Frontend Developer (React)


CitizenShipper is looking for talented professionals to join our growing team.

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years experience building single page applications with React
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Excellent knowledge of Typescript and a preference for static typing
  • Experience with testing frameworks and a strong desire to write a lot of tests
  • Experience with both REST as well as GraphQL APIs
  • Able to bring up a new application from scratch to fulfill product requirements
  • Fluent in English (candidates who cannot communicate in English will be rejected)
  • Good team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to mentor less experienced colleagues
  • Self-motivated and proactive

In your role you will:

  • Build and maintain our frontend applications
  • Collaborate with backend developers to integrate the app with the APIs our backend services provide
  • Translate UI/UX design wireframes into actual code that will produce visual elements of the application
  • Work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works
  • Ensure the design and implementation are optimized for smartphones
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Optimize our applications for performance and scalability
  • Communicate with the rest of the development team daily
  • Collaborate with other stakeholders

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with working remotely
  • Experience with Node.js or other backend development
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines such as GitHub Actions or Gitlab CI
  • Passionate about functional programming
  • Proven experience developing and building applications (github link on repo)

About Us

As a share-economy transportation marketplace, CitizenShipper connects people who need items delivered with the drivers able to complete the delivery. Our main focus is on facilitating pet transportation – to date, we’ve helped reunite thousands of owners with their pets.

Why join us?

  • Our team is multicultural and international
  • We have a “minimal meetings” culture
  • We have a flat organization without micromanaging.
  • Everyone works remotely (from home)
  • We’re still growing, and you have a lot of room to grow with us
  • Generous parental (maternity and paternity) leave policy – up to 14 weeks!
  • $50/month book allowance
  • $2,000/year Professional development budget
  • Full paid light work week (max 10-15 hours) each quarter


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