Work at Ozobot


Front End Engineer

LocationRedondo Beach, CA

Location: Redondo Beach, CA, Type: Contracted to Full Time, Min. Experience: Mid Level

Company OverviewAt Ozobot, we make robots that teach kids how to code. Our mission is to inspire young minds to go from consuming technology to creating it. To that end, we’ve assembled a diverse crew of developers, designers, and more who work and play out of our offices on the Redondo Beach Pier.

Job Summary

Ozobot makes smart, small and social robots that teach the creative side of coding. We use a three-tier system that evolves from a patented color command language to block-based programming to a growing virtual community of creators. To that end, we are looking for a Front-End Engineer who can translate complex ideas and products into a simple, seamless mobile and web experience. Located in Redondo Beach, CA, Ozobot is committed to building a team that represents diverse perspectives and cultures.

Our Technology Stack

  • Various Web Projects
    • JavaScript (React, React Native, Node.js)
    • Google App Engine
    • Postgres
    • Bootstrap
    • Webpack, npm, Google Cloud SDK
    • Git
    • Jest, Selenium/WebDriver


  • Extend your passion & experience in authoring websites for mobile devices to each and every interactive deliverable
  • Responsible for coding the execution of interactive designs that reflect the creative direction provided within the established framework
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately estimate and scope development work
  • Be self-motivated and able to independently identify and implement needed improvements

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 2+ years’ experience hand-coding HTML5, JavaScript, React.
  • Bootstrap or other Less/Sass framework.
  • Various optimizations (page speed) and testing (page objects).
  • Ability to write testable code with unit and integration tests.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • A passion for Web development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Cover letter included in your submission outlining:
    • Your interest in this position and what motivated you to apply
    • Your interest for working in the Robotics industry
  • User Interface Design, Information Architecture, graphic design experience
  • Knowledge of semantic naming concepts.
  • Good knowledge of Javascript applications (React)
  • Strong aesthetic feeling with simplicity and user experience in mind.
  • Experience with content management systems (CMS) and version control systems
  • Participates in writing detailed technical and functional specifications documentation


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