Senior Front-end Engineer

UI Development Porto, Porto


Description

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 to 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 want to continue creating a world-class engineering group that not only supports our business growth (through speed, quality, and consistency in delivery) but is also a source of engineering innovation whilst providing an exciting working environment for the team.

As a Front-end Engineer, you will be working in 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:               

  • Evolve our Universal React/Redux front end;
  • 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 HTML/CSS knowledge;
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript;
  • Passionate about clean and well-documented code;
  • Focused on semantic and performant code;
  • Deep awareness of browser quirks and compatibility issues;
  • Experienced with SASS, PostCSS or similar CSS processors;
  • Curious about SEO, semantic markup, and accessibility;
  • Interested in Universal/Isomorphic JavaScript;
  • You want to learn React or a similar JavaScript framework (Vue, Angular, Ember, etc.);
  • Passionate about solving large-scale engineering challenges;
  • Eagerness to learn and share knowledge.

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 of 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.