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Front End Developer - Central London/West End

Ref: 151 Date Posted: Friday 02 Aug 2019
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Amazing opportunity with my client based near Paddington Station. Not only will you be working with great technology but you'll also receive a very competitive basic salary, plus full benefits and potentially life-changing shares, not share options, with this extremely well-funded tech firm that is developing a platform that will be used globally by literally millions of users.

They are seeking a Senior Front End Developer to collaborate with product, design, and engineering to build innovative, application dashboards used by their customers and partners.

This will be the first web front end hire and as such will define the shape of the front end work going forward, there will also be a requirement to own future hires in the team.

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide suggestions on how to solve issues in a cleaner, smarter, simpler or more flexible way based on your experience

  • Collaborate with talented backend engineers, and product managers to build, ship, and improve the desktop offering.

  • This role is a hands on front end developer role with leadership potential.

  • Define frameworks and methodologies which will define the Karhoo web presence and be able to discuss the relevance over other technologies.

  • Write clear, concise, and tested client-side web application code.

  • Participate in a culture that values structured code reviews as well as deploying frequently.

  • Have a willingness to experiment, evaluate, and introduce other team members to new frameworks, technology, and workflows.

  • Possess a strong understanding of JavaScript outside of libraries or frameworks, i.e. the language itself, not just how to use a specific framework.

  • Have an interest in building data visualizations, measuring and improving front-end performance, and gathering and reporting on user-centric metrics.

  • 6+ years of solid related experience

If you’re looking for an opportunity to join a fast-paced startup that promotes an environment for collaborative culture and growth striving to deliver production quality code first time around then look no further!

Essential Skills:

  • In-depth experience with Vue.js or React

  • Solid understanding of API integrations

  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance

Desirable:

Advanced Computer Science / Computer Engineering degree or similar 

Company Benefits

WeWork office space and perks (free beer on tap!)

Private medical and travel insurance

Dental insurance

Life assurance - £150,000 per life

Full time employee shares

To be considered for this life-changing opportunity please apply ASAP with your CV, including examples of your great skills, via GitHub etc.

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