Frontend Developer - Website Team

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote UK

The Role
Mission of the role

Product outstanding front end technology to help businesses with website migration and growth.

Team setup and reporting lines

The Front End Engineer is part of the Marketing team and reports to the Teamlead, Website. Weekly updates are given to discuss current challenges and everyday business topics. The Front End Engineer will also have the opportunity to hire and mentor junior developers or interns.

Core Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Able to translate creative ideas and mockups into interactive prototypes
  • Develop clean, efficient, maintainable, modular (JavaScript/HTML/CSS/ PHP) code
  • Contribute to documentation (instructional and technical specification)
  • Collaborate and guide other non-technical staff, particularly designers, on how they can help with the process
  • Conduct code reviews with fellow team members
  • Consistently meet deadlines and have the ability to prioritize multiple projects
  • Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
  • Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Collaborate with back-end and API developers to enhance the user experience
  • Work closely with the business analysts to understand use cases and user needs
  • Knowledge of building sites that meet WCAG accessibility standards
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Experience with developing & maintaining design systems eg Storybook
What you need to succeed
Competencies and sought character traits

  • Organization and planning - Plans, organizes, schedules, and budgets complex projects in an efficient, productive manner. Focuses on key priorities.
  • Creativity & innovation - Generates new and innovative approaches to problems..
  • Communication skills - Speaks and writes clearly and articulately. Can create/write engaging, educating and entertaining content.
  • Customer empathy - Ability to walk in the shoes of our customers. Understands the daily jobs, challenges, goals and KPIs of our personas.
  • Teamwork - Reaches out to peers and cooperates with supervisors to establish an overall collaborative working relationship.
  • Flexibility & adaptability -  Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.

Hard skills:
  • Great experience working with Modern front-end frameworks in a professional capacity (e.g. Solid knowledge in React, Vue)
  • Strong  JavaScript/ES6 skills and awareness of TypeScript and Node.js
  • Be fluent in HTML, CSS, and related frameworks such as SASS or Styled Components
  • Have awareness and experience of build tools (e.g. Webpack) and source control (e.g. Git)
  • Experience producing and optimising code for performance & speed
  • Strong expertise with browser APIs and optimizing front end performance
  • Experience using static site generators and headless CMS systems - Contentful, Gatsby, NextJs, Hugo etc
  • Have worked with REST and GraphQL APIs & GatsbyJs  APIs- Routing, Pulling data etc
  • Experience with multiregional and multilingual sites
  • Experience working with SEO & Schema tags
  • Good knowledge of responsive web design
  • Experience w/ React as well as Contentful CMS is advantageous
  • Extensive experience developing complex web applications with React, Hooks, and TypeScript
Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:
  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Comprehensive healthcare scheme covered for each permanent employee (excl. taxes).
  • Pension scheme with up to 5% matching contribution
  • A remote setup subsidy of 300€ to make your Home Office your favorite place to work
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the same time, the future of you. And we’re not just one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe. In October 2021 we raised $270 million in Series E funding, making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe. With more than 6,000 customers and a team that has doubled in size in 2021 alone, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee.

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Will you join us in shaping the future of HR in Europe?




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