Senior Front-End Developer

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Senior Front-End React Developer

At Bridebook we're looking for a Senior Front-End React Developer to join our team.

Full-time · Flexible

About the job

Our aim is to transform the wedding industry by leveraging cutting-edge technology to make the wedding planning experience as stress-free and straightforward as possible. We enable couples and suppliers to connect and provide a seamless, personalised wedding-planning experience for both.

As a Front-end Engineer, you will help develop our scalable, cloud-based, next-generation wedding planning platform. You will be part of a cross-functional team responsible for the development & maintenance of our couple-focused or vendor-focused product and mobile app. You will work with other team members (in engineering, product & design) to investigate design approaches, prototype new technology and deliver an industry-leading user experience.

The web application is built in React/Typescript/Fela/NextJS, we use SCRUM as our agile methodology and are using Jest for unit testing.

A successful candidate will have an established background in developing customer-facing experiences, great communication and organisational skills, motivation to achieve results in an agile environment, eagerness to learn and, of course, a passion for innovation. We'd love to have you join us and build the systems, services and apps that will revolutionise the wedding industry.

About you

Ideally you will have...

  • 6+ years experience working with JavaScript, Typescript and React.
  • Experience in building high-performance mobile-web applications.
  • Strong relevant experience in developing interactive web-based applications, especially sophisticated mobile-first single-page applications, using modern frameworks, libraries and tools.
  • Strong Experience in Typescript.
  • Understanding of CSS best practices and familiarity with CSS in JS approach (Fela, Glamor, etc).
  • Understanding and exposure to integrating REST API endpoints
  • Experience in test automation using modern source control and continuous integration.
  • Excellent communication skills, solid work ethic and a strong desire to write efficient, scalable and clean code.
  • Comprehensive experience of delivering in an Agile manner, particularly Scrum.

If you’ve also got experience of any of the following, we’d love to hear from you…

  • Comfortable working closely with product owners, designers, UX experts and the ability to translate their designs/requirements into maintainable, componentised UIs.
  • Proven creative thinking and problem solving abilities.
  • Detail oriented and have outstanding organisational skills.
  • Awareness and practice of UI performance best practice.
  • Experience with Node.js, Redux, Capacitor, Firebase and React Native.

Responsibilities

  • Translate user stories into functional applications and help guide the product team in line with the current best-practice implementation.
  • Working closely with product managers and developers to help deliver a product that satisfies business and technical constraints.
  • Understand the platforms and technologies in use and guide future direction.
  • Being the advocate for all things front-end, to ensure we have the best UX/UI to conquer the industry and consistently scale-up.
  • Lead by example in areas of automated unit, integration, and acceptance tests to support the continuous integration pipelines.
  • Coach and develop members of the team to set, apply & maintain excellent standards of development.
  • Support and troubleshoot system issues as needed.
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices.


Additional info

  • Contract type: full-time contractor
  • Salary: Competitive day rate
  • Location: We're open to remote applicants who can work within our timezone comfortably

Apply for the job

To apply, please provide us with your recent CV and at least some of the following:

  • Contributions to open source
  • Projects that you created and are proud of that you can walk us through
  • A decent portfolio of experiments or other visual material that shows a significant level of caring about your craft.