Front End Developer

Posted 4 days ago by Airship Services Ltd

£30,000 - £40,000/annum

Airship have an exciting opportunity for a Front End Developer to join their team.

Location: Remote (UK) + Park Hill, Sheffield (5 mins walk from the train station)

Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 depending on experience

Job Type: Full-time – Permanent

Holidays: 20 days holiday + all bank holidays + an extra day holiday for each year worked

Who are we?

Airship is an established SaaS (software as a service) company based in Sheffield. We have

two products that serve the best and most exciting brands in the UK hospitality industry - think

Revolution, Byron, The Alchemist, Leon, Turtle Bay, Franco Manca, Zizzi and many more.

We’re looking for a Front End Developer to join our engineering team. The position is

remote-first and we’re open to some flexible working, so you’re not tied to the office.

Our development team are proud to be the 2021 winners of the UK Dev Awards “Best Dev

Team of the Year”, and we are looking to welcome someone aboard to help strengthen our

team even further.

Front End Developer - The Role:

Your role will kick off with mastering our overall product architectures, shadowing other

developers and learning the ropes. You’ll immediately drop into our sprint kick-offs and

stand-ups so you have exposure to our processes and learn how we work and who we are.

Once you’ve found your feet and know your way around our products, you’ll start

collaborating and brainstorming solutions with our Chief Experience Officer (CXO), Head of

Product and Head of Engineering, plus the rest of the development team.

You’ll help to modernise the front end of our older product while taking full advantage of our

newer PWA’s codebase and component libraries to quickly prototype, iterate and release new

features, working alongside other developers.

Bugs are bugs, and we’re not immune to them either. You’ll be quality-focussed, squashing

the critical ones as they arise, assisting the customer success team with troubleshooting

where necessary.

Front End Developer About You:

You’ll love creating and coding front-end progressive web apps with meticulous attention to

user-experience and detail. You’ll have a pixel-perfect eye for design and brand consistency

along with the ability to maintain great user-experience across all devices and screen sizes.

You’ll also care deeply about learning your craft as well as contributing to the success of our

products. You’ll no doubt have some of your own personal and professional projects under

your belt to show off your technical interests and proven track record, and probably be

somewhat obsessed with writing readable, secure, accessible, testable, standards-compliant


Our engineering team generally works on web based applications, so you’ll need to be very

familiar with HTML, CSS and Javascript. Experience in NodeJS, Laravel, Vue.js or React would

be useful too. You will also be very familiar with APIs, including REST and GraphQL. You’ll

have a good understanding of building component libraries that can be used to quickly build

interfaces that are consistently on-brand.

A graduate degree is not a necessity. We welcome applications from self-taught developers

and graduates alike.

Benefits & culture

- We work (global pandemics-aside) from our custom fitted out offices in the iconic Park Hill,

right next to Sheffield Train station. We have views over the city, green spaces front and back

and plenty of space

- We equip everyone with a Macbook as standard (but if you’d rather work on something else,

we won’t force you!)

- There is an EMI share options scheme in place for employees, so our gain is your gain too

- We are very open to flexible and remote working, so if you’re interested but not able to work

in the office everyday, you can work remotely instead and we can meet up now and again for

some team contact days (for this reason, we’d prefer if you were somewhere in the UK)

To submit your CV for this exciting Front End Developer opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now.

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