Front End Engineer

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Front-end Engineer

We are looking for a front-end engineer who is excited to apply their skills toward building well architected web apps with a great user experience. Join our small and ambitious team in Utrecht and work closely together with the design and product teams to deliver the best mobile retail app platform for beautiful brands. If you are up to speed with modern web technologies and have a keen eye for details, design, and animations: we want you!

FULL-TIME · UTRECHT

Your Role

Apply your knowledge of modern JavaScript, HTML and CSS to improving the Highstreet platform's web apps. You will be responsible for maintaining and extending our web-based (desktop) content authoring tools, as well as the development of several smaller web apps that are integrated into our native mobile apps on both iOS and Android. Web apps are a vital part of our product, there are many opportunities here for you to make an impact.

Here are a few things you'll find yourself doing when you come work with us:

  • Design, discuss and implement new features, while continuously improving existing code
  • Craft a rich user experience in close collaboration with our designers until it feels just right
  • Demo your work to the design team and founders, gather feedback and plan the next iteration
  • Repay technical debt, fix bugs and improve the user experience during weekly Fix-it Fridays
  • Research new and/or interesting technologies, patterns and architectures and present them to the team
  • Shape the next generation of the platform's content authoring tools in a greenfield project

About you

You have an affection for front-end technologies and an interest in the broader development community. You love working in a small team without corporate structures. You enjoy hanging out with colleagues, on the job and perhaps also outside of work. On top of that the following applies to you:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent training or work experience
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML, CSS and related technologies and tools
  • Strong communication skills, a positive attitude and empathy
  • Self ­awareness and a desire to improve your skills
  • Experience with Angular, LESS or SASS

Bonus Points

  • Experience with React, Typescript, npm, Babel, Webpack and Docker
  • Experience in small startup environments
  • Experience building a whitelabel solution


Benefits

  • From our stylish office, a minute from the tracks at Utrecht Centraal Station, to our flexible holidays and monthly team drinks, we do everything to make sure you can work comfortably and balanced at Highstreet.
  • Daily a subsidised fresh and healthy lunch (salads, rolls, hot snacks) with the team
  • Well equipped office with standing desks; unlimited tea, lattes, snacks, sparkling water and the likes
  • Monthly Team drinks
  • Quarterly Team activity
  • Flexible Hours
  • Flexible Holidays
  • Parental Leave (2 weeks paid leave for partners)
  • Pension Plan

Does this sound like a perfect match?

We are proud of our wonderful product and believe it has lots of potential. We are growing fast and have fun while building our platform and company. If this sounds good to you, pleas apply!

Please note: For this vacancy we can only consider candidates who hold a valid EU Passport or Dutch work permit.