front end developer


front end developer

Contract Type: Permanent

Job Location: Dublin 18

Date posted: 24th May 2019

Reference: CFMFED1



Our client is an exciting new B2B sports technology company with a unique and proprietary prediction games and platform. Their aim to be the leading global provider of casual pay-to-play sports games, with a simple, engaging and entertaining product strategy.

As such, they are seeking a Front-End Engineer to play a key role in creating an excellent user experience across all their platforms. The successful applicant will play a key role in the evolution of their product and will require you to work closely with stakeholders and the development team to collaborate on the design of new and exciting product features.

What you get to do every day:

  • Put the User First: work directly with the designers throughout the design iteration process, providing input on technical considerations for an optimum customer UI/UX;

  • UI/UX Development : translate UI/UX wireframes into actual web interfaces, working in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript / TypeScript as necessary to achieve the visual elements of the final designs;

  • Code for Reuse: build UI software that can be re-used throughout the application and by other members of the team, including classes, libraries, etc.

  • Better User Messaging: ensure user forms are properly validated and give the user the best possible messaging for completing the form efficiently;

  • Prototyping : brainstorm ideas, model and developed feature prototypes for stakeholders to try out;

  • Product Opinion : Provide feedback and input on the product pipeline and roadmap, leading the team on executing iterative changes to improve the product;

  • Optimise for Speed: constantly look at ways to improve the speed and performance of user interfaces;

  • Be agile : actively participate in agile delivery process, contributing suggestions and improvements to help our client do better.


Technology Skills & Experience:

  • B.S. in Computer Science, or Software Engineering or equivalent qualification;

  • 3+ years of front-end software development experience;

  • Active and technically proficient in React, Redux, JavaScript / TypeScript, CSS, HTML;

  • Mindset and knowledge in styling for reusable components;

  • Visual working person with attention to detail;

  • Experience in building responsive web applications;

  • Solid understanding on modern front end application architecture / state management;

  • Experienced in writing unit tests with Jest/Enzyme or similar;

  • Good understanding on the HTTP protocol, AJAX, cookies, local storage;

  • Eager to follow a solid engineering approach with clean code including testing;

  • Understanding of and experience with agile development methodologies is a plus.


Personal & Interpersonal skills:

  • Be enthusiastic about problem solving; finding solutions, not blockers, for product ideas;

  • A real eye for detail and fastidiousness when it comes to getting a UI just right;

  • Strong verbal communication skills are essential - be able to clearly explain the pros and cons of UI/UX to business stakeholders and colleagues;

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced, start-up, iterative environment;

  • Must be able to work effectively in a collaborative team environment with close collaboration with Design, Business, Product, Finance;

  • Detail-oriented, motivated, self-starter who can work without supervision; and

  • Sports fan, with an additional interest in gaming/recreational betting preferred.


Package on offer:

  • Permanent, full-time position

  • Salary €50k - €60k


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