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Urban Ladder - Web Development Engineer/UI - HTML/CSS (3-10 yrs) Bangalore (UI/UX/Product)

Urban Ladder , Bangalore · · Full-time employment · Programming

Web Development Engineer

The Consumer Platform Team At Urban Ladder Encompasses All Aspects Of Technology Involving Consumer Interaction Such As Our Best In Class Web App As Well As Innovations In Mobile And Touch Solutions. As Part Of This Team, You Will Help Us Solve Problems Such As

  • Develop core e-commerce features around searching, sorting, discoverability in the context of high-touch, high-feel and high-ticket home decor products such as sofas, beds and dining etc.
  • Scale up our web app for high performance, high availability to millions of users while innovating on our rich UI experience with image galleries, videos, 360-degree views, zoom view pictures of products
  • Develop a customized recommendation engine based off of browse history, buyer behavior, collaborative filtering across category, price points, city as well as product trends
  • Design and build solutions for discoverability in our context with novel concepts such as digital room solutions that- ll redefine our customer experience and drive conversions

Our technology stack is primarily RoR and Spree with a MySql backend, Javascript, JQuery, HTML, CSS on the frontend. We follow a technology agnostic approach and adopt the best technology for solving the problem at hand. We have a bias towards action, creative problem solving and a metrics driven mindset. We are a fully open source shop and big believers in contributing back to the community. If building core and custom e-commerce solutions from scratch excites you, then our team might be your next career step.


  • Design and develop core e-commerce features using latest technology solutions
  • Operationalize cool user interfaces into clean, maintainable & standards-compliant code
  • Understand the business and proactively identify problems and bottlenecks
  • Ensure a kick-ass, fast and consistent user experience across browsers
  • Collaborate across engineering teams and with Product Managers and other stakeholders
  • Be an advocate for an extensible, scalable and maintainable design


  • Solid coding, problem solving and debugging skills
  • Strong sense of ownership and drive, attention to detail
  • Ability and willingness to pick up new technologies
  • Understanding of SOA, distributed systems and design patterns
  • HTML, CSS & JavaScript proficiency
  • Knowledge of web standards and cross-browser compatibility
  • LAMP stack proficiency (Expertise with either Ruby/Python is preferred.)
  • Ability to work independently in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • 3+ years of relevant software development experience
  • B Tech or higher in Computer Science or equivalent required

Good To Have

  • Ruby on Rails experience
  • Prior startup experience (e-commerce background is a bonus)
  • AWS experience
  • Contributions to open source projects

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