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SENIOR FRONT END
DEVELOPER

This decade more photos have been taken than the rest of history combined. Last year alone an estimated one trillion photos were taken. New mobile technology fuels the boom. We help the photo industry keep up.

 

Our team finds creative and innovative ways to solve complex hardware and software problems for our clients. We keep development cycles fast, adapting as we go along, and investing in a culture of learning and continual feedback.

 

LiveLink is looking for individuals committed to learning more of their trade, and supporting each other’s growth in the process. As a member of our expanding engineering team, you will research, implement and improve the technologies that support our applications.

 

At LiveLink, we still have a startup-like culture of openness to ideas and opportunities for talent to be put to good use. We also have a market-tested and profitable product line. We think we have the best of both worlds.

 

To make a long story short, we’ve grown to a place where we love working, and we think you will too.

Purpose of the role

To work as part of a small team to enhance the developer effectiveness and experience on existing products. The product platform is provided as a service to major retailers and our largest client site revenue is in excess of $160M, with over 6M active users and 4bn images stored, taking over 500 orders per minute at annual peak.


Main Responsibilities
 

  • Refactor, improve and update front end technologies of our major products such that feature developer effectiveness and experience improve
     

  • Working with highly skilled platform development team to understand areas of complexity, areas of high code churn and areas that slow down delivery
     

  • Contribute technical guidance to other Front End Developers
     

  • Support our drive for product and technological excellence by delivering excellent code and refining the agile delivery processes.
     

  • Improve test coverage with Jest tests.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Up to date knowledge of cross-browser and cross-platform Javascript, React, and SCSS (Essential)
     

  • Experience building quality and robust products for technologies across the stack
     

  • Proven experience in creating reliable, well-tested systems, with good UI design (preferred)
     

  • A passion for code quality and supporting processes
     

  • Familiarity with Agile development practices
     

  • A strong understanding of webpack

Why you should join us

  • We love developing technology, utilizing Open Source projects as the foundation for our systems
     

  • We have an open, honest and transparent culture
     

  • We empower people to make decisions with impact
     

  • We are open to change in our processes, techniques and skills
     

  • We have a smart, motivated and supportive team
     

  • We value learning, agility and feedback

The Perks

  • A salary that matches your skills and experience - up to £60k per annum
     

  • 33 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays) rising by a day each year to 36 days after 3 years service
     

  • Twice yearly bonus scheme to reward your contribution to the success of LiveLink
     

  • 4% contributions towards the NEST pension scheme
     

  • Membership of a Health and Wellbeing support scheme & Medical Insurance for senior employees (including dental)
     

  • Bicycle Purchase Loan Scheme

  • Access to Udemy and other CPD requirements
     

  • £500 work from home grant
     

  • A bonus scheme to reward your contribution to the success of LiveLink
     

  • Welcome box with same handy essentials and our bespoke ‘Welcome to LLT’ game
     

  • Remote working with an office to pop into if you like (no requirement to do so though!)
     

  • Flexibility over hours and place of work (depending on team and productivity)
     

  • Corporate gifts throughout the year
     

  • 2 x annual celebrations interspersed with a few socials
     

  • A healthy social calendar
     

  • Learning and development opportunities, both internally and externally

 

Next step


Applications should consist of a one page covering letter explaining how you fulfil the role above and describing an interesting technical project or problem that you've worked on recently.

 

Email or fill out the form below with your full CV and a link to a GitHub account in the form of attachments ONLY.

EMAIL DIRECT INCLUDING ANY DOCUMENTS TO:

recruitment@livelinktechnology.net

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