Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly

Employment type
Contract

hedgehog lab is a global technology consultancy and we are on a growth trajectory. We are looking for Web Developers who can help us deliver great products & digital solutions to our customers across the globe.

While we have always been about premium digital experiences, to deliver the ambitious product roadmaps of our current customers (who consist of some of the biggest FTSE 100 & Fortune 500 companies) we need to take our skills & the team to the next level to deliver a world-class service. We would love for you to come on that journey and help us do some award-winning work.

Why hedgehog lab?

  • Ranked #1 globally for mobile app development on Clutch
  • We work with clients of all sizes, from startups to FTSE 100 companies across a range of sectors. If you want to build your portfolio, this is the place to do it. Check out some of our past client work here.
  • A transparent and open company culture based on trust, where politics is shunned and everyone works as a team.
  • Our People are our greatest asset, and we are so proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work, as rated by 91% of our business.
  • We’re a fully Flexified Employer, certified by Flexa. We know a one size fits all approach doesn’t work for everyone, we work with our employees to establish a model that benefits both parties.

Responsibilities

The Opportunity

  • Full-time, permanent React JS Engineer working on frontend web applications
  • Interpret client requirements and suggest development approaches
  • Recognise problems and be able to arrive at a solution either independently, or with other colleagues
  • Participate in agile ceremonies such as sprint planning meetings (or be prepared to learn)
  • Work with design and UX colleagues to successfully implement app designs
  • Contribute to the continual development of our internal development processes
  • Assist with the technical architecture and approach for projects
  • Contribute to the estimation of time and delivery of projects

Must have requirements

  • Essential: 2+ years commercial experience with React JS
  • Essential: Comfortable with latest HTML5 and CSS3 methods, including flexbox and css grid; Object Oriented CSS using and atomic approach leveraged with SASS and BEM; Framework experience, Foundation preferred but experience with other, eg Bootstrap etc is acceptable
  • Desirable: experience of working with Storybook, REST API or GraphQL
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest features of React including Hooks and Context API
  • An understanding of and experience using the latest features of JS / ECMAScript
  • Good understanding of accessibility and how to implement into a web app ensuring the web is accessible for all
  • An aptitude and openness to learning new skills and technologies
  • Strong opinions on what goes into making a good react web application
  • A solid understanding of networks, HTTP, RESTful APIs and how a web app consumes them
  • Experience with, or a willingness to extend your skills in unit testing
  • Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, and other supporting systems
  • An understanding of SCRUM/agile methodologies
  • Links that showcase your recent projects

Nice to have

  • Essential: 2+ years commercial experience with React JS
  • Essential: Comfortable with latest HTML5 and CSS3 methods, including flexbox and css grid; Object Oriented CSS using and atomic approach leveraged with SASS and BEM; Framework experience, Foundation preferred but experience with other, eg Bootstrap etc is acceptable
  • Desirable: experience of working with Storybook, REST API or GraphQL
  • Up to date knowledge of the latest features of React including Hooks and Context API
  • An understanding of and experience using the latest features of JS / ECMAScript
  • Good understanding of accessibility and how to implement into a web app ensuring the web is accessible for all
  • An aptitude and openness to learning new skills and technologies
  • Strong opinions on what goes into making a good react web application
  • A solid understanding of networks, HTTP, RESTful APIs and how a web app consumes them
  • Experience with, or a willingness to extend your skills in unit testing
  • Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, and other supporting systems
  • An understanding of SCRUM/agile methodologies
  • Links that showcase your recent projects

We offer

  • Unlimited holidays. While we count paid leave, it's not metered.
  • Flexible working environment (flexi-time, hybrid working environment).
  • An enhanced maternity policy.
  • A transparent and open company culture where politics is shunned and everyone works as a team.
  • Annual Learning & Development budget inclusive of 4 L&D days.
  • Annual personal Wellbeing budget inclusive of 2 wellbeing days.
  • Access to free therapy sessions and financial wellbeing services.

Diversity & Inclusion Statement

At hedgehog lab, our team is our greatest asset.

We believe that having diversity within our team is integral to doing our best work and creating the most innovative products for our customers. We will continue to foster an inclusive culture at the lab where everyone can be their authentic selves and thrive.

We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to our roles and we don’t discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, genetics, disability or age.

If you require any adjustments to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview then please contact Holly Orange, Talent Acquisition Advisor, at holly.orange@hedgehoglaab.com

We are a family friendly employer with a culture based on trust, autonomy and flexibility. We are always learning and our policies and processes are ever evolving to make sure that they’re in line with this statement.

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Remote-first

Fully flexible hours

Dog friendly