Frontend Developer (Hu)

At Rapport, we’re building a fast-growing team of brand evangelists, scientists, engineers, designers, and doers who are focused on creating a positive future for human-machine communication. We solve hard problems and hold ourselves and our tech to a higher standard. We bring to life the physical manifestation of a brand, putting a face to the name. We are not your average “animation company”. We tackle every project with unbridled enthusiasm, promising to deliver the best experience--whether that be for internal employees, or enterprise leaders, customers, and clients.

As the most advanced, and most natural way to interact with an animated AI or character, we continue to disrupt the traditional animation industry.

The Front End Developer will be supporting the development of our websites and web applications. The work you do will have a visible impact on the communication and entertainment industries.

Our ideal candidate is passionate about designing and developing highly scalable serverless solutions in the AWS cloud, with a knack for picking up new technologies quickly and identifying and implementing the most relevant ones.

Requirements

Essential Skills and Requirements:

Up to date knowledge of the main areas of the web
HTML (Web component)
CSS (preprocessor, animations, grid and flex layout)
JS (ES.Next)
In depth knowledge of tools built around JS ecosystem (Babel, ESLint, Webpack)
Understanding of at least one modern front-end framework (Vue.js, React, Angular)
Thorough understanding of Git
Ability to self-motivate and deliver on time
Experience collaborating and communicating effectively with a distributed team


Desirable Skills and Requirements:

Please note these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the role.

Experience developing SSR, SSG and SPA applications (knowledge of Nuxt.js)
Experience using Vuetify or other component libraries
Understanding of Strapi headless CMS
We are looking for a candidate with a thirst for knowledge, that is looking to grow their career in a fast-paced startup.

Benefits

This position will join an incredibly talented and diverse workforce as part of a pioneering and visionary technology start-up.

In return you can expect:

  • Annual holiday allowance - with additional time off over Christmas and New Year
  • £120 GBP to improve your home working - we provide the devices and tools required for your role, this is an additional budget used to make your home set up more comfortable
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Annual Learning and Development budget
  • Company retreats
  • Commuting and refreshments budget

Other info:
We are currently working remotely and interviews will take place via Zoom/Video call.

At Rapport we value our staff and treat everyone with respect and without discrimination. We are committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from a diverse and multicultural workforce.

Discrimination/harassment will never be tolerated. There will be no discrimination based on: race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, gender, marital domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, or veteran status. Above and beyond discrimination/harassment based on 'protected categories,' we also strive to prevent other, subtler forms of inappropriate behavior (e.g., stereotyping) from ever gaining a foothold in our team.

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