Front-end developer

Location: Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands
Salary: €45000 - €58000 per annum + pension and more
Sectors: Development
Job Type: Permanent
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Front-end Engineer (Amsterdam)

We're looking for a senior frontend developer with proven JavaScript expertise who can transform Interaction & Visual Design into a fantastic User Experience. You are part of an Agile team working to realise eye-catching video applications for Smart TV, settop box, media player and game console. You are involved with all facets of the process, from pitch to Quality Assurance. Your input is appreciated on all fronts.

Your day as a front-end engineer

  • you collaborate with the design team and the lead engineer to decide on the choices to be made in order to achieve the User Experience that is appropriate for the goals of the project during the development process of applications, you continuously deliver builds for internal and external tests
  • using, amongst others, Jira, Slack, BaseCamp, Skype, Git and Scrum boards, you communicate with all stakeholders and you keep overview and control over projects
  • you provide clients with clear explanations on (interim) deliverables and translate their feedback into the next sprint
  • after the go-live, you monitor everything in collaboration with all parties concerned. What are the clients saying, the end users and the measuring systems? What points of improvement can be learned and implemented in the next release?

Who we are

We are a tech savvy agency and passionate about groundbreaking video applications. We've been enjoying ourselves at the forefront of the OTT and TV Everywhere Industry for over a decade, pioneering in Mobile, Connected TV and other emerging platforms. We partner with clients in media, entertainment and technology to craft amazing consumer experiences all over the world. Our bespoke design and development services are used by the likes of Disney, IBM, HBO, Samsung and many other leading businesses and brands. Founded in 2009 and rooted in digital, you can find our always growing team operating from our offices in Amsterdam, Budapest and Los Angeles.

We offer (amongst other things)

  • a full-time job (40 hours) at our office in Amsterdam (HQ)
  • starting September/October 2019
  • a competitive salary
  • 24 vacation days + (on average) 7 bank holidays
  • a pension scheme
  • the possibility of occasionally working from home
  • travel allowance (if eligible)
  • trips to our branch offices in Budapest and Los Angeles
  • opportunities and budget for additional training, events and seminars
  • an eye on your work-life balance
  • a company MacBook

And as a bonus you get

  • an open and informal atmosphere in our fantastic offices in Amsterdam, Budapest and Los Angeles
  • everyday a fresh and healthy lunch
  • a chance to do what you're good at and become good at what you do
  • after-work drinks and legendary excursions abroad
  • and last but not least: great co-worker professionals to game with in the office

The ideal front-end developer has

  • talent, ambition and passion
  • a relevant university-level education
  • 5+ years relevant work experience, preferably also in the digital media industry
  • expertise in JavaScript, HTML5, CSS and familiarity with AMD and Modular JS development
  • experience with JavaScript es6 / Typescript, React / Angular2 / Vue.js, Web pack and Single Page Applications
  • preferably experience with OTT, TV Everywhere, Video Streaming services
  • experience with NodeJS / NPM / Grunt, Coffee script, PHP, Ruby / Python, Xamarin or Phone Gap would be nice
  • strong communication skills, both spoken and written
  • a good command of the English language in a work setting Additional tech-info: - Tech stack: Atom, VS Code (or any other JavaScript IDE) / NPM / GIT - Processes: Differs per project, builds are mostly grunt and in general deployments are done by means of Git flow hooks and Jenkins (automated building/deployment scripts) - Testing standards / tooling: no specific tooling, on smart tv hardware this is complicated to effectuate

Are you feeling happy yet?

If you've got a big smile on your face after reading about starting to work here, and you think you've got what we're looking for, then send us your CV and motivation to j.paauw @ huxley.com or reply on my message.

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