @ The Black Tux - Santa Monica, CA

Software Engineer (Front-End)

The Black Tux is reinventing the formalwear rental industry so people can show up at their best on the days that matter most. The company designs and manufactures modern rental suits and tuxedos that actually fit—made of 100% wool, ordered online, and delivered for free. Using a combination of machine learning, tailor-trained fit specialists, and industry-leading customer service, The Black Tux guarantees a perfect fit every time.

Just as we are on the modern edge of men's fashion, we also strive to stay on the modern edge of technology and are looking to hire a Front End Engineer. As a Front End Engineer at The Black Tux, you will specialize in building responsive and elegant web UIs to drive delight with our end users and impact for our business.

What You'll Do

  • Work with React + Redux single page applications
  • Work closely with product managers and other team members to understand, articulate, and break down customer needs into technical requirements
  • Focus on our end users and deliver features that excite them
  • Contribute to the development of the team, our standards, and best practices

Who You Are

  • 5+ years of professional software development
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript and the JavaScript object model along with HTML, CSS/SCSS
  • Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles along with popular React.js frameworks (such as Redux or Apollo)
  • Experience with ES6 and Node.js
  • Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, webpack, npm, etc.
  • Collaboration with engineers, product, and design is a core part of doing your best work
  • Likes to work with fellow engineers to find the best solutions, and writes documentation on decisions made
  • Conversant in algorithms, software patterns, and their best usage

Benefits + Perks of Working at The Black Tux

  • Exciting startup environment
  • Weekly catered lunches
  • Dog friendly office
  • Complimentary dry cleaning & tailoring services
  • Health, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid parking
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Open vacation time
  • Stocked kitchen & pantry
  • Apple equipment or whatever you need to be productive
  • Quarterly team outings
  • Company happy hours
  • Free suit rentals

  • We're an equal opportunity employer to all. We interview and hire applicants of all backgrounds, orientations, expressions, and identities.