Front End Developer

at Hero in London

The Company:
Make an impact in a rapidly growing retail technology business. Hero is powering LIVE Shopping for global retailers including Harvey Nichols, MADE.COM and John Hardy. Described by Business Insider as like “WhatsApp for shopping“​, Hero uses messaging, live video and AI to connect online shoppers with associates in-store, transforming the role of the store for 21st century retail.


Our team are on a mission to change the way the world shops by building the ecommerce layer for physical retail. Headquartered in London’s Fitzrovia, Hero was founded in 2015 by the pioneers of app commerce and is privately-funded by global retail and technology investors including early ASOS investors. Hero has been featured by Apple, WGSN and The Times.


The Role:
Hero is looking for someone to create beautiful and functional web interfaces for our platform and internal projects. Working alongside our highly motivated team of designers, engineers, data scientists and retail specialists, you’ll use your expertise in Java Script, CSS and React to build out our cutting edge platform.


The Responsibilities:
Work across our platform front end, back end interfaces, management information systems and our own shiny website
Build our applications in a robust, clean and manageable way; providing the strongest possible base for expanding and growing the product in future
Advocate for best platform practice in feature implementation; how to use the strengths of the platform and advise on feasibility


The Requirements:
A talented developer with experience in building customer facing digital products
2+ years experience of developing in a commercial environment
Excellent at collaborating with a full development team of designers and engineers
Unit-testing code for robustness, including edge cases and usability
Working to continuously optimise performance
Able to operate in an an agile environment, with a small team and estimate and own your work
Desire to shape process as the engineering team grows
Experience of using Jira is ideal
Live and breathe the latest in engineering whilst continuously discovering, evaluating, and implementing new technologies to increase development efficiency and product impact


The Benefits:
Make an impact in a rapidly growing start-up
Work with a talented team of people who love what they do
A competitive salary and stock options in the company
A shiny new MacBook Pro, big screen and all the software you need
A chance to work in a vibrant and creative environment (we work in a beautiful Georgian townhouse opposite a private park) with plenty of team lunches and social events
All the coffee and tea you can drink


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Published at 07 Sep 2017
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