Front End Developer

London (Greater)
12 Oct 2018
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Hello, we’re Cornerstone

We sell our own high-quality range of grooming, wellbeing and dental products on a flexible, regular subscription at Having started from our founder’s kitchen table a few years ago with a £5,000 loan, we now have 170,000 subscribers around the UK and a team of 30 in our London HQ.

Interview process

Application with your CV and a brief email introducing yourself and your relevant experience.
Phone/Skype interview
A task to complete from home
Face-to-face interview with members of the Product & Tech teams
Face-to-face chat with our founder Ollie

Please note that we will not consider applications without a brief cover letter – we wouldn’t want you to miss out, so do make sure to include a few lines to be considered.

On inclusivity

We’re building a working environment and recruitment process that is open to all sections of society. We’re committed to providing equal opportunities for employment regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, disability, family structure, socio-economic status, age, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis (it's the law, but it also matters to us).
If you have a disability, caring duties, or any other additional need that require considerations, accommodation or adjustments to our role or recruitment process, please do let us know. And if you have suggestions on how we could improve, we’d really like to hear from you.

The role

We're looking for someone to join our 7 person strong development team, help us write excellent code, build lots of new features and support our platform through constant growth.

Develop new user-facing features
Build reusable code and utilities for future use
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX
Write readable and maintainable code
Develop scalable solutions
Review code written by peers
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders

Your skills

Great understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Good understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms
Good understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks
Good understanding of writing unit and integration tests
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
Proficient understanding of Git
Good understanding of Accessibility principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them
Ideally UX design experience

Tech stack

The role is for front end, working on a client facing web app. The app is divided into a back end that serves a REST api, and a web front end written in JS, using the following tools:
Node (with ExpressJS)
React Router
We value and work on a TDD approach, supported by the following tools:
Jest (unit tests)
Cypress (integration tests)
We use Mac computers, our stack runs on AWS, we use a continuous integration server with unit tests running before each deployment. We create and review PRs before changes are merged and deployed.

Package & Benefits

Competitive salary
Company pension
Company share options
Flexible working
Apple laptop
25 days holiday + Bank Holidays
£250 credit per year on our products (free shaving - yay)
1 paid day per year to volunteer with a charity of your choice
Personal learning and development budget of £750 per year
A great office in London Bridge/ Borough, filled with snacks and drinks
Shower and a Cycle to Work scheme
Regular team lunches and fun nights out

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