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JavaScript / React Engineer

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For our Manchester office, we are looking for a JavaScript Engineer that can successfully transform the dream design of our clients into a well-functioning platform.

As a JavaScript Engineer, you will work on a variety of global digital projects for high profile B2B and B2C brands. You will build mobile-first, cross-browser compatible, high performing websites and strive to look for better tools and techniques to introduce into the workplace. You will ensure the client Technical Wiki’s are kept up to date and you will continuously strive to improve your craft.

You will be responsible for driving JavaScript technologies within our development team, ensuring we're using the right tools and technologies at the right time.

You will work in a vibrant environment with clever minds that work for a variety of large global clients. Yes, we are eager to hire the most talented experts in the game but we are also looking for a perfect Dept-fit. Someone who is eager to learn, inspires, strives towards a better world, takes the stage, a futurist at heart, and someone who will toast to a successful week with us.

YOU:

  • Are an expert in front-end technologies including ES6+, React JS, Redux/Redux Saga;
  • Have experience in testing methodologies and supporting frameworks e.g. Jest/TDD;
  • Have experience in REST API Integrations;
  • Have an extreme attention for detail and strive for perfection;
  • Have experience or awareness of build tools (e.g. Gulp and webpack) and using source control (Git);
  • Are able to translate creative ideas and mockups into interactive prototypes;
  • Ideally have experience of building for a CMS;
  • Have some awareness of TypeScript and nodejs;
  • Are one of those ambitious people who can switch from serious to play in a heartbeat.

WE OFFER:

  • Possibilities to do what you do best and to develop your skills even further;
  • Great fringe benefits, think laptop, travel expenses covered and all that stuff;
  • Beer Friday – at 4pm on a Friday, the beer fridge is unlocked and you can have free beer;
  • Pizza Friday – once a month, we buy pizzas for everyone in the office to celebrate everyone's hard work;
  • Site launch lunches – a great way to celebrate a go-live with the team who made it happen and BB pick up the tab;
    Quarterly social budget;
  • Yearly trip to the Dept Festival in the Netherlands – a chance to meet other people within the other Dept agencies, see great talks from industry leaders and a great weekend of fun!
  • Yearly bonus scheme, pension scheme and free private healthcare;
  • An excellent salary based on experience.

WHO ARE WE?

Hi, we are Dept – an international digital agency of over a 1,000 experienced thinkers & makers. One agency uniting creativity, technology and data. Helping reinvent & accelerate your digital reality by creating experiences that people want and businesses need.

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