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Senior Frontend Developer



Software Engineering
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Posted on Friday, June 30, 2023

About Humanitix

We're Australia's #1 fastest growing ticketing platform and leading social enterprise
Limitless career progression, that comes from being an online start-up
Start-up culture, great team, funded by Google and Atlassian, Mcmahons Point based

Humanitix is converting the USD$3.7bn in annual global booking fees into social impact projects that close the education gap (Indigenous scholarships, literacy programs for young girls, and more). We LIVE for events. We LIVE to help event organisers sell more tickets. This sounds crazy - but we believe it's our best shot at changing the world.

If you love events, are driven, passionate about social change, interested in entrepreneurship, we need you!!

About the role

We are looking for a new Frontend lead to take ownership of the frontend across all the applications at Humanitix. You will be responsible for driving best practices, building out our component library, improving the performance and styles, building new features, in short making sure our frontend and the experience of our clients is kick ass!


  • Be ethically aligned and genuinely inspired by our mission.
  • A good sense of humour and warm heart - your colleagues are awesome human beings who bring their personality into the office.
  • A great work ethic and the confidence to escalate problems and ask your colleagues for help.
  • Strong understanding of front-end technologies (Javascript, CSS, React)
  • Experience building components for broad use.
  • Expert in documentation and testing: Storybook, Jest, BDD, Snapshot testing
  • Understanding of design principles behind a scalable application
  • A keen eye for design and the desire to add the extra 1% that make good applications great

Who are we?

We are the first not-for-profit ticketing platform. We use our profits from booking fees to close the education gap globally!

Operating as a ticketing platform we help event organisers (music festivals, conferences, galas, workshops, etc) manage their event, sell tickets, and create impact through our philanthropic model.

Fast growth tech start-up, well funded after raising $3m from Google & Atlassians and other major foundations.

Founded in 2016, currently 27 people (soon to be 32)

We are a global business, and have offices in Sydney, Auckland, and Denver.

Our customers include Strawberry Fields Festival, Inner Varnika, Cancer Council, Lifeline, Westfield, Finer Things, Blazing Swan as well as events featuring the likes of Edward Snowden, Sean Carrol, Peter Singer and more.

Years 3+ We are already in three countries… in another 3 years we will hopefully be in 6+... those in our team who deliver and have ambition could be leaders of a region or country. By example, James Humpherson, who joined us at the age of 24 (three years ago), is now General Manager of our Australian operation.

Why You’ll Love It Here

You will have JOINT OWNERSHIP to contribute and change the customer experience process & be responsible for its success

We do not micromanage anyone, you are trusted, have full autonomy and are treated as an adult

We use the absolute BEST software, tools & equipment to do our job. We all use Hubspot, Slack, GSuite etc.

We ONLY hire other smart, ambitious people who LOVE to learn and grow

As a founding team member your input will be absolutely CRITICAL to the success of the company in all areas – including design, marketing and product.

Our Values

Show up
We go all-in for our customers and for each other because we care about what we do. It also doesn't hurt to say “I love you”. Try it.

Be bold
Think for yourself, say what you believe, and have the curiosity and courage to lead us further forward into new territory. Let's go.

Keep it weird
We celebrate humanity, thrive on individuality, and love all the ways we are different. Bring your true self to work* and be inclusive, open, and transparent.
*Shoes optional.

The world is not fcked*
Yep, it can be a lot better, but there's no future in giving up. We create a better world by choosing positivity, investing in humanity, and forging pathways to progress. Be humane.

To Apply:

Please submit a one page cover letter in addition to your resume. Let your personality shine through in the cover letter and help us learn why you want to help empower the team, organisers and customers. What else are you passionate about? What about this job attracts you? Why will Humanitix change the world?