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Front-end Developer

Plotbox

Plotbox

Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

PlotBox is seeking to hire an experienced Front End Developer who is ready to step up and help enhance the PlotBox product. Working on the Development team, you will play a crucial role in delivering appealing and seamless product enhancements in a fast-paced, agile environment.

As a Front End Developer, you will work closely with the UX/UI team and be responsible for creating an engaging and user-friendly experience by translating design mockups and wireframes into functional components, ensuring a seamless and visually appealing user experience.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for delivering pre-agreed activities within each sprint which will involve:

  • Design and develop software using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Implement user-friendly interfaces using modern frontend frameworks
  • Collaborate with team members on project requirements, planning, and deployment.
  • Ensure the alignment of design and development goals to achieve a visually appealing and functional end product.
  • Ensure that all development work adheres to internal style guide
  • Contribute to quality assurance by developing automated tests and conducting code reviews.
  • Ensure that all development work adheres to internal style guide
  • Implement web accessibility standards (WCAG and ADA Guidelines) to ensure that web applications are usable by individuals with disabilities.
  • Build an understanding and, over time, a strong working knowledge of the PlotBox Product
  • Stay updated on the latest front-end development trends, technologies, and best practices to enhance skills and bring innovation to projects

What we are looking for :

  • 2+ yrs Proven experience as a Front End Developer or similar role.
  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.
  • Experience working with JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as Vue.js, React, or Angular.
  • Familiarity with CSS frameworks such as Bulma, Bootstrap, or Foundation, and the ability to use them effectively to maintain design consistency.
  • Strong understanding of responsive web design principles and techniques, with a focus on maintaining design consistency across devices.
  • Experience using version control systems such as Git.
  • Experience working closely with UI/UX designers to translate design mockups and wireframes into functional components.

Desirable Experience - It’s not a deal breaker, but ideally you will have:

  • Experience with back-end programming languages (PHP, Java, C#)
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Jest, Jasmine or Vitest.
  • Familiar with WCAG and ADA Guidelines
  • Experience in a consumer-facing business - evaluating and implementing innovative solutions for a broad market audience.


Company Summary

PlotBox is the innovative cloud-based deathcare management solution that enables cemeteries, crematories and funeral homes to serve their families in the best way possible. We are very clear on our mission; to take away some of the pain for families dealing with death and those who serve them, and provide our customers with more time for what matters.

Headquartered in Northern Ireland, with offices in the United States and Australia, our growing, 90-strong multidisciplinary team of experts provides our partners with the same professional levels of service, support and satisfaction across the globe. We live and breathe our core values – Tenacity, Teamwork and Trust.

We have a passion for tech and innovation, actively exploiting new and cutting-edge tools and technologies to enhance our product and skillset. We actively promote from within and our dynamic scale up culture ensures that proactivity and initiative are rewarded with excellent career opportunities, progression and mobility.

How would our team describe life at PlotBox? When asked to describe our company, they use words such as: ‘fun, respect, care, team spirit, family feel, trust, happy, listen, sense of accomplishment, flexibility, development’.

We are proud that, for the third year running, we have received our Great Place to Work® Certification and have placed in the Top Ten UK’s Best Workplaces™ 2023 Medium Organisations. This follows our top ten ranking on the 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ in Tech list, as well as being named one of the 2022 UK’s Best Workplaces™ For Women, and one of the 2022 UK's Best Workplaces™ for Wellbeing.

Our staff have told us loud and clear that they love working for PlotBox; from the relaxed working environment to feeling truly valued in their roles. In addition, our purpose-driven mission and the sense of pride in doing what we do - to ultimately lessen people’s pain at the most difficult time of their lives - means a lot to our team.

Benefits Offered by PlotBox

Our headquarters are ideally placed in the beautiful and scenic countryside location around Ballymena, along with other office locations in the USA and Australia. We are constantly increasing our list of benefits which currently include:

  • Investment in employee growth, and opportunity for development
  • Regular wellbeing initiatives and health cash plans
  • Safe and supportive culture; we foster continuous improvement in all aspects of work
  • Career mobility and progression
  • Regular travel opportunities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid Working - between office and home locations
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance
  • Active social and charity committee - lots of social events throughout the year
  • Office perks: fridge and larder fully stocked with unlimited drinks and snacks
  • Free Parking