Front End Developer

Who we’re looking for

We're currently seeking an experienced Front End Web Developer to come and join our web development team in Birmingham. We are a fast growing, creative E-commerce company looking to employ a number of web developers due to massive growth. Absolutely essential is website development experience in a range of programming languages. You’ll also need to be able to prioritise your workload to meet demand and client expectations, and be comfortable working in a fast-moving agency.

What you’ll be doing

Working across a number of clients from start-ups to international household brands, we're looking for someone to take on the task of maintaining sites, building new features and functionality, and implementing redesigns.

A typical day

There’s no such thing as a typical day in an agency like Eastside Co, which is why we all love it so much. But whatever you’re working on, you’ll be expected to:

  • Work across multiple projects
  • Work with the project management team to deliver client projects
  • Adapt quickly to strict requirements
  • Work well in a tight-knit team

Your skills

We’re looking for the best of the best to help us continue our growth. As standard, you’ll be able to show us evidence of the following:

  • Fluency in HTML, CSS, and Vanilla JS
  • Extensive JavaScript knowledge and experience - particularly the use of JS on ecommerce websites and/or platforms
  • Must have proven record working with Shopify stores and/or similar platforms
  • At least one year’s experience in a similar role - agency-side would be desirable but an in-house background is also sought after
  • Strong attention to detail, working to client specifications
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and balance workload to ensure timeframes are met for each team project
  • Working experience with cross-functional teams including project and account management, marketing, design and many more

The application process will include an assessment.

Desirable extras:

  • Ecommerce website experience
  • Familiarity working with Liquid (Shopify), Magento or similar ecommerce platforms

Company Benefits:

  • Opportunities for progression
  • Free breakfast and coffee!
  • Regular social activities, beer fridge, Foosball and loads more exciting perks
  • Brand new offices in Digbeth, Birmingham’s creative quarter
  • You’ll be specialising in a platform that is quickly becoming a world leader and working in an exciting, fast-moving industry
  • You’ll be working with prestigious clients from industries such as fashion, sport, technology and beauty
  • Out-of-hours projects frequently available

Please apply with your CV and a quick note explaining why you think you’d be the perfect fit for the job!

Strictly no recruitment agencies - unsolicited CVs will not be accepted from external agencies

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Work remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19

Salary: £27,000.00 to £32,000.00 /year

Why you should join us

When you join Eastside Co, you’ll become part of a vibrant, energetic team that thrives on delivering top-notch work for some seriously exciting brands. You will be given the freedom to express yourself, influence, flourish and succeed within an agency environment as a core part of our development team.

We offer an amazing working environment, in our brand new offices at the Custard Factory in the heart of Birmingham’s creative district.

We work hard and play hard, and you’ll enjoy lots of perks and benefits that you’d expect from working with a young, talented and rapidly growing agency.

If you are interested in joining this friendly, fun and highly motivated team then apply via jobs@eastsideco.com.