Frontend Engineering Intern / Co-op (Winter 2021)

Vancouver, BC or Remote
We're looking for a Frontend Engineering Intern/Co-op to join us in January 2021 for a 4 or 8 month work term, with the opportunity for conversion to full-time employment. You will help us create polished and delightful features for NBA Top Shot—a groundbreaking digital-collectible experience built on Flow—all while learning from some of the industry’s best. Every member of our team shares a common vision: to create the future we want to live in. We need the right people to help us realize that vision.

We value that each candidate brings their own unique mix of skill and experience. We set a high bar for our team members, while ensuring they have the support and guidance not just to succeed, but to excel.

A little about us:

Dapper Labs is the company behind CryptoKitties. Formed in February 2018, Dapper Labs was spun out of Axiom Zen to spread the benefits of decentralization through the power of play, fairness, and true ownership. Notable investors in Dapper Labs include Andreessen Horowitz, Union Square Ventures, Venrock, Google Ventures, Samsung, and the founders of Dreamworks, Reddit, Coinbase, Zynga, and AngelList, among others. CryptoKitties is the world’s most popular blockchain application outside of cryptocurrency exchanges.
The opportunity:
  • You’ll get the chance to work with emerging technologies in both Frontend and Blockchain, and learn best practices from some of the world’s top software engineers.
  • Our engineering team thrives on solving user problems with the latest tools and techniques (some of which we’ve built ourselves!). Our team hail from startups and tech leaders like Google, Apple, Baidu, EA, and Microsoft.
  • Cutting-edge technology: we use the latest tools and patterns in the ecosystem, including: React, Next.js, Vercel, GraphQL, WebGL.
Our ideal candidate:
  • Show us some of the projects you’ve worked on – we're serious about this, and we'll look for sample projects in your application.
  • Familiarity with agile software development methodologies.
  • Familiarity with or interest in blockchain.
  • Knowledge of modern web development libraries such as React and Vue.
  • Interest or knowledge of UX and UI design principles.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the latest technologies and you get excited about pushing the boundaries of what's possible on the web, mobile, and other emerging platforms.
  • A completed or nearly completed BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience.
More about Dapper Labs:

At Dapper Labs we recruit the best and foster an environment that empowers our team. That means a workplace that is diverse, inclusive, and open-minded. We welcome applicants of all backgrounds, regardless of race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. Even if you feel you don't meet all the requirements listed above, we encourage you to apply!

Dapper team members are humble and curious entrepreneurs, builders, and tinkerers who share a passion to demystify blockchain technology and tap its potential to create change in the world. Our people are our greatest strength: our diverse crew flourishes in a distributed hierarchy where personal autonomy and professional growth are encouraged. We value our culture above else: regardless of where you came from, what you studied, or who you used to work for, your role here will necessitate both a high level of creativity and strategic thinking on complex issues. Everyone here is a founder, and no one fits in a box. We’re all driven by an insatiable thirst for learning and development, and that’s what brings us together.

Our people are what makes our team special - because of that, we work hard to provide our full-time team members perks that make their lives better by offering:

 Flexible vacation & remote work policy - as we accomplish our goals, time off is more than a must. Most team members take between 15-20 days off per year, but we have no hard limit for our high impact individuals.
 Diverse opportunities for learning and development - we provide resources for conferences, classes, books, and other opportunities to maintain and expand your skill set and professional growth.
 Fitness reimbursements - stay fit with our reimbursements for health-related benefits like gym memberships, fitness apps, and personal training.
 Top-Line equipment - in addition to receiving a company smartphone of your choice with a paid voice/data plan, every team member receives a generous equipment budget to try new gadgets, tools, and platforms.
○ Flexible parental leave policies - We understand the importance and demands of a growing family. In addition to state, provincial, and federal leave allowances, parents on the team have the flexibility to work from home or take days off when family needs to come first.
 When we can safely return to our office, fuel up with healthy snacks and coffee, get fit with an onsite gym, recover with onsite RMT/acupuncturist, and meet the many furry friends of our dog-friendly office!

Check out our careers page to learn more about what other benefits we offer!