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Are You Our New Frontend Developer?

Are you passionate about frontend technology? Can you develop modern websites and web applications for large UK-based and international companies in VueJS, NodeJS, SPA and perhaps even TypeScript?

A part of the team

Novicell is a full-service digital consultancy. We are about 30 good people in our London office, and you will also have over 300 great colleagues across 8 offices in 5 countries. Our offices are in London, Barcelona, Madrid, Amsterdam, Aarhus (Denmark), Copenhagen and Oslo. 

Your day-to-day tasks

Your day-to-day tasks will involve working closely together with talented developers and designers to:

  • Implement responsive and adaptive designs in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Implement websites and web applications in VueJS, NuxtJS and Umbraco
  • Test websites and improve their performance
  • Work closely together with our creative designers implementing unique online experiences with parallaxing effects, animations and more
  • Participate in the architecture and development of larger web solutions

Salary & benefits

Salary

Competitive.

Location

We’ve moved to a shiny, spacious new office in Shoreditch where you will be based. Flexible working arrangements are in place across the organisation to ensure our employees are happy and productive.  

Benefits

  • 7.5-hour workdays. As near to zero overtime as we (and you) can manage 
  • Private health insurance (with access to private GP/Nurse) 
  • "Study abroad" trips to Denmark, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden or Norway 
  • Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve as days off on top of your statutory allowance 
  • Annual summer company get-together in Denmark 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Serviced office with free fruit, snacks, coffee, beer, and all the trimmings 
  • Excellent training and CPD opportunities 

About you

It is a prerequisite that you have practical experience in frontend development with setting up HTML and CSS, working closely together with designers. We expect:

  • You have worked with JavaScript, HTML and CSS for 2-3 years
  • You have practical experience implementing responsive web design
  • You have worked with legacy browsers, and know quirks to look out for
  • You have worked with CSS precompilers or postprocessors. We use PostCSS
  • You are familiar with CSS architecture patterns like BEM and SOLID

It would be great if you also know about:

  • Implementing in CMS, such as Umbraco, Sitecore, Drupal or similar
  • Component libraries
  • WebPack and NodeJS
  • VueJS, and NuxtJS
  • What is considered good user interface and user experience

Your education isn't as important as your years of practical experience. We are looking for a frontend developer who can be a part of a growing development team in London, and who can help us push the team's capabilities. We see your profile as:

  • You are ambitious and keep yourself updated with trends and technologies within frontend development
  • You like to dig into things, but at the same time have a good sense for teamwork with your colleagues and clients
  • You have a keen eye for good user experience
  • You take professional pride in your work, and aren't afraid of pushing back when confronted with bad practice
  • You are self-driven, take ownership of assigned tasks, and make sure that when you take upon the task, you follow through
  • You participate in sharing new findings and insights in the team, and across our offices

Your profile

The process

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Screening call (15-20 minutes, online)

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Interview (1 hour, online or in-person)

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Technical test (1-2 hours) & personality profile (20 minutes)

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Second interview and technical test review (1 hour, in-person)

Life at Novicell

Our roots are in Denmark, and we have kept some of the best of Danish culture. Novicell’s motto is ‘Flink & Flittig’ which is Danish for ‘Kind & Diligent’ - this is what we always rely on to define our way of doing things. Our culture is focused on spending time together, whilst ensuring that we work hard and deliver the best results possible.

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Practical information

Application deadline: as soon as we find the right candidate. Start date: as soon as you're able to do so. Apply by sending a cover letter and CV to careers@novicell.co.uk. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our Head of People and Culture, Oliver on careers@novicell.co.uk.