Senior Front End Developer

Description

OUR MISSION

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of nearly 200 people is dedicated to enhancing and developing the Depop experience to serve the needs of our global community.

We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in New York and LA, and have more than 15 million registered users in 147 countries.

We have a prime position in the UK where we estimate 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered. We are experiencing rapid growth (300% over two years) in the US; recently entering the top 25 shopping apps (the only European player to do so).

And we’re just getting started.

THE OPPORTUNITY

We’re looking for an experienced Front End Engineer to help bring the unique Depop experience to new and existing users.

Having a strong web presence is key to the growth of Depop’s service. As an integral member of the team, you will be part of developing a strong base on which to build new features that will have significant impact on the lives of the people that use Depop. The Engineering team have lots of challenging and exciting plans for 2019 to shape the core functionality of our platform.

This is a key role in the successful growth of our product towards a leader in community-driven fashion.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Collaboration across teams is a key ingredient to the success of Depop. We have an open source culture where you are encouraged to be self sufficient in problem-solving, whether that be by seeking out the right people or having a go at writing the pull request yourself. As a key member of the web team your responsibilities will include:

  • Development of robust, future-proof & scalable products and services
  • Ensuring high quality coding standards
  • Working in a fast paced, cross functional environment to solve problems and raise the bar within the web team and Depop
  • Working in Agile frameworks with a high level of collaboration
  • Helping to up-skill junior team members

Requirements

  • Significant Web Development experience in a product-driven business
  • Strong Javascript skills (exposure to React a bonus)
  • Experience developing and managing RESTful API (Node + Express).
  • Have good knowledge of writing testable code

Who you are

  • You’re passionate about all things web
  • You enjoy learning new technologies
  • The code you write is clean, reusable and properly tested
  • You care about the users and providing the best experience for them
  • You enjoy working closely with the Design and UX teams in a collaborative approach

Benefits

Development at Depop

We want to give our engineers the opportunity to learn and grow at Depop. So if you're keen to gain experience in another language or new area of engineering we can make it happen as part of your career journey with us. Depop offers the opportunity to work with such a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about.

There are perks of course. We have 25 days holiday with options to buy/sell more, UK pension scheme , healthy snacks in the kitchen, finish early Fridays, team nights out, yoga, meditation and more. We also run regular internal programming meet-ups (with pizza!) and external meet-ups.

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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