Front End Developer

at in London

WeSwap is the people’s currency exchange! We offer a peer to peer travel money platform enabling travellers to swap currencies directly with each other – avoiding banks and corporates allowing us to offer the best rates on travel money. We want our customers to ‘stress less and travel happy’ hence our mission is to help travellers everywhere swap and manage their currency in the cheapest, fairest, and most transparent way possible. We currently have around 300,000 users and have swapped £100 million since the start of our journey. WeSwap’s iOS and Android apps help customers to budget for their holidays and spend their travel money across the world from Australia to the USA. If you are looking for the rare opportunity to be part of an exciting fast paced, high growth, tech company then read on!

We’re looking for an enthusiastic Front-End Engineer to join our dynamic, Agile teams with the key objective of driving our front-end strategy across our B2C and B2B products. As a key member of the WeSwap Engineering team you will work with talented and enthusiastic people to build exciting new products and features using cutting edge tech. You’ll get to work on exciting new developments to our platform and features. You’ll have a direct influence on the tools and techniques the teams use as well as being part of a team where everyone’s voice is valued.

Our Tech Stack:

  • Web: AngularJS (1.5), SCSS, Webpack
  • iOS: Swift
  • Android: Native
  • Backend: Node.JS, MySQL, Redis, RabbitMQ, Go
  • QA tools: TestRail
  • Project Management: Jira
  • Source Control: Git


  • Collaborate closely with product designers with a focus on new feature design and prototyping
  • Collaborate with Backend Developers to help make our APIs
  • Be involved in the user experience design process, from wireframes and mock-ups through implementation and release
  • Work closely with designers and business to define and implement elegant solutions to interesting problems
  • Help define and maintain visual guidelines and ensure consistency throughout our website and web apps
  • Fast prototyping of new user interactions and iteration based on feedback from peers
  • Move frontend components to Angular 5 or React, and future proof our code


  • Deep understanding of Javascript Frameworks and Front end build processes
  • Experience building complex, well structured, single page web apps
  • An understanding of the importance of pageload times and sizes, and building responsive Webapps
  • Experience using Analytics such as Google Analytics to Optimise Conversion
  • Quick learner with an ambitious and results driven personality
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Works well as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

Bonus points:

  • A GitHub account with some cool projects in it
  • Amazing debugging skills
  • Having read anything by Steve Krug

Above all, we want some who…

  • Places the customer’s values and needs at the heart of what they do
  • Is a great communicator both within their teams and with business stakeholders
  • Has amazing attention to detail and is able to solve complex problems
  • Is adaptable to fast changing environment
  • Is proactive, autonomous and rigorous
  • Embraces continuous learning and improvement

Benefits & other things to know…
We’re a start-up in an early growth phase. If you’re looking for trendy offices and breakout spaces, we’re not there yet. If, however, you want a massive challenge and a great opportunity to grow, then you could be a great fit. To cover the bases, here is some of what you can expect:

  • Ride to work scheme
  • Life assurance (4x salary)
  • 25 days’ holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Fruit deliveries twice a week
  • Child care vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Season ticket loan
  • Commission free currency exchange

Location: Kentish Town – London

Interested? We’d love to hear from you!

Job Type: Full-time

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Published at 09 Jan 2018
Expires on 09 Mar 2018