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Lead Frontend Developer

Greece, Attikí, AthensTech

Job description

Ready to join the fastest-growing tech company in The Netherlands? We were awarded 1st place by the Deloitte Fast 50 award in 2019 for growth and innovation, 7th place in 2020, and we’ve continued our growth through Covid times. Now, we are looking for a Lead Frontend Developer to join us in our new office in Athens, Greece!

Are you a result-oriented professional motivated by making a positive impact in the world? Then we are looking for you!

Our story

Experiencegift is home to Hotelgift, Flightgift, and Activitygift. Gift cards that can be redeemed for 550,000 hotels, 300 airlines, and 50,000 activities worldwide. We believe in experiences over things. Our mission is to enable our customers to spread joy by giving the gift of experiences that can be redeemed whenever, wherever.

Experiencegift offers you the opportunity to work in a scale-up culture where everything you do matters. In our offices in Athens and in Amsterdam, you will have the freedom to experiment and evolve your own projects. You will be part of an international, driven, and powerful team and will gain experience in a very fast-growing scale-up environment.

About the role

As our new Lead Frontend Developer, you'll be working very closely with our senior Frontend developer and the rest of our extraordinary tech team, and you will be responsible for different challenging tasks such as :

  • Design, code, verify, test, document, amend and refactor our applications
  • Build out frontend in reusable components using modern framework technologies
  • Translate requirements and mockups into fully functioning features
  • Continuously look for ways to improve our concepts and implement A/B tests
  • Take ownership of sections of our concepts’ desktop, tablet, mobile websites, and web app
  • Test and ensure the applications are rendered and functional correctly on all the devices and browsers
  • Perform ongoing maintenance or upgrade of the platform as required
  • Design and pilot prototype applications where required
  • Write unit tests to ensure our applications are functional
  • Stay up to date with trends and technological advancements in web development. Learn and test new technologies, frameworks, and languages as relevant

What do we need from you?

Must to have

  • 4+ years of experience in a relevant role, preferably in a commercial environment
  • Highly Proficient with HTML 5, AJAX, Bootstrapping, HTML, HTTP and JSON
  • Solid understanding of styling and applying design to web pages using CSS
  • Highly Proficient with JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience working with modern frameworks
  • Aware of security risks and ability to deliver secure code
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code
  • Well rounded knowledge of Javascript ES6
  • Experience with Vue.js
  • Experience with jQuery
  • Experience with template engines (Twig)
  • Experience with CSS preprocessing (Sass, PostCSS)
  • Familiarity with BEM and Utility first CSS methodologies
  • Comfortable with build tools (Webpack, Gulp, Snowpack, Vite)
  • Write and evaluate tests with Cypress
  • Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Experience in source control (Git)
  • University degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with agile processes
  • Experience in using browser and devices testing and debugging tools
  • Experience optimizing websites for speed load and using tools like Google PageSpeed
  • Experience in integrating with REST APIs
  • Understanding of PHP
  • Experience with data-driven product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc.

What could you expect from us?

  • Opportunity for significant & fast impact
  • Competitive salary
  • Space to develop your own ideas and projects
  • A young, fast-growing international team
  • An amazing office with an Acropolis view in Athens

At Experiencegift, we offer our colleagues the chance to develop and grow alongside top talent in one of the world's fastest-growing tech scale-ups. By providing a creative, dynamic, and innovative environment, we empower our people for unlimited success.

Sounds interesting? Apply now! We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Job requirements

Must to have

  • 4+ years of experience in a relevant role, preferably in a commercial environment
  • Highly Proficient with HTML 5, AJAX, Bootstrapping, HTML, HTTP and JSON
  • Solid understanding of styling and applying design to web pages using CSS
  • Highly Proficient with JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience working with modern frameworks
  • Aware of security risks and ability to deliver secure code
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code
  • Well rounded knowledge of Javascript ES6
  • Experience with Vue.js
  • Experience with jQuery
  • Experience with template engines (Twig)
  • Experience with CSS preprocessing (Sass, PostCSS)
  • Familiarity with BEM and Utility first CSS methodologies
  • Comfortable with build tools (Webpack, Gulp, Snowpack, Vite)
  • Write and evaluate tests with Cypress
  • Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Experience in source control (Git)
  • University degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with agile processes
  • Experience in using browser and devices testing and debugging tools
  • Experience optimizing websites for speed load and using tools like Google PageSpeed
  • Experience in integrating with REST APIs
  • Understanding of PHP
  • Experience with data-driven product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc.

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