As Senior Front End Developer, you will work closely with our designers to bring charming interfaces to life; ones that match people's mental model and present information in new, innovative, and creative ways.

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Waymate is a high-growth e-commerce business: backed by well-known investors and growing rapidly, we are the leading transport & travel startup in Europe on a mission to provide millions of people with products they love. You’ll be working with some of the most talented people in their fields. Waymate was the winner of the „1st Smart Mobility Challenge“ and was nominated as „European Startup of the Year“, „Best Travel Technology Solution“ and „Best Web App“ at various awards. You will be a key person in our “Global Growth Team”, creating an urban transit app that takes the hassle out of public transport. In cities all around the world. No more checking schedules for bus, train, tram or metro – or even taxi & car-sharing. You’ll help users finding all relevant options in their area, receiving and sharing real-time information about their trip and navigating easily to their destination. With hacker time and tailored professional development, you’ll grow alongside industry leaders while helping to shape the future of transportation.

JOB DESCRIPTION

You are in love with great web experiences. You are passionate with all aspects of front end development and always up-to-date with the latest techniques and optimizations. You want to create an easy to use interface with the perfect „look & feel“. Design means spirituality to you. As Senior Front End Developer, you will work closely with our designers to bring charming interfaces to life; ones that match people's mental model and present information in new, innovative, and creative ways. You have a strong focus on quality, accessibility and compatibility with everything you produce. You know the fundamentals of interaction and visual design and are able to apply them to create clear, usable layouts that provide a great experience across a range of devices. 

  • Build up our web experiences. You’ll work on the digital spirituality of the platform. You’ll create the face, look and smile of our product
  • Work closely with developers and designers to produce and maintain awesome interfaces across multiple browsers and devices
  • Create a holistic design approach as part of an overall engineering strategy across the platform
  • Translate and generate conceptual ideas with our design team, and experiment with new and unique approaches to how we display information
  • You’ll work very closely with our back end, product and community teams
  • Run experiments and benchmarks

You will be based at our awesome headquarters at Rosenthaler Platz in Berlin.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Expert knowledge of HTML, cross-browser and cross-device CSS
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented Javascript, and Javascript libraries including Backbone.js
  • An overwhelming desire to create the best web sites on the Internet
  • The ability to work collaboratively across disciplines (UX design, interaction design, strategy, code…)
  • A powerful intellectual curiosity & a strong sense of craftsmanship
  • A demonstrated ability to write clean, maintainable code and to solve problems creatively and rapidly
  • Demonstrable passion for new technologies and a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies
  • Incredible attention to detail…every pixel matters to you 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What we offer

  • An exciting opportunity working for one of the fastest growing international transportation startups
  • A position in a high-caliber Tech team and a steep personal development path
  • A great atmosphere in the Office
  • Attractive workplace in the heart of Berlin; you'll love the paddling-pool on our rooftop-terrace
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Starting immediately
  • Creating travel & transit solutions that will have global impact

Summary

We’re looking for doers and makers. People with a real passion for what they do, and a desire to change the travel industry, for the better. We have a great office space in the centre of Berlin’s “Silicon Allee” (incl. a pretty nice sun terrace with a paddling pool), an incredible team and a fascinating product with bags of potential. If that sounds like your kind of thing we want to hear from you right now! 

 

PLEASE APPLY VIA THIS LINK: https://www.smartrecruiters.com/Waymate/73933013-senior-front-end-developer

 

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