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Senior Software Engineer (Team Lead) - Core Frontsite



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Squarespace is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to lead the Frontsite Partnerships team. We are searching for an experienced Frontend engineer who keeps up with the latest techniques in web design and development, with a passion for identifying and handling impactful projects. You have a rare blend of creative, technical, and leadership mindsets. You are ready to join a team building award-winning websites for a world renowned publishing platform.

Our team spawns new projects from both strategic hypotheses and creative initiatives. We use data-driven strategy, iteration, and play to craft an experience worthy of the customers we attract. You'll work side by side with world-class designers, product managers, and engineers to produce the best work of your career.

This is a hybrid role working from our New York office 3 days per week. You will report to the Product Engineering Team Manager.

You'll Get To…

  • Create and improve our impactful websites, including squarespace.com
  • Lead a team of 2 engineers
  • Develop new projects with our strategy and creative teams, helping people learn about Squarespace
  • Build new prototypes to push the boundaries of our developer platform
  • Improve site design and performance across a variety of modern devices

Who We're Looking For

  • 5+ years of industry experience
  • 1+ years of team leadership experience
  • Strong development skills using React, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Strong working knowledge of responsive web design and cross-platform compatible coding techniques
  • Experience using data to form and validate strategic hypothesis
  • Comfortable with rapid experimentation and iteration

Benefits & Perks

  • A choice between medical plans with an option for 100% covered premiums
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Access to supplemental insurance plans for additional coverage
  • Headspace mindfulness app subscription
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Pretax commuter benefit
  • Education reimbursement
  • Employee donation match to community organizations
  • 6 Global Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)
  • Dog-friendly workplace
  • Free lunch and snacks
  • Private rooftop

Cash Compensation Range: $128,500 – $231,500 USD

The base salary for this position will vary based on job-related criteria including relevant skills, experience, and location, among other factors.

In addition to the cash compensation above (which includes base salary and, where applicable for eligible roles, may include on-target commissions or overtime pay), all Squarespace employees are eligible to receive equity in the company as part of their total compensation.

About Squarespace

Squarespace (NYSE: SQSP) is a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online. We empower millions of customers in more than 200 countries and territories with all the tools they need to create an online presence, build an audience, monetize, and scale their business. Our suite of products range from websites, domains, ecommerce, and marketing tools, as well as tools for scheduling with Acuity, creating and managing social media presence with Bio Sites and Unfold, and hospitality business management via Tock. Our team of more than 1,700 is headquartered in bustling New York City, with offices in Chicago, Dublin, Ireland, Aveiro, Portugal, and coworking spaces in the UK, Netherlands, and Australia. For more information about our company culture, visit www.squarespace.com/about/careers.

Our Commitment

Today, more than a million people around the globe use Squarespace to share different perspectives and experiences with the world. Not only do we embrace and celebrate the diversity of our customers, but we also work toward the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or parental status, disability, veteran status, or other class protected by applicable law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


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