Junior Front-end Developer

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Junior Front-end Developer

FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM

At MessageBird we provide a series of products and integrations for customers to use our platform. Whether it’s our extended online dashboard, our developer portal, help center, or our beautifully crafted landing pages: we aim to use the latest front-end tech wherever possible, making it increasingly simple for our customers to reach anyone in the world.

As a Junior Front-end Developer at MessageBird you will be working with talented and experienced colleagues in order to build great products. Your day to day will be improving messagebird.com, including our dashboard, and working on new products alongside other developers.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain our front-end code using the latest best practises when it comes to asset management and scalability
  • Optimise our front-end code for performance
  • Stay up to date with the latest tools and libraries to benefit performance, development speed and user experience
  • Work on interfaces that thousands of people use every day, sending millions of messages


REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluent (speaking and writing) in English
  • Working knowledge of Javascript and CSS preprocessor languages, along with an enthusiasm for modern HTML/CSS practises
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks - we’re using React
  • Some experience using PHP in front-end
  • You’re comfortable working with RESTful web services within web applications
  • Excellent debugging and investigative skills; you’re capable of finding the cause of an issue quickly
  • Firm understanding of how the browser works: you’re capable of explaining it to a 5 year old
  • Experience with both automation and package management tools like NPM, Yarn, Bower, Gulp, Webpack and Composer
  • Intimate knowledge of Git
  • You enjoy hacking things together to create a proof of concept, but you’re very critical of the code you push to production