Senior Front End Developer

Job Title: Senior Front End Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Amsterdam
Salary: €39k - 58k per year
Start Date: 2019-07-22 00:00:00
Reference: JN -062019-46435
Contact Name: Reece Curruthers
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 29, 2019 07:04

Job Description

We’re looking for a senior frontend developer with proven JavaScript expertise who can transform Interaction & Visual Design into a fantastic User Experience. You are part of an Agile team working to realise eye-catching video applications for Smart TV, settop box, media player and game console. You are involved with all facets of the process, from pitch to Quality Assurance. Your input is appreciated on all fronts.


Your day as a Front-End Engineer

  • You collaborate with the design team and the lead engineer to decide on the choices to be made in order to achieve the User Experience that is appropriate for the goals of the project during the development process of applications, you continuously deliver builds for internal and external tests
  • Using, amongst others, Jira, Slack, BaseCamp, Skype, Git and Scrum boards, you communicate with all stakeholders and you keep overview and control over projects
  • You provide clients with clear explanations on (interim) deliverables and translate their feedback into the next sprint
  • After the go-live, you monitor everything in collaboration with all parties concerned. What are the clients saying, the end users and the measuring systems? What points of improvement can be learned and implemented in the next release?


The ideal Front-End Developer

  • Talent, ambition and passion
  • A relevant university-level education
  • 5+ years relevant work experience, preferably also in the digital media industry
  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS and familiarity with AMD and Modular JS development
  • Experience with JavaScript es6 / Typescript, React / Angular2 / Vue.js, Web pack and Single Page Applications
  • Preferably experience with OTT, TV Everywhere, Video Streaming services
  • Experience with NodeJS / NPM / Grunt, Coffee script, PHP, Ruby / Python, Xamarin or Phone Gap would be nice
  • Strong communication skills, both spoken and written 
  • A good command of the English language in a work setting
    Additional tech-info:
    - Tech stack: Atom, VS Code (or any other JavaScript IDE) / NPM / GIT
    - Processes: Differs per project, builds are mostly grunt and in general deployments are done by means of Git flow hooks and Jenkins (automated building/deployment scripts)
    - Testing standards / tooling: no specific tooling, on smart tv hardware this is complicated to effectuate

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