Frontend Engineering Intern

TL;DR: Location agnostic frontend intern position. Good understanding of basics of web development along with experience in React is must.

🏦 About Fold

At Fold, we are rebuilding personal finance and mobile banking from the ground up for India’s internet native citizens.

🏋️ Working with us

On joining Fold, you’ll be working on all the things that are required for shipping a great experience to our end users - whether it be user facing interface i.e. our web app, or working on internal systems like design system, and frontend infrastructure.

We follow the agile process of building and shipping, you’ll be working closely with the Product, Backend, and Design team; giving feedback, iterating and refining the feature until it is shipped to production.

💯 You’d fit in if

  • You've built and maintained web apps before. Since your work at Fold will be focused on the Fold web app, performance benchmarking, and its maintenance, having similar prior experience is a big plus.
  • You are a fast learner. Our tech stack will grow with time, so you need to be able to learn on the go and built solutions quickly.
  • You thrive in fast-paced environments. Joining in at an early stage involves a lot more than just coding an app. You'll be working in often fast-paced environments, and involved in product and business decisions as well.
  • You can work in teams. You can hold your ground and don't need constant oversight but can also collaborate and work with more people whenever necessary.
  • You can work within business constraints. You understand how companies work and make the correct tradeoffs between time, speed, and features whenever required.
  • You love to give back to the community through blogging, mentoring, and contributing to open source. Check out some of our engineering posts.

🛠 What you'll be working on

  • You'll primarily work on building new user-facing features & components for the Fold platform.
  • You'll work with the design team and turn their designs into prototypes, keeping time, usability, aesthetics, and user experience in mind.
  • You'll work with the design team and turn their designs into prototypes, keeping time, usability, aesthetics, and user experience in mind.
  • Our frontend tech stack consists of Javascript, HTML, CSS, Next.js, Tailwind, Zustand, and many other open-source tools as well.
  • You'll create experiences that shape an iconic product. We believe in hiring smart people that pride themselves in good values, their work ethics, and holding great responsibility.

🌱 Join us

  • 6 months internship.
  • We'll help set up your workspace.
  • Competitive stipend.
  • Our office cat is human friendly.

🎁 Perks and benefits

  • Generous leave policy: Unlimited paid leave.
  • Flexible working hours: It doesn't matter if you're a morning person or a night owl, work when you want. We all work asynchronously. Meetings are the exception, not the rule.
  • Get your perfect setup: Mac/Windows/Linux, mechanical keyboard or anything that you need to do the best work of your life. We'll help set up your workspace.
  • Make a big difference: Take, own, and implement decisions to build Fold from scratch. We are not rushing to market but focusing on a quality product and the attention to little details.

⚙️ Our recruitment process

  1. Introduction: Get on an introductory call with us. We'll talk about your interests, your past experience, our vision of the future, and how you can contribute and help us achieve it.
  2. Take-home exercise: We'll send over an application development challenge, which you'll have to complete and send back in 72 hours.
  3. Pair programming: If we like your submission, we'll invite you to an interview with one of our engineers (strictly no whiteboarding), with whom you'll be pair-programming on a real-world problem.

We move very fast, and we'll be mindful of your time. All of this will be done within a week, and if all goes well you'll receive a final offer within 24 hours of the pair-programming round.

✍️ Write to us

We are committed to assembling an unrivalled team of builders, artists, technologists, and adventurers who aim to create a new way to explore the world. As an early crew member, you'll have an enormous impact on both our product and company culture.

If you think you'd like to join us, write to us at join@fold.money, with links to your GitHub profile, Devfolio, personal portfolio, LinkedIn, or anything else you think might be relevant. To truly stand out, we recommend you answer at least one of these questions:

  • What are the best systems that you've made without anybody asking?
  • What's your favourite app? How would you make it better?
  • What was the first thing you built? When and why did you make it?
  • What are some of the interesting engineering problems you have solved?
  • What big problem is nobody solving?
  • List three problems in 21st-century personal finance, and tell us how you would solve them.