Front End Developer - Founding Engineer - Tech Start Up

Front End Developer - Founding Engineer - Tech Start Up

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    South London, London

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    £70000 - £85000 per annum + Shares

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    Nick Drain

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Front End Developer - Founding Engineer in one of a kind tech start up!

Are you a Front End Developer and looking for a challenging new role? If so, this position offers you the chance to work on some extremely exciting projects and be the founding engineers for the whole front end team at a very niche one of a kind tech start up in Europe.

This company is a VC funded marketplace that wants to become the Rightmove.com or Zillow.com for their own specific market.

In this Front End Developer role you will be responsible for a combination of the following:

  • Javascript development using React.JS, HTML and CSS.
  • Starting up your own team from scratch including the hiring process. You will lead multiple engineers across all levels.
  • Working with APIs and webhooks to ensure 3rd party integrations such as stripe, chart mogul and others are working.
  • Ensuring project scope, ensuring technical deliverables are met and communication on delivery progress clearly and frequently to all stakeholders.

The successful applicant for this Front End Developer opportunity will have the following:

  • Hands on development experience using Javascript, React.JS, HTML and CSS.
  • Experience working for a high growth market place, e-commerce platform or SaaS company.
  • If you have worked within a tech start up it would be highly beneficial.
  • Experience working with UX/UI would be beneficial.


  • £85,000
  • Up to 10% Bonus
  • Equity
  • Flexible working (2 days a week in the office is required)
  • Employee wellness contribution
  • Pension & Holidays.

If you would like to apply for this exceptional Front End Developer opportunity, please send your CV to NDrain@understandingrecruitment.co.uk