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Frontend Developer (London/Remote)

Location: 3 days per week remote, 2 in office (Central London, WC2)
Type: Contract

Compensation: £5,500 - £6,750 per month, experience based

We are looking for an experienced Frontend Developer to join our existing team. The position You'll be joining a team of engineers supporting a rapidly expanding, international e-commerce store.

Decent knowledge of Ruby is required. Real world experience building and maintaining the frontend of Ruby on Rails apps is a must. This project will involve being part of a team working on an application used by tens of thousands of customers every day.

Our tech stack is Ruby, Rails, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Heroku. We prefer engineers who are language agnostic and embrace testing new approaches to solve problems.

Skills & Qualifications

  • MUST HAVE: Excellent written and spoken English
  • MUST HAVE: 5+ years relevant experience
  • MUST HAVE: Modern Javascript skills, having worked with modern JS frameworks
  • MUST HAVE: A strong understanding of HTML5, CSS3
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with Bootstrap
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience required working with APIs, Git, and complex design
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working in an agile software team environment
  • SHOULD BE: Competent using Git
  • SHOULD HAVE: Experience working with project management tools such as Jira and Trello

Responsibilities

This role is perfect for a candidate that not only enjoys development, but also wants to have input on the best approach and implementation method. On a typical day you will:

  • Work in an agile team, taking part in standups, and retrospectives (Via video conferencing)
  • Assist in decision making about application evolution
  • Use your knowledge of frontend development to build robust applications
  • Review commits made by other team members

What we look for

An ideal candidate is autonomous, proactive, and has experience working in a variety of different ways. We admire developers who take initiative, make their own decisions and implement them clearly.

Delivering exceptional value to our clients is imperative. The ideal candidate is the perfect brand ambassador; a brilliant technical mind with the accompanying interpersonal skills necessary to function in a team environment.

As a Purepoint developer you will work in a small and close-knit group. Our mindset is focused on constant iteration and improvement.

Tools

We will give you all of the tools necessary to excel at your role. We use Jira, Trello, Slack, Github and Zoom (video conferencing) in our day-to-day business.

Our managerial structure is very flat. We put customer experience and satisfaction first and really believe in delivering a service that is cutting edge.

Benefits

  • Work remotely 3 days per week
  • Great pay
  • Flexible time off
  • Exceptional support network from your team members
  • Funding towards open source projects
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