Front End Developer
||Competitive salary and benefits
Mountain Warehouse is currently going through a massive growth period with a large number of store openings yearly and growth in size by over 20% year on year. We are currently the No1 outdoor retailer in the UK and are constantly on the look out for ambitious and hardworking individuals to join our team. Our front-end development team of 3 is looking for another member to work alongside the team lead, Junior UX Developer and Designer.
What you'll be doing
-Improving the front-end of our e-Commerce sites www.mountainwarehouse.com and www.neon-sheep.com - more brands are likely in the future!
-Designing and building A/B tests.
-Pitching A/B tests that you think we should run.
-Building microsites, e.g. competitions and other promotions.
-Getting involved in improving our tech stack and applications.
-Providing UX development support to the teams who build our in-house tooling.
Our development team works in a loose Kanban style with priorities adjusted on a weekly basis. Changes are releases continuously throughout the week. You will work closely with the back-end development team and the eCommerce business team.
Technologies / activities you will be exposed to:
The more experience you have with these the better, but none of them are required and all can be trained on the job.
-ReactJS and Redux.
-Test driven development (Jest & Enzyme).
-npm, git and JIRA.
We would love to meet someone with
-2+ years’ commercial experience writing modern, semantic & accessible HTML, CSS / SASS.
-2+ years’ commercial experience of writing JS - either vanilla/jQuery supported or within a framework like ReactJS or Angular.
What's in it for you?
-We have regular learning days, lunch’n’learns, two hack events a year and a budget for training courses or conferences.
-The department is light on meetings and big on doing - we give you the time to complete your work to a high standard.
-As a privately-owned company we tend to be fast-moving, and as we’re profitable and growing we tend to be able to afford the tools and hardware we need.
-The IT department is over the road from the rest of head office. We have a large, modern open-space environment that’s been recently refurbished.
-It’s a sociable environment - the current team tend to go for lunch most days, the local pub is occupied by the company most Fridays, there are two big parties a year, etc.
-Competitive salary and benefits
-22 days holiday allowance with bank holidays, plus 1 day per year at the company
-50% staff discount & 25% for family and friends
-Training budget & access to training tools and classes
-Private medical cover
-Life Insurance (eligible after a probationary period)
-Travel season ticket loan (eligible after a probationary period)
-Cycle to work scheme (eligible after a probationary period)
-Childcare voucher scheme (eligible after a probationary period)
-Free Yoga and Pilates classes on site
-Fresh fruit daily
-Fully subsidised summer and Christmas parties
-Regular sample sales
At Mountain Warehouse we have been developing the very best outdoor gear for all the family since 1997.
Unlike other outdoor retailers, we don’t carry lots of different brands. In fact, almost all the products we sell through our stores and website are exclusive to Mountain Warehouse - you won’t find them anywhere else.
Why do we do this? Well, by designing our own top quality products and having them made to our exacting standards, we can cut out the middleman. So that means you get the exact same quality, but at significantly lower prices than you’ll find at other shops.
We have well located and well stocked stores where you and your family can get straightforward advice from our knowledgeable, friendly staff. In most of our stores you can even bring your dog in too! Everything we do is focused on serving our growing group of customers who like what we have to offer: the best gear, the best service and the best prices.
We would love it if you joined them.