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Front End Developer



Software Engineering
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Later is founded on two success stories that began in 2014: Mavrck, the industry-leading influencer marketing solution (now Later Influence™), and Later, the best social media management platform (now Later Social™) and first-to-market link in bio tool.

We’re trusted by the top social platforms, with partnerships and integrations with Meta, TikTok, X/Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest.

In 2024, Mavrck and Later officially joined together as one unified business, with a shared vision: to enable the world to make a living with their creativity. We’re now on a mission to build the world’s first Social Revenue Platform.

Later will be the first inclusive platform where social media managers, influencer managers, and creators can come together to collaborate on content. We enable marketers to create high-performing content and engage in authentic collaborations with creators to reach new audiences, drive engagement, and generate predictable ROI.

As a trusted partner and go-to source for social media advice, we help create an engaged community for reliable performance and repeatable growth.

About this position:

We are seeking an enthusiastic Intermediate Javascript Developer to join our dynamic engineering team. In this role you will be responsible for developing, delivering and maintaining reliable, scalable front end interfaces for our web applications. Our applications are used by thousands of people every day and what you do will directly impact the user experience and interface. The ideal candidate has a passion for building great user experiences and is excited to work with a team of like-minded individuals.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop, launch, and maintain user-facing features using component-based UI frameworks such as React and Ember while adhering to best practices in performance, security, and usability
  • Work collaboratively with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Apply CSS to develop user interfaces that align with our in-house design system standards, ensuring both functional and aesthetic excellence
  • Identify issues, conduct research, document findings, and scope out alternative solutions, including detailed estimations of engineering costs and impacts
  • Write clean, efficient, and well-tested code in a modular architecture consistent with industry standards
  • Engage with team members for code reviews, discussing new challenges, and sharing best practices, tools, and techniques

We are committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best and most rewarding work of your career. If you identify with any of the following, we encourage you to apply!

  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering, with a track record of actively contributing to a team and delivering production-level code and services
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related technical field, or a certificate from a recognized software development program, or has equivalent experience in developing complex software projects
  • Is well-versed in contemporary trends and best practices in front-end architecture, including aspects of performance, security, and usability
  • Demonstrates strong proficiency in JavaScript, with practical experience in TypeScript as well as React and/or Ember
  • Has experience in integrating new features within existing codebases and developing new functionalities from scratch
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment, displaying entrepreneurial qualities with robust critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Our approach to compensation:

We take a market-based & data-driven approach to compensation. We leverage data from trusted third-party compensation sources to help us understand the market value of a role based on function, level, geographic location, and scope. We evaluate compensation bi-annually, including performance and market-related factors.

Our salaries are benchmarked against market Total Cash Compensation for the geographic location of our job posting. Compensation for some roles is structured as On Target Earnings (OTE = base + commission/variable) while for others it is structured as Salary only.

To comply with local legislation and ensure transparency, we share salary ranges on all job postings. Skills, experience and other factors help determine the final salary we offer which may vary from the original range posted.

Additionally, all permanent team members are granted stock options and are eligible to participate in various benefits plans as part of their overall compensation package.

Salary Range:

$115,000 - 130,500 CAD

Some perks of being on our team:

  • Flexible PTO: We want you to take the time off when you want or need to recharge!
  • Learning & Development: We provide growth opportunities through training, coaching, mentorship programs, and workshops.
  • Parental benefits: We offer parental leave top-ups, family forming support, and a life-transitions program to ensure you and your family are well supported when returning to work.
  • Healthcare: Our comprehensive benefits package includes health, dental, vision, STD & LTD, 401k contribution plans (US-based employees), and an Employee and Family Assistance Program to support the well-being of you and your family.
  • Employee Resource Groups: Belonging is an important part of doing your best work. These ERGs provide support and community for employees.

*Co-op team members are not eligible for company benefits.

Where we work

We hire into our hub cities of Boston, MA; Vancouver, BC; Toronto, ON. We also have team members based remotely for select positions. We post our positions in the hub location(s) where we are open to having the successful candidate be located.

Diversity, inclusion, and accessibility

We value diversity of thought; we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or age. Please let us know if you require any accommodations or support during the recruitment process.