Front-end Javascript Developer - London (E14)

New Route Recruitment
Shoreditch, London
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Front-end Javascript Developer

London (E14)

Salary from £35k - £55k and equity negotiable based on experience

My client is revolutionising trade finance through blockchain technology and are now looking to grow the team.

They are a young start up, around since 2015, and they have developed an exciting and industry-changing solution to a problem many SMEs that work in big supply chains face: cash flow and trade finance. Their solution is a portal that SMEs, large corporates and financiers can access to help with this funding gap by utilising blockchain technology.

They have developed an award-winning product and now want to tweak the product and further develop their portal based on user feedback.

They are looking for someone who:

  • Wants to build an industry-changing blockchain product
  • Can take ownership from the word-go and work with minimal guidance
  • Ideally has experience of building enterprise applications in Financial Services
  • Has experience and a proven track record building beautiful and powerful single-page apps

The Details

  • Immediate start but we’ll wait for the right person
  • £35k-£55k & equity negotiable based on experience
  • The position is based in Shoreditch with some travel required
  • They offer flexi-time but cannot offer remote work


  • Communicate with designers and back-end developers to produce performant, well-written user interface projects with great UX
  • Work with the technical and commercial team to make technical decisions and consolidate product delivery
  • Primarily, to deliver the product to a number of clients ranging from SMEs to large corporates

Required Experience

  • Min. 4 years experience with JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS3 (existing projects on GitHub or elsewhere)
  • Has experience of web paradigms such as REST, WebSockets
  • Linux command line
  • Good knowledge of modern JavaScript (ES6+) without frameworks
  • Build and automation tools such as Gulp & Webpack
  • Excellent knowledge of browser networking, performance and the latest DOM APIs
  • Good knowledge and experience writing large/complex CSS, with pre-processors
  • Experience with React (or Vue) and Flux architecture

Desired experience

  • Experience building complex UIs for Financial Services industry
  • Server-side Node.js experience
  • Experience in distributed ledgers, decentralized applications and blockchain platforms such as Ethereum and Hyperledger