Frontend Engineer

React jobs at Pollen


Come and work for one of London’s most exciting scale-ups! We are looking for Senior Software engineers with a keen interest in React to work in our inventory & bookings teams. In these teams we are building the tech that will support the business as it scales and solutions that enhance our customer’s experience with us when they are in destination, respectively.

At Pollen, we work with world famous artists like J Balvin, Justin Bieber and The Streets to curate unique multi-day experiences in locations such as Miami, Las Vegas and Amsterdam that you can’t book anywhere else. Our aim is to run experiences that contribute to 3 out of people’s top 5 memories.

During Covid, we’ve brought our strategic plans forward and we’re ready to provide memorable experiences for everyone as it becomes safer for people to travel again - it’s an incredibly exciting time with lots of experiences coming up between now and the end of the year, and beyond.

Our teams build the web presence and app where our customers can choose an experience, book their package and manage their booking. We have just created a new part of the app that our customers can use “In Destination” to find their hotel when they arrive, book further add-ons like boat trips and look up the schedule of events for the experience.

We build tools which enable our operations teams to run our events smoothly. We ensure our inventory is modelled in a future proof way, and kept in sync across all our applications. Our teams also build functionality for our Customer Service teams so they are able to deal with queries swiftly and accurately.

We have ambitious plans to deliver on and plenty of interesting technical challenges to solve. We use Graph QL, React and Next.js on the frontend. If this sounds exciting we want to hear from you!

  • Building our in-house admin system, “Butterfly”, that replaces Django Admin
  • Contribute towards our company success by growing our existing platform using React, TypeScript, Next.js, GraphQL, Apollo and styled-components on top of multiple internal services and including external APIs (including integrate various ticketing providers and payment processing platforms)
  • Work in a cross functional team, you will be collaborating with product, design and stakeholders to gain sufficient business understanding to ensure you and the team are delivering the right solutions for the Experience Management team
  • Balance the trade-offs of delivering sustainable code that provides an excellent customer experience in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Model good leadership behaviour by engaging in peer to peer feedback and code reviews to foster a healthy, collaborative engineering culture as measured by Spotify-style squad health checks
  • Use test automation and agile practices to deliver features continuously to production, measured by feedback and daily releases going smoothly
  • Be trusted with access to all of our production systems and improve our DevOps culture by participating in daily releases and technical customer support rota

About our culture

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About Pollen

Pollen builds, curates, and delivers the best travel experiences using technology, a network of global partners, and a data-driven customer-led mindset – pairing world class entertainment with the world’s most exciting destinations.

Pollen brings you all the best experiences on We have two offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+. Pollen Presents curates experiences around your tastes and preferences you can’t find anywhere else. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable you and your friends to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries in exciting destinations. Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events when you book through us. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more. 

Pollen was founded in 2014 by brothers Callum & Liam Negus-Fancey. Pollen is backed by prominent investors including Kindred, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Draper Spirit. Pollen has raised over $100 million in VC funding.

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