Front End Engineer

New York, NY

Cognical, dba Zibby, is a mission-driven financial technology company with big plans to remake finance from the bottom-up. We build payment products that give 48% of the US population with low and evolving-credit a way to get the products they need, from the retailers they choose, online or in-store. Zibby’s goal is to graduate successful payers to lower payments. We are well-funded by top VC’s and led by team of experienced entrepreneurs. 

Front End Engineer | New York, NY

We are hiring a talented and experienced Front-End Engineer to help us craft and evolve our next-gen financing platform.As a Front-end Engineer at Zibby, you will be working in a fast-paced environment with a team of engineers passionate about building beautiful software. In this role you will be responsible for the following: 

  • Architect single page web applications (Angular 1.5 and 2+) for Zibby’s customer-facing web apps
  • Collaborate with front-end, back-end and creative teams to deliver high quality interactive, user-focused products
  • Contribute to development of our UI component library
  • Interface with Zibby and third party API's and RESTful backend services
  • Build high quality, loosely-coupled applications following component architecture best practices
  • Create and maintain unit and integration tests (Karma/Jasmine)
  • Refactor and clean up legacy code, identifying problematic or poorly-performing aspects

Experience and Background

  • 3-5 years experience creating applications with JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
  • Experience working with JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, Ember, etc)
  • Passion for writing high quality, testable code
  • Strong understanding asynchronous development
  • Strong understanding of cross platform/device, cross browser development
  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming and its design patterns
  • Knowledge of version control systems, Git
  • Ability to write DRY code


  • Relaxed, open-office atmosphere
  • Startup culture and Chelsea location
  • Flexible / Work-from-home policy
  • Comprehensive benefits / Paid Vacation
  • Weekly informal Friday happy hours and monthly team-hosted office happy hours
  • Stocked fridge and snacks

Lee Johnson

VP of Front End Engineering
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