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Front End Developer

Workshop

Workshop is a technology driven company developing innovative & new learning experiences for mobile & web. We’re a small team who believe passionately in the power of leveraging modern technology to revolutionise the digital learning landscape.

From starting out 4 years ago in the heart of London, we’ve helped over 20,000 people learn in a whole new way. With partnerships ranging from the UK’s best cooking and art schools to YouTube’s most successful food channel, we’re set to expand throughout 2020 and beyond.

Job Role:

We are looking for a seasoned frontend developer to join our engineering team. This role requires you to be a tech-savvy contributor, capable of translating customer needs into exceptional user interfaces. You must be an acute problem solver and understand the importance in ensuring that your code is optimized both in terms of the underlying technology and in delivering the best user experience possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with design, product and development teams to create elegant, usable, responsive and interactive interfaces across multiple platforms.
  • Turning UI/UX designs into prototypes, writing reusable modules with a focus on maintainability of code.
  • Follow UI best practice principles to ensure that the product can scale.
  • Review and optimize cross-platform app usage, monitoring key metrics and rectifying any issues proactively.
  • Support software builds and infrastructure; learn to manage and keep our systems up and running, helping out with deployment, monitoring and logging.
  • Collaborate with people across the business to come up with ways to automate and scale internal operations.

Requirements:

At Workshop, we don’t expect anyone to know all the answers. We have a culture of learning from one another, adapting fast and sharing ideas. We’re looking for people who can get up to speed quickly with our best practices and are comfortable working in a changing environment whilst being highly autonomous.

  • 3 to 5 years of relevant work experience as a web developer, UI developer, JavaScript expert or frontend engineer
  • Proficient with React and/or React Native
  • Experience debugging using popular JavaScript-based tools like Chrome Developer Console
  • Passionate about good design and high code quality
  • Knowledge of Django is a plus
  • Ability to prioritise work streams to meet deadlines
  • An enthusiastic team player with good communication skills

You can find out more about our stack here: https://stackshare.io/workshop/workshop

Benefits

  • Fabulous office space in the heart of London (Liverpool Street)
  • Flexible working structure – work from home as you need
  • Open holiday policy – we don’t track how many days you take
  • Highly competitive salary, share options and company bonus
  • Legendary Friday socials

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