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18027310 Requisition #

We are a former real estate startup, acquired by CBRE in 2017. We are uniquely positioned within the organization to access global data, tools, resources, and leaders throughout the industry. We have the stability of secure backing and the freedom to explore and experiment to develop leading-edge products. For more information about our team, please visit www.cbrebuild.com/nyc.

Our team of 15+ engineers is comprised mainly of full-stack developers. We work on single-page applications that are very client-side heavy. We are looking for our first UI Engineer to really focus on the front-end: use HTML/CSS/Javascript to build accessible, cross-browser designs that are performant and beautiful.


Own the implementation of our design system (Blocks), including helping other engineers contribute to Blocks

Work collaboratively across products with Designers and Full-Stack Engineers

Architect UI components that are modular and reusable

Spend the time to get high quality design details

Develop for and test on different devices and browsers

Offer technical opinions and expertise to inform decisions about PWA choices

Understand rendering and performance costs e.g. redraw, critical path, etc

Improve internal code structure through refactoring, code review, writing tests, and addressing technical debt

Identify, log, and fix bugs, including in-depth testing of new features

Share technical knowledge with other team members, collaborate on tasks, and give appropriate feedback

Technologies we use:

HTML, CSS, Javascript


React, Mithril, Angular

Node.JS, NPM, WebPack, Gulp





Expertise in Javascript/ES6 and at least one frontend framework (e.g. React, Angular, Vue)

Efficient in HTML5, CSS, and CSS Preprocessors (e.g. Stylus, Less, Sass)

Eye for design

Experience writing production quality code, preferably in a product-based company

Smart, productive and tolerant of sarcasm

Self-motivated and curious, crafty and driven

Interested in building a friendly, collaborative, and transparent work environment

Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent work experience

Minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience required

Why work at CBRE Build:

Great team - Diverse. Smart. Nice. We like to always keep learning.

High impact - We’re a small team with a global reach in a trillion dollar industry.

Growth and development - We invest in employee development. Time to explore. Machine shop with a laser cutter and 3d printer. Funding for education, conferences, etc.

Benefits - Unlimited vacation. Flexible work hours. Work life balance. Health, vision, dental for employees and their dependents. 401k plan with a 3% match.

US Company Profile

About CBRE (NYSE: CBRE): At CBRE, you are empowered to take your career path into your own hands. Enjoy workplace flexibility in a global organization with tremendous scale. Work in an inclusive and collaborative environment with supportive teammates. Come experience the employee advantage at CBRE.

CBRE has a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

As a Fortune 500 worldwide leader in real estate services, CBRE’s more than 90,000 professionals provide exceptional outcomes for clients in over approximately 480 offices worldwide.  When it comes to real estate, CBRE sees potential everywhere. We turn scale into strength, expense into performance, and property into prosperity. Visit cbre.us.

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