Careers

Come build the future of law with us

Working with Theory and Principle means you’ll be working on some of the most exciting products in legal tech. We’re looking for team members with a passion for improving justice and systems of law. Check out our current job postings!

UX/UI Designer

Theory and Principle is looking for an experienced designer to join its team in Portland, Maine. Theory and Principle is an industry-leading legal technology product design and development firm, working at the intersection of law, justice, and technology.

This position is based in Portland, Maine and applicants must either live in or around Portland or be willing to relocate to Portland.

We’re looking for an individual who can work with a range of clients including non-profits, legal tech companies, and multinational law firms to:

  • Conduct UX research.
  • Facilitate client workshops/design sprints.
  • Create Information Architecture and Wireframes for new products.
  • Develop and execute on user testing plans, both before, during, and after development.
  • Conduct UX/UI audits of existing products, including creating and setting benchmarks with clients, conducting research into the usability of products, and mocking up suggested UX/UI improvements in order to meet client goals.
  • Design interfaces for new products.
  • Assist clients with design work for existing products.

Required skills and experience:

  • 5+ years relevant experience in user experience design of digital products that have been released to market.
  • Deep knowledge and skills in design, interaction, and technology.
  • Fluency in current industry design and prototyping tools.
  • A robust portfolio with details on your specific role and contribution.
  • Willingness to travel nationally or internationally to conduct client workshop, UX research, and/or user testing sessions.
  • Experience working on a team using Agile methodologies.

What we’ll give you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental and vision plan
  • 401K
  • A take-as-much-as-you-need/want vacation policy

Senior Front-end Developer

Theory and Principle is looking for an experienced front-end developer to join its team in Portland, Maine. Theory and Principle is an industry-leading legal technology product design and development firm, working at the intersection of law, justice, and technology.

This position is based in Portland, Maine and applicants must either live in or around Portland or be willing to relocate to Portland.

We’re looking for a individual who can work with a range of clients including non-profits, legal tech companies, and multinational law firms to:

  • Assist in technical planning and estimation of front-end development tasks.
  • Build out the front-end of custom products and be able to translate wireframes and design into world class web applications.
  • Conduct peer code reviews and incorporate unit testing into new and current projects.
  • Work with a variety of languages including ES6 Javascript, React (JSX), Redux, Node.js, Angular, View.JS, etc.
  • Assess current code bases and make refactoring recommendations to improve efficiency and readability.

Required skills and experience:

  • 7+ years of software development experience.
  • Strong experience with React (JSX) or equivalent technology.
  • Experience with CSS, HTML/HTML5 and JavaScript a must.
  • Experience using and interacting with APIs.
  • Demonstrate past experience through a robust portfolio.
  • Experience working on a team using Agile methodologies.

What we’ll give you:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, dental and vision plan
  • 401K
  • A take-as-much-as-you-need/want vacation policy

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