We’re hiring a Front-end Engineer in Columbus, OH

We’re looking for a skilled Front-end Engineer to join the Creative Team at Root. You’ll spend lots of time collaborating with UX designers to update content, add features, and tweak the performance of our website (the one you’re reading right now!).  

Root has raised almost $200 million in venture capital funding to date, and we recently closed our Series D, raising $100 million in capital at a $1 billion valuation in August 2018.

We divide the areas of responsibility for engineers into three major areas:

Technical: The skills and knowledge that make up an engineer’s basic problem-solving toolbox.
Planning and Execution: The ability to plan and execute assigned work beyond basic technical solutions.
Working with Others: The ability to work effectively with other engineers and people in other functions.


  • Writes clean, functional, well-tested code
  • Has a solid comprehension of HTML, CSS and related web technologies
  • Has strong knowledge of JavaScript fundamentals
  • Has an awareness of cross-browser issues and solutions
  • An understanding of responsive design and UX fundamentals
  • Is comfortable working with version control tools
  • Has some experience with modern web technology frameworks and tooling

Planning and Execution

  • Completes large pre-planned tasks in an efficient manner
  • Thinks critically about assigned work to guarantee business functionality. Understands and takes business goals into account when making technical decisions.

Working with Others

  • Works with tech lead and teammates to answer questions about their work
  • Understands and implements feedback from peers into own work
  • Provides effective and accurate technical feedback in code reviews
  • Able to work across teams to tackle complex issues

Get in touch

Finding the right people to help us build Root is a top priority. Whether you would like to explore the possibility of working together or simply learn more about the position, we’d love to hear from you!

Apply now