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FRONT END DEVELOPER (JavaScript, React.js, HTML, CSS, GraphQL)

Change the world, work from anywhere

We are looking for a Front End Developer to join our team at WERKIN. We are a new startup just coming out of stealth with a big client pipeline of companies that want our product now. We are nudge technology for mentoring.

You will have at least 2 years or more commercial experience developing responsive web and mobile web apps using JavaScript, React.js and Bootstrap or similar, consuming RESTful APIs and using alternative GraphQL architectures. Knowledge of Redux, Docker, Node.js, Express, Promises, TypeScript and Nginx would also be useful. React Native would be a bonus.

We are a team that works mostly remotely but come together to connect at off-sites around the world a few times a year. Last year we were in Ibiza, this year Berlin, next year Budapest!

FRONT-END TECHNOLOGIES

WERKIN is currently available as an iOS app. The next frontier is the development of a PWA (Progressive Web App) that gives our customers access to a responsive desktop and alternative mobile web platform (primarily Android users). Our ultimate aim is to get a high performance, native app type experience on mobile devices and desktop browsers.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Skills and experience

  • At least 2 + years of commercial experience developing responsive web and mobile web apps using HTML5, JavaScript, React.js, CSS3, jQuery, JSON, Bootstrap or similar frameworks

  • Experience developing PWAs (Progressive Web Apps) that use the Web App Manifest and Service Workers to include functionality such as push notifications, Background Sync and Offline Caching

  • Experience with browser testing, cross-browser compatibility and cross platform capability in particular with regard to PWA functionality and performance

  • Hands on experience in creating components using React.js

  • Demonstrated experience consuming RESTful APIs and using alternative GraphQL architectures

  • Knowledge of the latest trends in modern web design, producing visually appealing designs focussed on usability, SEO and Web Accessibility Standards (W3C)

  • Experience working with Sketch first (rather than Photoshop) designers and collaborating to produce modular componentised development

  • Experience working in an Agile development lifecycle, prototyping and iterating UI / UX Web and mobile applications

  • Exceptional problem solving, decision making capabilities and debugging

  • Knowledge of Redux, Docker, Node.js, Express, Promises, TypeScript and Nginx would also be useful. React Native would be a bonus

The ideal candidate will also have

  • Experience with working across multiple projects and platforms

  • Strong analytic and diagnostic skills

  • Strong numerical skills and the ability to understand complex systems

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience or the right environment and mind-set for remote working

  • Enthusiasm for learning, and adapting to, new technologies

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary and benefit package

  • Travel around the world to team off-sites

  • Flexible working hours

  • High levels of autonomy

  • Potential for share options

  • A modern, spacious working environment when you are in the office and a casual, relaxed atmosphere

  • Being part of a dynamic, friendly, and multicultural team

  • Career development plan

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

We value our people and work hard to create an environment which rewards positivity and supports personal and professional development. As part of this commitment, we provide regular reviews and excellent opportunities for progression.

 This role offers excellent development potential, with the opportunity to further improve your test skills across a broad range of technologies and practices. We promote use of the latest technologies and encourage our team to keep up to date with the latest developments.

TO APPLY

Please get in touch via careers@getwerkin.com including links to your experience, GitHub and other repositories and / or attach your CV.