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Senior React Developer / Principal Engineer (f/m/d)


Date Posted

14 Mar, 2023

Salary Offered

$60000 — $80000 yearly

Job Type

Full Time

Experience Required

6+ years

Remote Work


Stock Options



1 available

🙌 Why working at Gavel

GAVEL is a live commerce marketplace. We allow shop owners to turn their passion into their profession by creating a virtual shopping room within a few minutes and start an interactive show with fans and followers. We built the most convinient check-out flow for live commerce and let sellers connect, entertain and sell in the most authentic way.

👉 For the trading card community we created an app: check out the Apple ( and Google ( store.

We are a stable and thriving start-up, well funded by the world's most prestigious and well-known investors like Y-Combinator, Heartcore and Stride and have the most product-led business angels behind us. Be part of the next evolution of e-commerce with the most entertaining shopping-journey. If you think this is something for you then roll up your sleeves and let’s get started 🚀

What your dev heart will love 🥰

💡 Cutting-edge tech stack: React (web), ReactNative (apps), Nodejs (server), Typescript everywhere, Prisma, Mysql/Redis, Socketio, Swagger, Eslint, Husky, Helmet, Selenium

🔥 Technology-first product: Real-time interaction like auctions, payments and chat developed proprietary on our servers, and video live streaming with quick sign-up, guest hosting and screensharing

🤝 Distributed-first collaboration: Remote working with face-time in dev hubs, No-sprint development, Mission-driven stories, Clearer PR merging with rebase, Peer reviewing, Bi-weeky knowledge exchange

🧑‍🚀 Best-in-class toolkit: Braze, mParticle, Sentry, Linear, Figma, Notion, Hevo, DBT, Snowflake, Lightdash, PopSQL, AWS-only (S3, EC2, CloudFront, CloudWatch, Route53, CodePipeline)

What you will do 😎

  1. You are part of defining and implementing the UI for new features from the prototype to the pixel-perfect responsive web app. You can give input and participate in decision-taking meeting with our head of product and our CTO.
  2. You have freedom and ownership of implementing the user stories end-to-end including UI DOM markup, state management, logic and data-handling over redux/api/websocket.
  3. You optimize the code to reach an UI that feels snappy (100ms response time) and polished. You value you ideas for performance optmizations and for intuitive interactions like micro-animations. Your passion of great UI and UX is welcome.
  4. You work with a full-stack team of backend, app, web developers, designers and dedicated testers. You can trust finding a helping hand, a sparrings partner and peer reviewer. You can contribute a lot and learn even more.
  5. You have time to do research, co-define stardards, create a component library. You can even ask questions to our tier-1 investors,,, and angels from, Wunderlist, Rocket Internet, Blinkist, EloPage, EyeEm.

Must-have qualifications 🧐

  • 5+ years React experience with a passion for UI/UX and polished consumer and social products and startups in general.
  • Be motivated by a lot of change requests because you know that this means we iterate fast and move aligned with user needs.
  • Experience implementing micro-animations, snappy interfaces and optimizing React (redux, routing, lifecycle-methods).

Bonus skills to wow us 🤩

  • Knowledge in ReactNative, Socketio, Nodejs
  • Design skills using Figma and Adobe
  • Usage of tools Figjam, Miro, Notion, Linear
  • Expertise with gamification, social apps or video live streaming
  • Worked at startups in a Series-B stage or bigger

🥳 Perks & Benefits

💶 Competitive compensation 💎 Quality-driven environment 🌎 Remote-first work processes ☀️  Penthouse office in Berlin Mitte 🪴 Budget for your home office 🧠  Personnel development budget 🏖  30 paid vacation days 🖥  Latest work equipment ⌚ Flexible working hours 🥳  Regular team retreats



Live shopping marketplace

Company Size: 6 - 10 People
Year Founded: 2021


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