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Software Engineer, Full Stack
New York City
Entry Level +2
Posted a month ago
Why is this role awesome?
Fairchain is on a mission to define the future of the fine art market. It is a technologically unsaturated landscape, and we are pushing a first to market initiative to combine both fintech and blockchain to create a new standard for equitable, artist-first transacting.

What if the principles of NFTs could be applied beyond just digital art?

At Fairchain, we believe that smart infrastructure can transform the entire creative ecosystem, for the benefit of all. We are on a mission to create a more inclusive and equitable art market, empowering artists and the galleries and patrons that support them.

Born out of collaboration with a diverse roster of iconic and rising star artists, Fairchain is not just another art technology platform. Rather, we are organized around making meaningful social impact and improving the lives of working creatives at-scale. In a moment of transformative change and introspection in the art world, this is an exciting opportunity for an engineer who believes in building technology not just for convenience, but for the greater good.

Fairchain is a VC-backed, social impact-focused tech venture – and we are looking for a dynamic engineer to join our team in building the next iteration of the Fairchain platform. This is an opportunity to join an early stage start-up and work with key stakeholders to directly guide our future trajectories.

 

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Wants to make an impact – Our team is mission-driven. We are passionate about both creation and empowerment.
  • Tackles big challenges with inventive solutions – We are proud to be working in uncharted territory. We seek team members who are up to the challenge of crafting groundbreaking technical solutions to diverse and ambiguous challenges.
  • Is enthusiastic about contributing to product vision – Engineering is a big part of our company. We expect engineers to collaborate heavily with the product team to inform and drive our vision.
  • Is excited to lead and execute – A perfect candidate will be able to drive key technical decisions, take ownership, and help our engineering team to deliver on milestones. We are an early-stage start-up, which means that there will be a multitude of opportunities for both growth and leadership.

Requirements

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with front end development (Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, React)
  • Database management experience (GraphQL, Apollo, Firebase)
  • DevOps and hosting platform configuration experience
  • Preferred strong interest in working with blockchain and fintech integrations

Responsibilities:

  • Expand Fairchain's web platform and API
  • Collaborate with other members of our engineering team to craft smart and innovative technical solutions
  • Contribute to conversations about technical possibility and feasibility
  • Optimize applications for speed and scalability

Benefits

Competitive salary and benefits, plus equity.

At Fairchain, we believe diverse teams are the strongest teams. We hold a strong belief in the importance of creating opportunities for people of all backgrounds and identity groups. We encourage all motivated candidates to apply – we value skills, energy, and results over formal qualifications.

Fairchain
Fairchain is a title management, authentication, and transaction platform for art.
Year Founded:  2019