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FrontEnd / UI Engineer

Union

Union

Software Engineering, Design
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

FrontEnd / UI Engineer

Timezones overlapping with Europe or Americas (remote);

Who we are

Union Finance is building the Credit Primitive for DeFi.
We believe that open, permission-less, community-owned financial applications are the future and that these new decentralized applications will gain global adoption because the user experience is worlds better.
Market opportunity: There are ~$2B in loans outstanding on Ethereum. All of which are collateralized. In traditional finance un-collateralized lending is 100x that of the collateralized lending market.
Product opportunity: we are building the protocol to enable credit on Ethereum. We believe this is one of the missing primitives to allow DeFi to become Positive Sum and allocate resources to those with more ideas than r.
Company opportunity: we are a team of designers, system engineers, entrepreneurs and crypto veterans looking to build a dream team.
We're backed by forward thinking investors (like Placeholder, 1kx, Coinfund, KR1, Scalar, and top DeFi Protocol builders).

What will you be doing?

Working with the design and dev team to build user friendly interfaces for interacting with the Union protocol.
This includes:
Taking ownership of the frontend React web app hosted on Vercel.
Working with the Design Team to implement new features.
Building the layout of new web pages, and re-designing existing ones
Ensuring the web app is performant and secure
Interfacing with the EVM, IPFS, and Graph as Backend

Are you the right person for this role?

The ideal candidate for us has:
built multiple web apps using React, and ideally using "Web3"
product design experience - using tools such as Figma
a portfolio that shows your skills (e.g. in Github, dribbble, etc)
an entrepreneurial spirit and the skills to take a (rough) idea and make it reality
an eye for detail, but is pragmatic and able to get things done fast
great written communication skills in English
an ability to self-organize in a remote-first work environment

Benefits

Money you can exchange for things
A stake in the Union protocol
Home office stipend

How to Apply

Does this role sound like a good fit? Email us at jacob [at] union.finance
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