Front-End Web Developer

Input Output | United Kingdom | All Time Zones
Fully remote | Full Time | 25 Sep, 2019

Vacancy description

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming to join the IOHK Agency Technical design team. This role is part of the IOHK Agency, the internal collective name for the teams involved in producing public-facing content, consisting of Marketing, Content, Design, Design Development, Communications and Media.

Wherever you decide to work, you will be supported by and be part of IOHKs remote work culture that emphasizes online communication via Trello, Slack, GitHub, Hangouts.

Responsibilities

  • Build reusable, well commented code and libraries for future use.
  • Optimize code for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Collaborate with other team members from all over the world
Skills & Requirements:
  • Expert skill in JavaScript / jQuery / AJAX / JSON
  • Working with JS libraries such as React
  • Modern JS (ES6) ecosystem knowledge such as NPM, NodeJS, JamStack
  • Static site knowledge, with Gatsby & Netlify CMS especially
  • Building mobile first in a responsive way
  • Expert skills in HTML / CSS / LESS / SASS
  • GitHub / Github Pages / BitBucket
  • Great communication skills
  • A level head in pressured situations
  • A keenness to learn and share your knowledge with the team
  • A friendly person with team spirit!

It’s great if you have experience in any of the following too:

  • Server-side languages, e.g. Ruby/PHP/Python
  • Writing your own tests; Selenium / Mocha / Unit tests
  • Comfortable within MVC / MVVM patterns
  • Using Jira, basecamp, trello or a similar work tracking system

We expect to see:

  • Experience of working with UX/Design teams as well as good understanding of design principles. Independent design skills and thinking would be beneficial.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser and cross-device compatibility issues and how to build responsive interface
  • Good understanding of SEO principles
  • Basic knowledge of image and design editing tools e.g. Sketch, Photoshop, Zeplin etc
  • Unafraid of working to deadlines and handling change
  • Completion of a relevant degree such as Computer Science or Software Engineering

When you apply… Please include an up-to-date resume. We also strongly encourage you to include a cover letter explaining why you’re interested in working at IOHK along with links to your portfolio.

Desired skills

AJAX
JavaScript
jQuery
JSON
Node.js
React

Input Output HK is a research and development company and industry leader in the fields of cryptography and distributed systems. Since the company was founded in 2014 it has pioneered new territory in blockchain research, advancing industry knowledge with the work produced by its global team of cryptographers and researchers. A growing network of academic partnerships supports its research and the Blockchain Technology Laboratory at the University of Edinburgh serves as the global headquarters for its university collaborations.

With its twin pillars of research and development, Input Output aims to shorten the time between academic research and its application in industry, while supporting the education of students who will contribute to the future of the area. All the work Input Output produces is open source and patent-free.

The company is incorporated in Hong Kong and has a global presence, with now about 70 workers based around the world, including in Japan; the US, the UK, Russia; Latvia; Ukraine and Argentina.

Front-End Web Developer

Input Output | United Kingdom | All Time Zones
Fully remote | Full Time | 25 Sep, 2019