Senior Front End Engineer - Fully Remote at PhotoShelter

📌 Cambridge Research Park, Cambridge, US 💲 £60,000 - £70,000 GBP 🏷️ Full Time 🕑 2022-09-27

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Senior Front End Engineer - Fully Remote

PhotoShelter is hiring a remote front-end engineer to help build our market leading digital asset management solutions that enable creative people to store, organise and share content, effortlessly and at scale.

We're looking for a self-starting, innovative and collaboration-oriented colleague to help us architect, build and improve large scale applications that our clients depend on daily.

We need someone with the enthusiasm and talent for creating solid, reliable, highly-polished UIs as we pride ourselves on the quality of our intuitive interfaces with a sharp, modern aesthetic.

We employ an iterative, product driven development method where everyone gets a say. We're agile and manage our work using a laid-back scrum process and encourage a lightweight, productive approach to development.

Now is a great time to join us with lots of new code to write; your opinion and expertise will be valued from day one.


Qualities and skills sought 

  • Solid technical experience building front-end solutions

  • A good fluency with a modern framework such as React, Angular or Vue, along with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript

  • An understanding of building complex single-page JavaScript apps

  • Knowledge of cross browser compatibility, including mobile browsers

  • Ability to gather requirements and design, code and test independently

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently as part of a diverse, distributed team

  • Comfortable working in a UNIX-based environment (e.g. Linux)

  • The ability to empathise with busy creatives, photographers, content creators

You may also bring - or like to gain within the role

  • OOP, memory management, data types, control flow and abstraction

  • Webpack and NPM

  • Upholding modern web accessibility standards

  • PolymerJS and web components

  • Server-side technologies (Go, PHP, Apache, PostgreSQL, Redis, Node.js) | server-side rendering tools (NextJS or Gatsby)

Our technology stack - we'll welcome your influence

React | Next.js | TypeScript | Node.js | Webpack | JavaScript | HTML5 | CSS3 | SASS| WebSockets | Web Components


Joining salary and benefits

  • £60,000 - £70,000 we're keeping an open mind

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Personal development plan that you can shape for related training/certifications/conferences

  • 25 days holiday + public holidays | flexible hours |free car parking at office, covered cycle racks | excellent coffee and tea | high end workstation

About us

PhotoShelter is a leader in visual media technology that helps photographers and creative teams work effortlessly and engage audiences instantly - all while maintaining the integrity of their content. Across our platform of SaaS products, we manage over 750 million visual assets for 80,000 professional photographers and over 1,200 large brands, including universities, pro sports teams, corporate and consumer brands, and leading nonprofits. We're built by and for creative people, and we’re committed to celebrating and supporting creative work.


Our values

We recognize that diverse viewpoints and experiences are essential to the success of our team. Alongside our commitment to photographers and creative teams, we in turn ensure that team members from all backgrounds are supported to grow creatively and professionally in their careers at PhotoShelter. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and are committed to providing all employees with a work environment that celebrates individuality and remains free from any form of discrimination and harassment. It’s not about our bottom line, it’s about the core values that drive us forward.


Hiring process: informal chat, do-at-home project, interview with team members, final chat with CTO then offer/outcome (all remote)


Location: fully remote within UK, or from our office in Cambridge Research Park, just outside Cambridge


Please note, we can only consider candidates that hold an established right to work in the UK


Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more:


0117 318 2447 |


RECRUITERS: PhotoShelter has selected techfolk as its exclusive recruitment partner for this position and cold calling or speculative applications are not welcomed.


You will be redirected to PhotoShelter's preferred application process.

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