Posted Aug 7

Roblox is hiring a
Senior Frontend Engineer, Avatar Marketplace Systems

San Mateo, CA, United States

Every day, tens of millions of people come to Roblox to explore, create, play, learn, and connect with friends in 3D immersive digital experiences– all created by our global community of developers and creators. 

At Roblox, we’re building the tools and platform that empower our community to bring any experience that they can imagine to life. Our vision is to reimagine the way people come together, from anywhere in the world, and on any device. We’re on a mission to connect a billion people with optimism and civility, and looking for amazing talent to help us get there. 

A career at Roblox means you’ll be working to shape the future of human interaction, solving unique technical challenges at scale, and helping to create safer, more civil shared experiences for everyone.

As a Senior Frontend Engineer on the Marketplace Systems team, you will build the UI components that power Roblox's Avatar Marketplace. This role is unique, as it is a UI engineer embedded in a backend system team. You will design robust systems for high-traffic surfaces and drive solutions using Lua, React and other technologies. If you are an expert at developing user interfaces for web, mobile, or console devices, and are passionate about user experience, you will be right at home with us! You will report into our Senior Engineering Manager.

You Will:

  • Build end to end UI systems used by hundreds of millions of users

  • Partner with Product, Design, and other engineers to ensure the we're aligned and moving in the right direction

  • Use best programming practices, optimizing code to be performant

You Have:

  • 4+ years of experience as a front-end or client apps engineer working on complex user interfaces

  • Experience working on large-scale consumer applications in React/Redux, React Native, iOS, Android, Windows, Mac OS and other platforms

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience in a production environment

You Are:

  • Fascinated by UX: You love to build delightful user experiences for millions of users. You care about the little details that no one notices are there

  • Detailed: You like to dig deep to understand the nuances while keeping things simple for our users

  • Curious: You find learning new languages and technologies exciting

  • Flexible: You embrace shifting focus and enjoy working on a variety of different projects
  • A Team Player: Roblox and your team winning is more important than winning as an individual. 
For roles that are based at our headquarters in San Mateo, CA: The starting base pay for this position is as shown below. The actual base pay is dependent upon a variety of job-related factors such as professional background, training, work experience, location, business needs and market demand. Therefore, in some circumstances, the actual salary could fall outside of this expected range. This pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future.  All full-time employees are also eligible for equity compensation and for benefits.
Annual Salary Range
$189,110$233,840 USD

You’ll Love: 

  • Industry-leading compensation package
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • A rewarding 401k program
  • Flexible vacation policy
  • Roflex - Flexible and supportive work policy 
  • Roblox Admin badge for your avatar
  • At Roblox HQ: 
    • Free catered lunches five times a week and several fully stocked kitchens with unlimited snacks
    • Onsite fitness center and fitness program credit
    • Annual CalTrain Go Pass

Roblox provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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