Senior Front End Developer


Senior Front End Developer

Location: UK - Hybrid / Remote Working

A few words about us:

First things first… What will you become a part of? Valtech is a global digital agency focused on business transformation. We enable clients to anticipate tomorrow’s trends and connect more directly with their consumers across digital and physical touchpoints.

We deliver innovation with a purpose. With expertise across experience design, technology and marketing, our passion is in addressing transformational business challenges for our clients. Challenges where we re-imagine the customer journey and build new connected experiences. Challenges where we make data work in this new era and help our clients transform the way they operate and optimise business-critical digital platforms for multichannel commerce and marketing.

From discovery to optimisation, clients trust Valtech to remove complexity and deliver innovative, frictionless solutions that close the experience gap between customer expectation and reality. We are a network of more than 5,000 makers, thinkers, marketers, creatives, and developers spanning 5 continents with 50+ offices in 22 countries.

The Role:

As a Senior Front-End Developer at Valtech you will be working as part of multi-discipline agile team to build and deliver best in class, customer facing digital solutions that are used by millions of people daily.

You will be a critical part of the customer delivery and will have a clear voice as part of the delivery team. We are looking for someone to collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders who is happy to take ownership of front-end standards and leverage their skills to help solve front-end problems. Someone who is happy to mentor, innovate and advise on options for continuous improvement.

Our preferred candidate:

You will be a Front-End specialist, passionate about technology. You will be an advocate for clean code and have extensive experience working across the Front-End of complex, highly functional, customer facing solutions.

The sort of person who is right for the role isn’t definable by the tools or libraries they use – they will have a portfolio of experience with all the latest tech, but they can also absorb the appropriate new technologies at the right time. We adapt our stack for the projects we work on, and you will need to be able to move with the times and absorb the appropriate technologies at the right time.

We are looking for someone with a maker mentality, who wants to join a company full of diverse, intelligent, and talented people. Someone who wants to shake things up and fill their days with problem-solving, innovation and phenomenal client projects.

Essential Expertise:

Expert in JavaScript and front-end development (JavaScript/ React / Redux / Vue / Node / Typescript /Responsive web design / HTML5/CSS/SASS/).

· Any experience of creating and maintaining custom Contentful applications (NodeJS / Typescript / React) would be very beneficial.

· Content modelling and content creation (ideally using Contentful)

· Gitlab, CI/CD Pipelines.

· Passion for innovation and writing quality, elegant, clean code.

· Able to thrive in an Agile environment with a genuinely an agile mindset.

· Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to provide technical leadership.

· Happy to mentor other developers, helping with coding, troubleshooting and problem solving.

· Able to work hand in hand with Creative and UX Designers

What can you expect from us:

At Valtech you’ll become part of our exceptional team of more than 5,000 talented innovators, design thinkers, marketers, creatives, and engineers. We interact across countries, disciplines, trades, roles and teams. We are consultants before anything else and take ownership of our own work, clients, and careers. We provide everyone with a large degree of freedom - in return, we expect an equally high degree of accountability and dedication. We transform by doing and insanely passionate about improving the end user experience. We are a people company. We share our knowledge and learnings, we dare to speak up and take risks. And we care deeply about one another, our clients, and the world around us.

We have from our very beginning always worked hard on providing everyone within our organisation the opportunity to grow and transform their job opportunities and career paths across the world. From graduates to seasoned professionals who are experts in their field. Valtech will always be recognised not just for the quality of the work we deliver, but for all the amazing people that make it happen. We don’t just talk about how to get things done; we really do transform by doing.

Valtech Benefits:

Here at Valtech we’re big believers that our staff are our most important asset, and as such we want to make sure we look after you. As well as all the usual corporate benefits (hybrid & flexible working, pension, life insurance, 25 days holiday, phone, laptop, BUPA private healthcare & dental etc), we pride ourselves on our commitment to continuous learning and development, which means you’ll have a clear growth and development path, alongside access to professional coaching and online learning courses.

You’ll be joining an inclusive and diverse workforce, working on truly exciting projects with collaborative teams at a local and global level, with a big focus on health and social well-being (free office lunches, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, eye tests, Flu Jab, regular Company Days and staff parties).

Recruitment Process

We appreciate that interviews can be daunting. At Valtech we aim to make the interview process an approachable, two-way conversation, that allows us to get to know you and for you to get to know us. As part of our efforts to ensure the recruitment process is fair and consistent, we have put in place measures and initiatives to ensure we are not rating people differently due to our own bias.

If you would like to know more about our recruitment framework, click here.

Diversity and Inclusion at Valtech

At Valtech, we’re here to engineer experiences that work and reach every single person. To do this, we are proactive about creating workplaces that work for every person at Valtech. Our goal is to create an equitable workplace which gives people from all backgrounds the support they need to thrive, grow and meet their goals (whatever they may be).

As part of this work, we’re sharing an optional anonymous survey with you after your application. This survey will help us better understand the people who apply to work at Valtech. It'll help us see how different demographics progress through our hiring process, and where we need to make improvements to give them a better chance of succeeding. If you choose to fill it out, all of the information you give us is:

  • Voluntary. And we've included a "prefer not to say" option for every question. It'd be helpful if you still fill out the survey even if you choose "prefer not to say" for every question, as it's useful for us to understand & record this. We won't know if you choose to fill this survey in or not
  • Anonymous to Valtech. We can't tie your responses to you and they won't make a difference to the outcome of your application. We'll only use grouped responses for equal opportunities monitoring in our hiring process

For more information on how we'll use this data, please read our candidate privacy notice.

By filling out the survey, you agree that we can use your responses for the purposes we've mentioned above.

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