Frontend Engineer (m/f)

Smallpdf in Zurich area



Christoph Forsting


IT / Internet
Software developer, Full time

Offering Equity


Smallpdf is the most used online PDF software and belongs to the 500 most visited website worldwide. The 5-year-old company is one of the most recognized and awarded startups in Switzerland and has the ambition to simplify the life of its customers.

As a senior team full of passion for design, engineering, and business we create remarkable user experiences. Join our cross-functional team and have a direct impact on how over 22 million users worldwide work with documents.

Our team enjoys open-source, adopting the latest technologies and solving tricky frontend challenges to create outstanding user interfaces. As a Frontend Engineer at Smallpdf, you will work closely with the team to improve and extend our product.

What you will do

  • Team up with our designers and developers to create great user experiences and reliable interfaces
  • Work closely with our team to tie the front-end to our back-end infrastructure
  • Implement new features and improve existing ones

We use the latest technologies, including

  • ES6
  • Webpack
  • React
  • Redux
  • Redux-Saga


  • 3+ years of experience in developing web-based user interfaces
  • Outstanding skills in Javascript (including some knowledge in Node.js)
  • An obsession for interactions, animations, and visual details
  • CSS, TDD, Git and Linux experience
  • Experience with React is a plus
  • Can excel independently and have a sense of ownership for your own work
  • Fluent English
  • Based in Zurich or willing to relocate
  • Swiss or EU passport holder (or other permit that allows you to work in Switzerland)


  • The chance to personally impact a field leader in PDF software and a successful & rapidly growing start
  • Opportunity to solve tricky frontend challenges using modern technologies
  • Work in small teams that have direct impact on tools that are used by millions of users
  • Become part of a highly motivated and international team that pushes boundaries
  • Fun company events, such as snowshoe hikes in the Swiss Alps, wake-surfing on lake Zurich, after work BBQs and more!
  • Free German language course
  • Regular Hack Days to challenge yourself
  • Nice rooftop office in central Zurich

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