Senior Software Engineer - Frontend, Commerce Checkout

    • New York, NY

The Commerce Checkout team is helping ten of thousands of merchants on the Squarespace e-commerce platform be successful with fast and powerful checkout experiences. If you are a frontend engineer who cares about user experience and enjoys owning product and engineering initiatives from concept to production, we want to hear from you! You will report to the Commerce Checkout Team Lead in our New York City headquarters.


  • Take ownership of the checkout web app and drive the team future technical and architectural evolution
  • Design and build new checkout features for merchants and shoppers
  • Collaborate with other engineers, product managers and designers to deliver strong customer-focused experiences
  • Keep our product up to date with the latest frontend technologies such as React and ES2015+ / typescript
  • Practice disciplined software engineering (e.g. automated testing, code reviews, and writing clean, pragmatic code)
  • Actively contribute to team and company standards

  • Proficient in JavaScript
  • Have solid knowledge of the DOM, HTML and CSS3
  • Have experience with high performance Single Page Application development
  • Have a demonstrated experience shipping reliable and scalable code
  • Keep up-to-date with the newest technologies
  • Develop features and create fulfilling user experiences
  • A strong understanding of, and practical experience with, web application development
  • A sincere commitment to creating readable and reliable code
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript packaging and delivery systems like webpack and NPM
  • Proficiency in TypeScript is a plus
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience
  • 5+ years of industry experience


Squarespace empowers people with creative ideas to succeed. By blending elegant design and sophisticated engineering, we empower millions of people - from individuals and local artists to entrepreneurs shaping the world's most iconic businesses - to share their stories with the world. Squarespace's team of more than 800 is headquartered in downtown New York City, with offices in Dublin and Portland. For more information, visit

Benefits and Perks
  • Health insurance with 100% premium covered for you and your dependent children
  • Flexible vacation& paid time off
  • Up to 20 weeks of paid family leave
  • Equity plan for all employees
  • Retirement benefits with employer match
  • Fertility and adoption benefits
  • Free lunch and snacks at all offices
  • Education reimbursement
  • Dog-friendly workplace in New York office
  • Commuter benefit in the form of reduced tax (Ireland) and pretax (US)

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 customer base , but we also strive for the same in our employees. At Squarespace, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

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