Senior Front End Developer

08 Aug 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Packt are looking to hire a Senior Web Developer with experience of using Angular.JS, HTML5 and CSS3, to build out our global E-commerce site and internal toolsets. Strong JavaScript, experience of building platforms would make you stand out for this role within this new team. The Senior Web Developer will be part of our growing development team, scaling up our capability to build new features fast and reliably.

We want someone who lights up at terms like Semantic HTML, Separation of Concerns, Continuous Delivery, Dev Ops, to name a few. Someone who probably has a Raspberry Pi or other personal tech projects - we'd like to view your GitHub profile.

At Packt Publishing, we have a strong e-commerce site serving millions of users purchasing high-quality tech publications. We have recently launched an online Skills Management Platform called Mapt which presents the right content to the user to help them with their learning journey.


- Building front-end HTML, CSS (SASS) and JavaScript (AngularJS + others).
- Building middle-tier microservices (Node.js).
- Working with Product Managers to design and prototype features.
- Integrating with on-site and local off-site teams for a continuous delivery workflow. This will involve: - Peer-reviewing other developer's code.
- Source-control and JIRA Agile workflows.

- Mobile experience would be advantageous in either a web platform or native mobile app

Our Birmingham office benefits from a great central location, with excellent transport links that reach far and wide, giving you great choice in places to visit and places to live.

We work in an open plan environment, and have a fun, friendly and sociable culture full of a team of motivated people. Our company strives to be creative and is always looking for innovative ways of growing.

Our benefits include:

- 25 days basic annual leave (plus bank holidays)
- 10% Employer Pension Contribution
- Casual Dress code
- Flexible Working Hours
- Childcare Vouchers scheme
- Bikes 4 work scheme
- Friday Beer Fridge
- Social Events

If you are an experienced front end web developer with JavaScript, HTML, CSS and Angular we look forward to receiving your CV