Front-end Software Architect at GigSmart

| Greater Denver Area
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GigSmart looking for a Front-end Software Architect who will help us make intuitive high-level decisions for software development. You will create architectural solutions to guide the development team and to provide a framework for the development of a software or system that will result in high-quality products and processes.

You should have a strong technical background and a systems thinking mindset. It is also required to possess the ability to develop a unified vision for software characteristics and functions.

Job DescriptionResponsibilities:
  • Create and/or implement solutions in order to create a cohesive, conventions-based software architecture
  • Work together with the software development teams to determine functional and non-functional requirements for features and enhancements
  • Create foundational software libraries that abstract repeat functionality and/or decrease the risk of software imperfections
  • Create high-level product specifications with attention to system integration and feasibility
  • Monitor the progress of the development team to ensure consistency with an initial design
  • Define all aspects of front-end development from appropriate technology and workflow to coding standards
  • Discuss all concepts and guidelines with the development team
  • Ensure the compliance of software with all requirements of quality, security, modifiability, extensibility, etc.
 What we’re looking for:
  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Software Architect or Engineering position
  • Significant experience in software development and coding in various javascript frameworks (React, React-Native, Angular, Ember, Vue, etc.)
  • In-depth knowledge of software and application design and architecture
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript and UI/UX design
  • Familiarity with software quality assurance principles
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong communication and presentation abilities, with close attention to detail
Nice to have:
  • Experience developing shared libraries and platform systems
  • Experience with GraphQL
  • Experience with React Native
  • Experience with Test automation
  • Experience with Continuous deployment
Expectations of a GigSmart Employee:
  • Be positive
  • Work hard
  • Innovate
  • Have passion
  • Continue to learn
  • Exceed expectations
  • Collaborate
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • React NativeFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • GitLabManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • Constant ContactEmail
    • SendGridEmail
    • ZoomInfoLead Gen


We have a brand new office located in the heart of Denver! Close to the light rail, great food options, and all the fun that Denver has to offer.

An Insider's view of GigSmart

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The office vibe here at GigSmart is unlike any place I have ever worked in the best way possible. I have the pleasure to work with one of the smartest and most innovative teams in the industry every day and the office atmosphere reflects it. It is always fun and energetic and there’s never a shortage of good food.


Client Success Representative

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Our small and growing design team faces many unique challenges on a daily basis. Our biggest challenge, and most exciting, is working creatively on realizing GigSmart’s vision by creating an innovative and memorable product that is focused on improving the lives of millions of people.


Junior Product Designer

What makes someone successful on your team?

At GigSmart we view individual success relative to the success of the product development team as a whole. Passion, collaboration, and having the drive to learn are some individual characteristics that ultimately lead to both individual and team success. Our team is always learning and pushing each other to innovate.


Senior Product Owner

How does the company support your career growth?

The opportunities to grow as a developer seem endless with new challenges daily, and an incredibly smart and dedicated team to learn from. Whenever I've expressed interest to learn another part of the tech stack or business, GigSmart has provided me the time, tools, and training to do so.


Senior React Developer

What are GigSmart Perks + Benefits

GigSmart Benefits Overview

We are a start-up offering the benefits you'd get working for a large corporation!

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
GigSmart employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 2 weeks of paid parental leave when an employee has a new addition to the family!
Flexible Work Schedule
GigSmart provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
GigSmart employees are able to work from home 2 days per month and on occasion as needed.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
GigSmart employees typically earn at least 15 days of PTO per year.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Employees are able to make pre-tax payroll deductions to be used for commuter expenses
Company Outings
GigSmart hosts company events on a quarterly basis.
Stocked Kitchen
Snacks, coffee, cold brew, pour over & tea.
Some Meals Provided
We have team lunches at least once per month.
Fitness Subsidies
There is a free onsite gym available for all employees!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
GigSmart offers employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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