About the opportunity
As a Junior Frontend Engineer for Demos at Contentful you will develop and maintain a suite of demo environments showcasing the value of Contentful and supporting popular customer use cases. It's a hands-on position requiring creative thinking and offering a chance to work with a wide range of modern technologies. The Product Marketing demo team collaborates with Sales, Product, Engineering and Partnership teams to develop demo environments, playing a key role in educating the prospects and supporting the sales team.
What to expect?
Work and grow in a small team under the mentorship of a senior developer
Build sites and apps that highlight the value of the Contentful platform
Suport popular customer use cases and enable integrations with leading cloud vendors
Manage and evolve the Contentful demo environments and applications which include:
working with dynamic stacks (React, Next.js)
using open-source design systems and in-house component libraries
learning how to define, evolve, and migrate content models to match different use cases and demo scenarios
building apps with Contentful App Framework to address specific customer needs or integrate with other cloud vendors to demo customer solutions
Become an expert in Contentful's platform: APIs, CLI, web app, App Framework, etc.
Learn Contentful best practices like: CMS as Code, Topics and Assemblies, etc.
Collaborate with Sales Engineering, Developer Relations, Solutions Architecture, and Product Marketing to create polished demo sites and apps, which they can share with prospects, customers, and partners
Collaborate with Product Management, Engineering, and Design to implement new Contentful features in the demo application
Learn about our ecosystem of tech partners and the architecture of how Contentful integrates with them (e.g. Vercel, Algolia, Shopify, Bynder)
Increase demo productivity (e.g. for Sales Engineers) by reducing the time required to configure new custom demos, finding opportunities for automation, and creating new tools.
What you need to be successful?
Experience working with any of the modern frontend frameworks (React, Vue, Svelte etc.)
Eagerness to learn and experiment with various technologies
Excellent English communication skills, verbal and written (German not required)
Proactive attitude and ability to master new topics quickly
Innate curiosity and ability to empathize with business users
What's in it for you?
Join an ambitious tech company reshaping the way people build digital products.
We set you up for success, equipping you with the latest and greatest hardware
Enjoy a full range of events , including workshops, Contentful-hosted meetups, guest speakers and team activities. Meet your team members from across the globe at our annual offsite.
Get fit! We offer a variety of health and fitness classes and a discount on Urban Sports Club.
We value our employees health and safety. Our teams are working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Use your personal education budget to improve your skills and grow in your career. Join a free German class or one of our many internal learning initiatives!
Plus, Contentful socks ! Oh yeah!
Who are we?
Contentful powers digital experiences for 28% of the Fortune 500 companies and thousands of global brands. Our content platform unifies content in a single hub, structures it for use in any digital channel and integrates seamlessly with hundreds of tools through open APIs. It lets developers and content creators work in parallel, increasing team efficiency and happiness. Companies such as Co-op, Spotify, Bang&Olufsen, N26, Swarovski use Contentful to build their mobile and web products, voice controlled apps and more.
We're growing rapidly and are backed by over $150 million in funding from top-tier venture capital firms like Sapphire Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, General Catalyst and Benchmark.
More than 400 people from 70 nations contribute their energy and creativity to Contentful, working from hubs in Berlin, San Francisco and distributed around the world.
Everyone is welcome here!
"Everyone is welcome here" — is a celebrated component of our culture. At Contentful, we strive to create an inclusive environment that empowers our employees. We believe that our products and services benefit from our diverse backgrounds and experiences and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical [dis]ability or length of time spent unemployed. We invite you to apply and join us!
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