Senior Front-End Developer

Agency: Sweden Unlimited 
Location: London, United Kingdom

Posted: Jan 4, 2019 / Status: Open for applications

Sweden Unlimited is a digital creative agency based in London specialising in strategy, design & technology for fashion and lifestyle brands. We are looking for an experienced Front-end Web Developer to join our team.

Job description

We are growing and looking for a Senior Front-end Web Developer to join our London based permanent development team. Your job is to own our front-end technology and drive it forward. You will have the opportunity to work on a range of challenging eCommerce web projects, working closely with our design and client-services teams. This role would suit someone with extensive front-end development experience.


The main responsibilities of this role:

  • Set the technical direction for our front-end technology, and then lead implementation

  • Devise, explain, and review technical solutions with the team

  • Write JavaScript to a high standard, agnostic of platforms and frameworks

  • Write efficient HTML/CSS that brings design concepts to life

  • Test work across multiple devices

  • Work with designers to assess and improve coded designs

  • Work with developers to integrate with back-end platforms

  • Work with QA testers to address front-end bugs

  • Assist with project planning and estimates

  • Mentor junior developers

  • Code review peers contributions


The main requirements of this role:

  • Extensive experience of modern JavaScript frameworks such as React or Vue

  • Understanding of application state management and available tools such as Redux or Vuex

  • Extensive experience with HTML/CSS

  • Extensive understanding of front-end principles like web standards, progressive enhancement, responsive web design, and performance optimisation

  • Experience with command line tools

  • Experience with task-runners, package managers, and version control (NPM, Webpack, Browserify, Gulp, Git etc.)

  • Experience with CSS pre/post processors

  • Experience handling designs in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.

  • An eye for detail and an appreciation for design and usability principles

  • Good face-to-face and written communication of ideas

  • High desire to learn and share new practices

  • Expert knowledge of front-end design patterns and best practices


  • Experience with using Docker for local development environments

  • Familiarity of PHP and platforms such as Magento, Shopify, and WordPress

  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM

Compensation and benefits:

  • Competitive salary, with transparent progress steps to push further

  • Profit share as part of our LLP programme

  • Option to work remotely part of the week

  • Your choice of hardware and software

  • Personal yearly development budget (conferences, training etc)

  • Regular office social events