Frontend Developer
Bath
My colleagues in the Digital Team at Play Sport Group are some of the most talented and knowledgeable people I have ever met, so working with them every day is an education. It doesn't matter how much experience or knowledge you think you have, there's always something to learn from such talented people.
Rob P
iOS Developer
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Frontend Developer
Bath
Permanent

Are you an experienced Frontend Developer looking for a role working on exciting products, with modern technologies? If so, Play Sports Network’s Frontend Developer role may be what you are looking for.

We’re looking for a Frontend Developer to work on a variety of products built in React. You’ll be working closely with our backend team, product managers and designers to translate designs & prototypes into high quality, living, breathing experiences for our users.

You’ll have the opportunity to influence the direction and technologies of the web version of our app, whilst also gaining experience in new technologies. You’ll work with Product Owners and the Technical Lead to prioritise the Frontend workload based on business needs and goals.



Key Responsibilities: 

  • Translating designs and prototypes into high-quality code.
  • Collaborate with UX/UI designers to improve usability and accessibility.
  • Use modern web technologies and frameworks to develop our Frontend platforms, components, and libraries. We use Typescript, React, and Redux.
  • Implement new features, optimisations, and improvements.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders to ensure that the frontend of our web products are up to date and in line with business priorities. You'll be managing their expdectations, internally and externally.  
  • Resolving bugs, and working with the QA team and designers to maintain a high quality experience for our users.
  • Collaborating with the Technical Lead, CTO and Product Owners to ensure the quality of the code for our products is exceptional. 

Skills, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Experience writing scalable JavaScript.
  • Skilled writing HTML / CSS and responsive sites.
  • Experience with frontend frameworks such as React and / or Angular. 
  • Experience working on applications with a serverless database. Firebase would be preferred, but isn't essential.
  • Developer mentoring skills and coaching experience.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs.
  • Experience using REST and GraphQL would be preferred. 
  • Ideally, you'll have experience working in an agile environment.
  • It would be beneficial if you have knowledge of the cycling industry, but this isn’t essential.
  • Experience or interest in developing your vue.js framework skills would be an added benefit.
  • Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Redux) would be preferred, but isn't essential.

To read more about careers at Play Sports Network, please click here. We also recommend that you take a look at our eCommerce sites and GCN App (available on the iOS and Android App Stores), to get a feel for the products this role will be working on.