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Front End Engineer (Svelte)
Full time
Onsite or remote
Healthcare benefits
Unlimited PTO
Flexible schedules
Employee equity
Competitive salary
Luke McGartland
Luke McGartland
Long Beach or remote

Continental US


As a Frontend Software Engineer, you will be instrumental in building the user-facing web client of our non-linear video editing (NLE) application. You'll have the opportunity to shape the product's user interface, features, and deliver an exceptional experience the next generation of filmmakers. If you're passionate about filmmaking, modern frontend technologies, and want to be part of a ground-breaking venture, we want you on our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • User Interface Component Development: Responsible for the primary development of the user interface components using TypeScript, JavaScript, Svelte, CSS, WebGL, and more, ensuring an intuitive and responsive user interface. Your attention to detail shows when you match the mockups pixel for pixel.

  • Optimize Performance and User Experience: Enhance user experience and accessibility, making the video editing process smooth and enjoyable. You'll ensure that the web client runs at a smooth 60fps, combining techniques from understanding the browser paint cycle across the DOM, WebGL shaders, CSS, and JS, while making sure every interaction has delight and intention behind it.

  • Shipping features: Work closely with backend engineers to integrate frontend components with our GraphQL API and other backend RPC services.

  • Testing: Ensure code quality through testing libraries and best practices.


  • Strong proficiency in HTML and CSS. You understand how the browser works at a fundamental level.

  • Strong proficiency in modern JavaScript and/or TypeScript.

  • Expertise with various modern frontend frameworks(e.g. Svelte/React/Vue), and modern bundling technologies.

  • Proficient with frontend performance and best practices

  • Experience with frontend testing libraries

  • Passion for delivering exceptional user experiences.

  • Commitment to accessibility standards.

  • Must be comfortable with solving problems, taking initiative in an early stage startup environment.


  • Experience with web video technologies such as DASH, HLS, WebRTC, WebCodecs API.

  • Experience with Svelte, WebGL

  • Experience with GraphQL

  • Experience with Rust & WASM.

  • You think you qualify as the "John Wick of frontend engineering"

Why Join Us:

  • A rare opportunity to be part of a early stage team and shape a revolutionary product.

  • Competitive salary + equity compensation package.

  • Full medical, health, and dental benefits.

  • Flexible working style - 100% remote, with teammates located throughout the US.

  • Unlimited PTO - 4 weeks recommended per year. Take time when you need it.

About Sequence

Sequence, founded in 2021, is poised to unveil a ground-breaking collaborative video editing platform that empowers storytellers, creators, and filmmakers worldwide. Sequence is backed by some incredible angel investors including founders from Vercel, Gumroad, and GoFundMe, as well as institutions such as Pentas Ventures and Active Capital, and other soon-to-be announced investors. The founding team includes former talent from Amazon and Adobe Premiere Pro.