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28/12/2023

Senior Front End Developer

About the role

Wolf & Badger is on a mission to make retail fair. Working to support our community of 2000+ independent designers from around the globe, we connect customers with ethically sourced fashion, design, home and beauty through our online marketplace and flagship stores in London, NYC and LA. We are a Certified B Corporation, with social and environmental purpose at the core of everything we do, read more about us here.

We are currently seeking a motivated and creative frontend developer with Javascript and React expertise to help us expand our React frontend for our online marketplace as it is enhanced with personalisation technologies.

 

Based remotely or hybrid you will:

  • Work on our site wide customer-facing front end
  • Assist in the development of applications and features
  • Work closely alongside backend and frontend developers across projects
  • Deliver additional frontend work for other parts of the business, including our supplier-facing application
  • Implement compelling user-facing experiences
  • Application testing including unit, behaviour and integration tests – working alongside our QA team

 

Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years experience in Frontend Development and React, with the following skills:

  • Thorough understanding of React and its core principles
  • Thorough understanding of JavaScript ES6 + Unit testing with Jest
  • Thorough understanding HTML5/CSS3 and accessibility principles
  • Familiarity with REST APIs and GraphQL
  • Experience with Git
  • Familiarity with modern frontend build pipelines and tools

Also very desirable:

  • Experience using GatsbyJS or NextJS
  • Familiarity with Typescript
  • Knowledge of Storybook and Design Systems

Would be good:

  • Knowledge of Contentful, Dynamic yield, Algolia or similar personalisation platforms
  • Basic Python knowledge
  • The desire to continuously learn & follow best practices
  • A good eye for design & detail
  • Experience working for a start-up / in e-commerce
  • Related degree

You will be working on top of Python/Django applications and must be able to work well with a team of in-house developers.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary £55k – £75k p/a dependent on skills and experience
  • Meaningful work. You’ll be part of a trailblazing B-Corp which is changing the e-commerce landscape – for people and the planet!
  • Equity! Stock options in a rapidly growing scale-up business
  • Flexible remote working policy
  • 25 day holiday allowance in addition to bank holidays
  • Paid pet-ernity and heartbreak leave
  • Cycle to work bike loan scheme
  • ClassPass membership for exercise class credits
  • Access to Perkbox and other benefits
  • Discounts on retail at Wolf & Badger
  • Excellent career opportunities in a rapidly growing international business

Please note Wolf & Badger can provide visa sponsorship for exceptional candidates.

Wolf & Badger Ltd is an equal opportunities employer and actively supports Human Rights, and all Equality legislation.

Wolf & Badger

Wolf & Badger is an e-commerce marketplace that features a curated selection of products from independent, ethical, and sustainable brands. They specialize in offering unique fashion, beauty, and home goods, emphasizing quality and environmentally friendly practices while supporting small businesses and artisans.

Certified B-Corporation
Size: 51-200
Year Founded: 2010

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