We’re Hiring - Senior Front-End Developer

Zapnito is looking for a Senior Front End Developer who can bring together modern CSS, HTML and Javascript to deliver fantastic user experiences and interfaces to end users, taking a feature from MVP to polished end product.

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Jun 19, 2018
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The Role

Zapnito is looking for a Senior Front End Developer who can bring together modern CSS, HTML and Javascript to deliver fantastic user experiences and interfaces to end users, taking a feature from MVP to polished end product.

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the development team and will lead the front end development efforts across the platform.

About Zapnito

Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Shoreditch, London, Zapnito is a rapidly-growing tech start-up. The Zapnito platform is the only platform to enable organisations to share, promote and monetize collective expertise.

Innovative media companies, professional services firms & other knowledge providers use the Zapnito platform to create online expert networks in order to reclaim their brand & audience, develop new products & services & drive new revenue streams.

Customers include world-leading scientific publisher, Springer Nature, B2B publishing leaders like Centaur Media and intergovernmental organisations such as the OECD.

Required experience

  • Understanding of how to translate designs into clean, semantic code
  • Experience with standardised front end methodologies such as BEM, latest CSS techniques (e.g. Flexbox, CSS Grid, etc.) and CSS precompilers (e.g Sass / LESS)
  • Experience with Ember.js (or similar front-end JS framework)
  • Experience designing and building interactive web applications
  • Experience delivering responsive and component-based designs
  • Experience with Ruby-on-Rails (or similar backend system)
  • Experience working in a modern agile scrum team with daily standups and pair programming
  • Experience with common development workflows with git and continuous integration
  • Experience with SEO optimisation and awareness of structured data such as OpenGraph
  • Experience with automated full-stack testing, techniques such as BDD and TDD

Bonus experience (not necessary but will make our eyes light up)

  • Continuous integration / deployment workflows
  • Delivering accessible interfaces to WCAG 2.0 AA and above
  • Improving page performance using tools such as PageSpeed Insights, Lighthouse, Pingdom, etc
  • Familiarity with deploying code using platforms like Heroku, AWS, DigitalOcean, etc

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Share options
  • 25 days' holiday
  • Flexible working
  • Participation in company performance related team bonus
  • A fun environment, in which you will work with hugely talented individuals

Where we are based

  • Shoreditch, London

How to apply

  • Email jon@zapnito.com with your CV & covering letter, explaining why you would love to join the Zapnito team.  No agencies please.

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Jon Beer

CTO & Co-Founder, Zapnito Ltd

A technical leader and hands-on CTO with 17 years' experience implementing web technologies. I lead the technical delivery of the Zapnito platform, ensuring a scalable multi-tenant architecture, disruption-free daily release cycles and a highly effective development team that delivers platform enhancements for our customers. Get in touch with me to discuss your requirements for this or any Zapnito network or to share your feedback at any time.