Frontend Developer

Hopin

Full Time
London, United Kingdom    Remote
Posted 1m ago

Hopin (www.hopin.to) is a live video events platform that brings people together online. Our mission is to provide better connections for a better world through interactive and personal online events.

We’ve recently been funded by Seedcamp, Europe’s best early stage VC and are at an inflection point in regards to pace of growth. We’re currently in private beta with an over 7000+ waitlist and looking to scale really fast.

With significant early traction, we're working towards building our in-house product & engineering team to be the heartbeat that drives the company forward. (Our aim is to be the fastest-growing startup in Europe in 2020).

Job summary:
You will be responsible for implementing visual elements that users see and interact with, ensuring alignment of web design, optimising web pages, among other duties.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is comfortable in a fast paced start-up environment as well as working with a remote development team. You will have the opportunity to work within a highlight motivated and ambitious team of 13, reporting directly to the VP of Engineering.

We're looking for someone who is self-driven and ambitious, with a keen eye for design, and preferably with solid experience in frameworks like React and JQuery. Would be great if they also have experience with Twilio, OpenTok and other video softwares.

Job responsibilities:

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Ensuring high quality user experience
  • Maintain and improve company website
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Provide high-quality graphics and visual elements
  • Work closely with a small agile development team
  • Delivering projects and KPIs on-time with high quality browser troubleshooting, debugging

Skills and qualifications:
Required:

  • 2+ years Front-End development experience
  • Proficiency with fundamental front end languages such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React and JQuery
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Understanding of key design principles
  • Solid experience working in an agile development environment
  • Passion for clean code
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking
  • Proficient knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions

Preferred:

  • Experience working with video software like Twilio and OpenTok
  • Experience with WebRTC, Live Streaming or other related video technologies
  • Experience in graphic software such as Adobe Suite, Photoshop, etc
  • Knowledge of some SEO principles
  • Self-starter, able to deliver project on time meeting high quality standards
  • Strong understanding of different software development practices,infrastructure, and how each can help bring more value to customers
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills

The offer:
A competitive starting salary for this role with opportunity for bonuses as we scale, as well as equity.

We are currently a remote team and are open to remote applications from all over the world (preferably within 3 hours from London). However, if you’re based in London you can work with the Founder and other team members at the Seedcamp office in the Google for Startups Campus in Shoreditch.

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