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Frontend Lead


"People around the world will turn to ClearScore when they think about financial decisions. We make personal finance clearer, calmer and easier to understand. We help people take decisions that create greater financial well-being." This is the ClearScore mission, and what you will see when you come into our office.

ClearScore is one of the fastest growing FinTechs in Europe. We've changed the credit scoring and credit report market in the UK forever and our mission is to transform how people manage their personal finances around the world. From building financial literacy chatbots, to creating industry leading relationships and integrations with financial institutions, our technology and our developers enable the creation of the next generation of consumer-facing financial technology.

We are proud to say that our engineers at ClearScore are world class and at the heart of making this mission a reality for our millions of users.

For more information on our tech stack check out our Tech Radar 2020, how we work is summarised in our Engineering Principles and we have many other Tech Blogs.

About the Role

ClearScore is searching for an experienced frontend developer to provide leadership to our growing community of developers around the world.

You will be responsible for all aspects of building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications; including setting up and improving CI/CD pipelines, developer tooling, and new web features. As a leader, you will also be responsible for helping to set the technology strategy and focus in the short and long term.

You’ll push code into production within a few days of joining, having a positive impact on millions of peoples' finances globally.

What you could be doing

  • Directing and implementing technical road-maps across multiple teams
  • Implementing technical and product solutions in JavaScript
  • Maintaining and improving the website
  • Optimising applications for maximum speed
  • Building mobile-first based features
  • Collaborating with backend developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Peer-reviewing to enable us to do frequent and resilient releases to global markets
  • Writing unit, integration and browser tests
  • Staying up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Helping us improve!

We are always looking for ways to do things better and encourage new joiners to bring their ideas and ways of working to the table. Teach us some cool stuff and we'll teach you some, but most of all, you'll have fun doing it.


  • Experience leading and managing development teams
  • Drive to identify problems, propose and implement detailed solutions for low level code as well as core architecture
  • Keen to learn the latest techniques and help apply them where applicable
  • Passionate about troubleshooting, debugging, and automation
  • Commercial experience of Responsive Web Design
  • Proficient in JavaScript
  • ReactJS experience would be a benefit


  • Holidays – 25 paid holidays and a “duvet day” on your birthday
  • Pension – ClearScore matches up to 6%
  • Market-beating medical insurance - with the option to add friends and family
  • Dental cover with Denplan, the LARGEST dental provider in the UK – with the option to add family members
  • All permanent staff are automatically included in our ClearScore Group Life Assurance Scheme – life insurance cover will be an amount that is equal to 4x your basic salary
  • Perkbox – a choice of different benefits
  • Flexible work hours and the ability to work from home
  • Flexible, generous and personalised maternity and paternity plans
  • Monthly funded GP office visits
  • Free breakfast and fruit...and a fully stocked drinks fridge!
  • Company personal trainer, boxing and yoga classes
  • Company clubs for football, climbing, cinema, board games... if there's not one for your passion, start one!

We are always looking for talented individuals to join ClearScore. We are an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people.

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