London, England, £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Job Type: Permanent
Managed by: Front End Web Team
Joining an Agile development team, as a Lead Front End Developer you will take a central role in building intuitive interfaces to help users find retail discounts; optimising every aspect of the page, ensuring the fastest possible in-browser performance on both mobile and desktop devices. Day to day you'll be updating current products and building new features, working to improve efficiency and functionality and collaborating with product owners, tech leads, engineers and QA to prioritise and resolve issues.
This Lead Front End Developer role presents an excellent opportunity to work on a website / mobile app used by millions of people every month to make savings across a wide range of services. You'll receive regular training and be encouraged to use the best tool for the job.
Driven by technology the company offers a remote interview / onboarding process and the ability to work from home during the current social distancing measures with 3 days a week WFH going forward. When you are in the office you can enjoy a fun, sociable environment in modern, open plan offices, casual dress code and a range of onsite facilities including games tables and a beer fridge.
*You have a god understanding of browser optimisation, page speed metrics and performance tools
*You're familiar with Continuous Integration and effective testing of frontend code (they use Jest, Cypress, Jasmine and Karma)
*You're a keen technologist, keep up to date with new and emerging technologies, able to pick up new languages and tools quickly
*You're a collaborative team member with excellent communication skills, happy to help mentor others and take a lead on projects
As a Front End Developer you will earn a competitive salary (to £80k) plus bonus (c12.5%) and benefits including 25 days holiday, pension, life assurance, private and dental medical care, subsidised gym and a "sports night budget" for company sports activities.