JavaScript Front-End Developer – React / Redux

City of London, London

Job Status:

30000 - 60000 GBP/annum

Ref GN-JSFD_1492534896

  • CSS,
  • Git,
  • HTML5,
  • JavaScript,
  • React,
  • Redux

  • IT

JavaScript/Front-End Developer – React/Redux

ABRS is currently recruiting for an exceptionally exciting start-up which has recently received substantial investment and is backed by some well-known celebrities who are actively involved in the company’s development. Having built a next-generation digital media platform, our client is looking to recruit a Front-End Developer who is proficient in JavaScript and has experience or is at least familiar with React/Redux to help execute this exciting project.

Not only is this an extremely exciting company to work for, but, with remote working, flexitime, regular social events and the option to choose the tech for your desk (within reason), our client also offers a truly excellent working environment. In addition, you will also be working with a smart, fun, high-performing team that loves leading-edge technology.

For this position, we are happy to consider graduates with a few years commercial experience through to veteran Senior Developers.

About the Job

* We are looking for an experienced JavaScript/Front-End Developer who loves working with smart, highly-skilled people with strong opinions about various technologies and frameworks
* You will be enthusiastic and passionate about Web development and beautiful code, and possess an eye for simplicity and pragmatism
* The ideal candidate will be passionate about coding best practices, user experience and modern web solutions too


* Designing, developing, deploying and maintaining innovative solutions using the latest web tools and technologies, working in conjunction with the back-end (Scala) team, the iOS dev team and the Android dev team

Key Skills:

1 Proven expertise in React and ES6+ (with code examples)
2 An eye for design and detail
3 Kanban or Agile experience
4 Web development experience with published examples of large-scale, high performing sites
5 Thorough knowledge of JavaScript, ideally possessing a good understanding of message-oriented architectures
6 Experienced in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, libraries and frameworks like React and Redux, as well as cross-browser compatibilities
7 Detailed understanding of social media platform API’s
8 Comprehensive knowledge of common web application workflows and tools like Node, Webpack, Babel, Jest, ESLint and Flow
9 A good understanding of immutability and unidirectional data architectures
10 Highly-developed functional and object-orientated software design skills
11 Good understanding of source control (Git etc.)
12 Great written and spoken English communication skills


* Background in large-scale media publishing platforms such as VOX, Buzzfeed or Vice


* Able to demonstrate intellectual curiosity, whilst being passionate about pragmatic problem-solving, user-centric thinking and innovation
* Calm, thoughtful, analytical and goal-orientated
* Happiest when working in a high-performing team
* A demonstrable interest in keeping up with the latest technologies and trends

Salary and Benefits:

* £30,000 – £60,000 – per annum (negotiable for the right candidate)
* Share options from day one
* Company match contribution pension (up to 3%)
* Flexitime and home working
* 4x Salary Life Assurance
* Cyclescheme
* Childcare Vouchers
* Season ticket loan

Location: Central London


You will need to be able to start immediately or within four weeks of acceptance.

At ABRS Ltd we are committed to being an inclusive organisation that provides equality of opportunity to all in terms of employment, recruitment and the service we provide to our customers. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Job Reference: GN-JSFD_1492534896

Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits

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