Lead Frontend Software Engineer


The Company

A lot of companies say they’re mission-driven . Our unique corporate structure guarantees that every decision we make upholds our mission: to make sure the internet stays available, safe, and welcoming to everyone. Beholden to neither shareholders nor investors, Mozilla Corporation is wholly owned by the not-for-profit Mozilla Foundation.

Along with 20,000+ volunteer contributors and collaborators all over the world, Mozilla Corporation’s staff designs, builds, and distributes software that allows people to enjoy the internet on their own terms. Our flagship product the Firefox browser has expanded into a family of products that protects users and alerts them of risks.

The Opportunity

At Mozilla, we believe that the metaverse like the internet itself should be open and accessible to all. That’s why we’re building Hubs.

Hubs empowers communities to gather in safe, private, decentralized virtual spaces where they are in control. Hubs fosters creativity and connection at a time when online interactions often lack the spontaneity and opportunity to delight, inspire, and build trust between people.

As our lead front-end engineer, you will leverage and hone your skills to build joyful, customizable user interfaces for the Hubs software suite. You will decide and defend the technical direction of 2D pages and components in harmony with our 3D applications. You will guide, train, and assist other developers in accomplishing large tasks.

What You’ll Get To Do

  • Collaborate with our design team to create the look and feel of Hubs, Spoke, and future products
  • Unify the design language and systems in use across our applications
  • Translate design specifications into high quality front-end UI code
  • Work transparently on open-source software with a distributed team and engaged community
  • Write customizable front-end code that allows for community modifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • An interest in and understanding of web-based UX paradigms, progressive enhancement, responsive design, internationalization, localization, design systems, and accessibility
  • A strong grasp on modern web standards (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DOM, etc.)
  • Experience using React to implement front-end interfaces

Bonus points for

  • Contributions to open-source projects
  • Experience working with distributed teams across multiple time zones
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Experience with our development stack and tools (webpack, sass, storybook, etc)
  • Back-end development experience
  • 4+ years of professional web programming experience

About Mozilla

Mozilla exists to build the Internet as a public resource accessible to all because we believe that open and free is better than closed and controlled. When you work at Mozilla, you give yourself a chance to make a difference in the lives of Web users everywhere. And you give us a chance to make a difference in your life every single day. Join us to work on the Web as the platform and help create more opportunity and innovation for everyone online.

Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

Mozilla understands that valuing diverse creative practices and forms of knowledge are crucial to and enrich the company’s core mission. We encourage applications from everyone, including members of all equity-seeking communities, such as (but certainly not limited to) women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.

We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, as appropriate. Please contact us at [email protected] to request accommodation.

We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race (including hairstyle and texture), religion (including religious grooming and dress practices), gender, gender identity, gender expression, color, national origin, pregnancy, ancestry, domestic partner status, disability, sexual orientation, age, genetic predisposition, medical condition, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other basis covered by applicable laws. Mozilla will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics or any other unlawful behavior, conduct, or purpose.