Front-End Engineer - Internal Apps

IT Porto, Porto


Who we are

Farfetch is unlike anything in the world of fashion and technology.

Our mission: to revolutionize the way the world shops.

To do it, we need innovators. People who challenge convention and dare to dream.

We’ve gone from a start-up to a billion dollar business. But we’re not done yet. Far from it.

Be bold.

Be brilliant.

Together, we can be extraordinary

We have rapidly grown into a truly global company since our launch in 2008 and we’re continuing to grow. Our family now includes partner boutiques and brands across Europe, North and South America and Asia; we demonstrate our ‘Think Global’ value in everything we do.

We are a global team of over 1,500 people and have offices based in London, New York, L.A., Porto, Guimaraes, Lisbon, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Moscow, Hong Kong & Tokyo.

We are a company with an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative culture. We are positive, passionate and live our values: Be Human, Be Brilliant, Todos Juntos, Be Revolutionary, Think Global and Amaze Customers day to day.

The Team:

Our world class Technology team is at the core of what we do- they both help support the running of the current business as well as explore new and exciting technologies that keep Farfetch truly revolutionizing the industry. Split across 3 main offices- London, Porto and Lisbon, the tech hub is the fastest growing team working across all touchpoints, Web, Mobile and Instore. The teams are committed into turning the company into the leading multi-channel platform and are constantly looking for brilliant people who can help be part of the experience.

The Role:

We are looking for a front-end engineer who is motivated to build world-class web interfaces using top notch front-end technology. You will be working on a very friendly and relaxed environment and be part of a well-motivated, talented and growing team. If you love to learn, if you are willing to share knowledge and would love to be part of the building process to reach the top, using the latest technology stack and having fun doing it, this is an opportunity you can’t miss.

What You’ll do:

  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use;
  • Build responsive solutions;
  • Implement front-end frameworks like React/Redux;
  • Be the future of accessible web interfaces;
  • Expand our components library to micromanage experiences;
  • Deeply catered personalization of the customer's experience.

Who You Are:

  • Expert in JavaScript;
  • Experienced in HTML/CSS;
  • Experience in TypeScript / SASS / React / Gulp / Node is a plus;
  • Experience in MVC Razor is a plus;
  • Passionate about clean and well-documented code;
  • Focused on fully tested and performant code;
  • Be aware of browser quirks and compatibility issues;
  • You want to learn React or a similar JavaScript framework (Vue, Angular, Ember, etc.).

We love hearing from you and want you to be as ambitious as we are, but before applying please ask yourself the following…

  •    Is this role a good match for me and my long term goals? We want to really know why you have chosen this career.
  •    Do I have all the skills and experience required for this role? Be realistic. We will only consider applications that demonstrate relevant skills or the potential to match the role requirements.
  •    Spell Check. As simple as it sounds make sure your application is to the highest standard. You will be surprised at how many applications we receive with spelling mistakes on them.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships