Frontend Engineer



Software Engineering
St. Louis, MO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Latch was founded in NYC a decade ago with a vision to create unparalleled experience for residents through hardware and software. Now after 100+ million unlocks, we're continuing that vision to transform how people interact act with spaces everywhere.

Our mission is to unified access to spaces, services, and experiences that redefine the way we live, work, and connect. We do this by combining software, products, and services into a holistic platform that makes spaces more efficient, enjoyable, and profitable.

Recently, we've acquired Honest Day’s Work, propelling us toward a seamless residential ecosystem. Think empowered building owners, operators, and residents with secure access.
Led by CEO Jamie Siminoff's visionary expertise, we're shaping the future of spaces.

About the role:

Latch is seeking a highly creative and talented Frontend Engineer for a fantastic short term project (2 to 3 months). As a Frontend Engineer, you will play an instrumental role in developing, scaling, and maintaining our frontend applications, leading technical initiatives, and contributing to our product's user experience.


  • Design and implement robust, efficient, and scalable frontend applications, adhering to best practices in web development.
  • Lead and mentor junior frontend engineers, guiding them through complex technical challenges and fostering their growth.
  • Ensure high code quality and maintainability by participating in code reviews and promoting coding standards and best practices.
  • Collaborate with UI/UX designers to transform design concepts into functional and visually appealing web applications.
  • Identify and resolve frontend performance bottlenecks and ensure a responsive user experience.
  • Collaborate closely with backend engineers, product managers, and designers to deliver seamless end-to-end solutions.
  • Support with technical emergency requests and timely response to alerts as needed.

Position Requirements: (it's okay if you don't meet a few of these) (*)Mandatory

  • 1-4 years of experience working with Frontend technologies (*)
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript (*)
  • Experience using Angular, JSX
  • Experience with CSS pre-processors such as Sass
  • Understanding of JS packaging / build systems (Webpack, Esbuild, Parcel/swc, Rollup, etc.)
  • Excellent English communication skills (*)
  • Experience working with Webflow and Shopify is nice to have.

Interview Process:

We want to find if you are a good match, but just as important, throughout the process we want you to find if we are a good match for you


  1. An introductory call with our Recruiter: learn more about the project and tell us about your past experience and what you are looking for in your next role.
  2. Meeting our Engineering team: you will talk with one of our Senior Engineers. This is a great moment to ask specific questions about this opportunity!
  3. Technical Interview with team members
  4. Reference check
  5. Offer.

Joining us means:

  • Having teammates all over the world in the US, Argentina, Mexico, Italy, Uruguay, Portugal, and Spain.
  • Collaborating in a fast-paced environment where you can apply what you have learned in new challenges, and, more importantly, grow your career.
  • Being encouraged to invent and innovate within your role and working in a company where calculated risk-taking is highly encouraged and thinking outside the box is a must.

We embrace diversity and strive to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all.

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