Due to the high volume of applicants any materials received without a cover letter, or with a generic cover letter will not be considered.

Smith + Crown, is the home for research and analysis across the breadth of Bitcoin, blockchain technology, digital currency and cryptofinance. We are looking for an experienced individual to join our engineering team working on the development of the user experience on the Smith + Crown site, as well as a intelligence and research platform.

The ideal team member is competent in modern frameworks, best practices, and tools for the development of highly polished and responsive web interfaces and applications. We’re looking for someone passionate about design, user experience and the translation of design into a functional and highly usable experience for our users.

We have an intense and ambitious culture that’s focused around our core values of personal responsibility, integrity, and exceptional high standards. We also want someone excited to be involved in, and learn about, the cryptocurrency industry as this role will require working collaboratively with engineering, research, design and user experience in order to solve unique challenges around the accessible and intuitive display of complex and dynamic information. We value generalist capabilities as well as development with a pragmatic team player approach.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in relevant field.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, and an eye for layout, design, placement and interaction of on-page elements
  • Experience with UX/UI patterns and practices
  • Ability to work self-directed and independently as well as in team based workflows, on a variety of projects and initiatives
  • Current and confident with modern Javascript and its tooling, libraries, and frameworks, such as React, Node, Vue, etc.
  • Highly fluent in standard front-end tools, frameworks, practices and technologies (Git, HTML5, Bulma, SCSS, Webpack, etc.)
  • Python, PHP


  • Google Cloud (GCP) or other cloud-scale systems
  • D3, or other data visualization approaches
  • Server side rendering, Node.js experience
  • Docker workflow experience
  • Blockchain and decentralized web technologies
  • Design portfolio


While remote applicants will be considered, there will be a strong preference for candidates located in the Portland, OR area or who are willing to relocate. Relocation assistance will be provided.


While we are currently experiencing substantial growth, we are still a small company that believes in bootstrapping and forging our own path. We believe in transparency and as such want to be clear that as starting compensation we offer a comfortable, though below market salary as well a equity based on individual experience and situation. As we continue to grow we will ensure that our success is shared by the entire team.

Application Process

Please submit a resume, cover letter explaining your interest and fit with Smith + Crown and preferably a portfolio or references to any examples of your work.