Frontend Developer

Berlin, Germany
Employee
IT / Software
Deadline: October 31, 2021

Who are we?

Vanilla Steel is a new digital B2B platform serving the European steel industry that is bringing data and innovation with the mission of simplifying how steel and other metals are traded today. We offer an e-auction platform where sellers list new material weekly and buyers can bid for it.

We are a team of passionate tech entrepreneurs that combine more than 50 years of digital experiences with a passion for solving existing challenges through digitization.

It is an exciting time to join Vanilla Steel as we recently raised financing from the best European VCs to grow our tech team to build a world-class product and we are looking for a Front-End Developer to join our core tech team. The role is based in Berlin.

We are looking for someone who is self-driven and ambitious, with a keen eye for design, and preferably with solid experience in frameworks like Html, css and JQuery but also with strong knowledge and talent in U/X, responsive design and screen design.

Tasks

What are your responsibilities?

As Front End Developer, you will be responsible for implementing visual elements that users see and interact with, ensuring alignment of web design, optimising web pages, among other duties.

  • Develop high-leverage user-facing features to optimize UX and conversion rates
  • Ensure responsive screen design
  • Provide high-quality graphics and visual elements.
  • Maintain and improve the company website.
  • Work closely with a small agile development team.

Requirements

What will you need to succeed in this role?

  • 4+ years Front-End development experience
  • You worked on at least one published project like a marketplace or platform
  • Proficiency with HTML/CSS, Javascript, Node.js, Web Components, PostgreSQL
  • Expert in using Docker, Git, Swagger
  • Test-driven development is not new
  • Solid experience working in an agile development environment, remotely and on-site
  • Passion for clean code.
  • Self-starter, able to deliver projects on time meeting high quality standards.
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in English; German language skills is a plus

Bonus Points

  • First experience with Golang and Kubernetes is a plus. If not, we teach you.
  • Experience in graphic software such as Adobe Suite, Photoshop, etc.
  • Knowledge of SEO principles.
  • Strong understanding of different software development practices, infrastructure, and how. each can help bring more value to customers.

Benefits

Job Perks/Benefits:

  • Unique opportunity to join a promising Berlin B2B start-up as an early employee
  • Work closely with an experienced Founder team
  • Unrivalled autonomy with flexible schedules and ownership
  • Open and fun shared working environment/culture
  • Office located in the heart of Berlin. Laptop assigned. Apple/Linux/Windows.
  • Competitive compensation with equity incentives
Updated: 2 weeks ago
Job ID: 3038873
About Vanilla Steel
Vanilla Steel is a new digital B2B platform serving the European steel industry that is bringing data and innovation with the mission of simplifying how steel and other metals are traded today. We are a team of passionate tech entrepreneurs that combine more than 50 years of digital experiences with a passion for solving existing challenges through digitization. It is an exciting time to join Vanilla Steel as we recently raised financing from the best European VCs to grow our team and expand our business.
2-10 employees
Information Technology (IT)
Zimmerstraße 90, Berlin, Germany
Zimmerstraße 90, Berlin, Germany
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Matthias Affeldt
Matthias Affeldt
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