Tech / Product

Front End Developer [Permanent/Contract] (Remote, UK-Based))

Remote   |   Full Time

Details:

Start Date: ASAP

Remuneration: £40-50k, dependent on experience/Day rate negotiable

Overview:

Do Nation is a small but well established B Corp running a high-impact and industry leading climate action platform. We’ve helped over 30,000 people to form healthy, environmentally friendly habits, and have a customer base ranging from innocent drinks and Fever Tree to Extreme E and PwC.

We’re looking for a Front End Developer to help us deliver a high impact collaborative project with Count Us In and the EU Climate Pact that’ll help drive individual climate action on a large scale.

Working as part of a passionate, fully remote and small but rapidly growing team you’ll use your extensive experience and skills to help us vastly improve the user experience of our platform within a short time frame.

This is an unusual opportunity to join a nimble, optimistic committed team at an exciting stage of rapid but organic and customer-fuelled growth. We’re fully remote, working to UK time zones.

Product Vision

We’re in a period of rapid scaling with our clients asking for more features everyday and a push to internationalise the site over the coming months to help spread our impact. Short and medium term priorities include:

Allowing greater feature customisation for our clients

Improving our internal tools to help the support team manage more clients

Working alongside our designer to modernise the Do Nation platform design

Internationalisation of the sites

Rewriting old Angular.JS functionality into React

Helping use build version 3 of our product, enabling a slicker, stickier, and more impactful user experience

You’ll be expected to...

Work directly with the founding Do Nation team to define features and the development roadmap

Implement features using the existing stack and adopting new technologies as required

Work well with other developers, product manager and client support teams

Actively advocate for best practices within the team and the codebase

Integrate with 3rd party APIs to provide additional functionality

Document code and processes

Participate in code reviews and pair programming

Help setup and configure front end infrastructure such as Webpack

We’re looking for someone with...

2+ years experience building and scaling production grade web applications

Extensive experience of working in React, Typescript, SCSS

Webpack and GraphQL knowledge would be useful

Django knowledge a bonus

Curiosity about new technologies but pragmatic about getting things done.

Comfortable operating in a rapidly changing environment

Experience working successfully in a distributed team

Excellent communication skills

Last but not least - you must be interested in and excited by the challenges and opportunities of sustainable living - this is our lifeblood

About Do Nation:

Do Nation is a small organisation aiming to have a big impact. We’re on a mission to help millions of people to take meaningful climate action, while helping them to form healthy, environmentally friendly habits, both at home and at work. We do this through an online platform where anyone can either make a pledge or run a campaign to raise pledges - pledges to do things like cycling to work, wasting less food, or switching to an ethical pension.

Over the last few years, demand for our services has increased rapidly, leading to a customer base ranging from innocent drinks to Siemens Plc. In 2020 we partnered with Count Us In to help launch an ambitious global project aiming to encourage 1 billion people to take meaningful climate action by 2030, and challenge leaders to deliver bold, global change. This partnership has created opportunities to work with a wide variety of stakeholders and support high profile organisations to drive climate action, ranging from The Earthshot Prize to Extreme E and the EU.

Despite these big names, we’re a small, nimble, and committed team who strongly believe in the potential of our unique model to create a wide scale, meaningful impact on one of the most important issues of our time, and we’re hungry to deliver on that.

This is an unusual opportunity to join a small founding team at an exciting stage of rapid customer-fuelled growth. While we are commercially focused, social impact is the fuel that drives us - and as such, we are proud to be a certified B Corp. We have an attractive employee benefits package, including training budgets, volunteering days, and slow travel policies.

We’re a fully remote team working across England, Scotland and France

Other benefits:

31 days holiday (+1 day for each year worked with us)

Climate Perks slow travel holiday bonus

Flexible work policy

Annual training budget

2 volunteer days / year

Regular personal coaching through MoreHappi

Pension contribution

Potential for equity through employee option scheme.

A note on diversity:

At Do Nation, we value diversity - of opinion, ethnicity, gender, religion, disability. and background amongst others. Given we’re all about engaging the population at large, it’s particularly important that our team understands and reflects the diversity of the population as far as is possible given our tiny size. We encourage applications from all corners of society, and are committed to building a culture of inclusion throughout the business.

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