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Front End Developer - JavaScript, HTML, CSS

You will be working for viagogo as Front End Developer - JavaScript, HTML, CSS

vAs a Front-End Developer at viagogo, you’ll have the opportunity to turn concepts into reality, building new features that shape the experience of buying and selling tickets for millions of fans around the world.

viagogo is the world’s largest marketplace for tickets to live events. Our goal is to bring the widest selection of concert, sport, theatre, and festival tickets to every fan’s fingertips. With millions of happy customers from over one hundred different countries, we’re well on our way. We’ve made this possible by providing a safe and secure platform for fans to buy and sell tickets to live events anywhere in the world. It’s no wonder that hundreds of leading sports and entertainment brands have partnered with viagogo to help manage the resale market for their tickets, including Michael Jackson, Madonna, Manchester United, Chelsea FC, and Tomorrowland.

We’re looking for talented Front-End Developers who are motivated to turn innovative user experiences from concepts into reality. You’ll work with a team of talented designers and engineers and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role in defining how our website looks as well as how it works. You have an appreciation for beautiful design, but understand that to build the most effective user experience, feature compatibility is a must and speed is king. You’ll be on the front line in ensuring that we deliver a world-class experience to every user, regardless of location, language, device, browser, or bandwidth.

This position is located in our London office.

Responsibilities

  • Develop highly interactive and robust user-facing features across desktop and mobile web platforms
  • Work with talented designers to turn UI/UX concepts into reality while ensuring technical feasibility
  • Continually identify areas of opportunity to optimise client-side performance and scalability
  • Manage the complexity of a highly localised, cross-browser/device product by performing rigorous testing to ensure our products are up-to-standard before release
  • Build and maintain reusable code and libraries that can be leveraged by other engineers and designers
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, and other engineers and thrive on feedback, critique, and iteration

Qualifications

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Basic knowledge of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Basic knowledge of JavaScript and jQuery
  • Strong understanding of front-end performance tuning best practices and techniques
  • Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Strong understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
  • Extremely thorough, detail-oriented, and organised, with the ability to manage multiple parallel projects
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills to convey ideas in an effective manner

We’re on a mission to provide any ticket, to any fan, anywhere in the world. Come and find out how we’re changing the way people experience live events across the globe.

Who We Are Looking For

Passion for Front End Development and Technology - Strong JavaScript, HTML, CSS skills.

We love to meet with bright and enthusiastic developers - so we would look at junior to senior level developers to demonstrate the same enthusiasm and passion for tehcnology and development.

The Company

Why work for us:

We are passionate about our work and have a team of great people who love what they do every day. We leverage the latest technologies and deliver great results. We have an informal, no-nonsense culture that is growing fast and has big ambitions. This means there is always a lot of work to do and a developer’s contributions are only limited by their ability, creativity, and motivation.

About us:

viagogo is the world’s largest ticket marketplace with local language websites in nearly 50 countries. viagogo provides choice, convenience and consumer protection, so that people can buy and sell tickets for live events all over the world with confidence: · Our secure online marketplace has tickets to thousands of sports and entertainment events, even if they are sold out at the box office · We guarantee that buyers will get the tickets they paid for, in time for the event, or we will provide replacement tickets (or, in the rare cases where this is not possible, a full refund) · Our strict consumer controls have significantly reduced the amount of fraudulent tickets being resold · All tickets are delivered by a secure method, either electronically, by courier or at one of our pick-up points · We provide a high level of customer service, in six languages, seven days a week Nearly a hundred of the world’s leading sports and entertainment properties partner with viagogo to help them control and manage the resale market for their tickets.

The Job

Team/Dept: Web Development Team

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: Above Market Rates (DOE) plus 10% bonus + Holidays

Location

This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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Apply via email

To apply to this job please submit your CV and other requested documents to the email address below:

jobs.tech@viagogo.com

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