Lead Front End Engineer

Nike, Inc.
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Job Description

Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world’s best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it’s about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

NIKE is a technology company. From our flagship website and five-star mobile apps to developing products, managing big data and providing leading edge engineering and systems support, our teams at NIKE Global Technology exist to revolutionize the future at the confluence of tech and sport. We invest and develop advances in technology and employ the most creative people in the world, and then give them the support to constantly innovate, iterate and serve consumers more directly and personally. Our teams are innovative, diverse, multidisciplinary and collaborative, taking technology into the future and bringing the world with it.


Nike Virtual Studios is building the future of how audiences engage with sport, product, content, and culture. We are leveraging the power of web3, Metaverse, NFTs, and blockchain technology to build experiences and communities that empower creators and shape culture like never before.


Nike Virtual Studios is looking for a Lead Full Stack engineer to drive our entry into the web3, Metaverse, and NFT space, focusing on creating virtual products, experiences, and marketplaces for Nike.

At Nike Virtual Studios, you will partner with design, product, data science, and marketing to create inclusive, immersive, and futuristic experiences. You will play a key role in helping shape the way our new technologies & interactions engage our members as well as untapped communities by providing them with ownership, utility, and agency.

The ideal candidate enjoys a creative and energetic environment filled with tinkerers, explorers, and authentic teammates. You have a proven track record of building interactive & engaging experiences. You will lead the foundation of an architecture that will scale, be modular, and be used across multiple areas of the organization. You believe in your craft, beautiful interfaces, and pushing the boundaries with new technologies.

What you bring

  • Have led the creation of a web based product from early stages to scale as a full stack developer
  • Have experience building features that involve real time, multiplayer systems that are performant when it comes to data synchronization and UI updates
  • Enjoy collaborating with designers, and product managers to plan the creation of a product and break down high level functionality into small goals and tasks and timelines
  • Have driven multiple features for a scaled product using modern full-stack web technologies
  • Enjoy building out custom interfaces that feel as though they are living and breathing via motion animation
  • Ability to work with technologies like Typescript, React, WebGL, and Redux
  • Experience setting up production, staging, and test environments
  • Backend experience using Python and AWS
  • Have strong cross-functional collaboration, communication, leadership, and project management skills
  • Have experience working with 3D models, 3D interactions, animations, and WebGL
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, Information Systems, or similar field or relevant professional experience, education, and training
  • This role will be based out of Los Angeles, CA or New York City, NY.

Who you'll work with

Nike Virtual Studios believes in hiring collaborative, curious, kind, diverse, and smart people who are excited to push boundaries. Our team is based on authenticity, vulnerability, and acceptance. If you're excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with the points outlined in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways.

Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

Company Info.

Nike, Inc.

Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area. It is the world's largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment.

  • Industry
    Textile,Footwear,Sportswear,Sports equipment
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  • Location
    Beaverton, Oregon, USA
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