Developers at Holiday Extras are always trying to push the boundaries and are challenged to use new tech to deliver amazing and market-leading results. We use modern web technologies on all our sites, and always strive to innovate in order to deliver the best experience for our users.
Our Learning Academy, quiet Lounge, supportive environment and focus on personal development, all help our team members grow and become experts in their field! Our fortnightly “Project Lounge” days give our developers the chance to work on something different, extend their knowledge, create something breathtaking or simply collaborate in a project to make a difference.
About the role…
We’re looking for an enthusiastic, talented Web Developer to help our team make the best customer-facing web pages, with page speed, technology and usability at the forefront of their mind.
You’ll have the opportunity to work on a range of front end frameworks, ranging from jQuery to React. You will be working on our AMP and SSG pages to provide a great user experience across multiple platforms. Building responsive mobile designs and optimising for mobile first indexing is how we work, always thinking mobile first. And you’ll be improving our engine functionality with iterations and improvements in most sprints, utilizing split-testing.
Our team must anticipate and react to changes in Google and work to deliver the web pages that perform ahead of the market. Problem-solving is key; identifying solutions and writing the best code for particular elements and pages of our sites. Getting your code live and making a difference straight away is what we’re all about!
What we’re looking for:
- Building mobile first in a responsive way
- HTML / CSS / LESS / SASS
- GitHub / BitBucket / SVN
- Great communication skills
- A level head in pressure situations
- A keenness to learn
- A friendly person with team spirit!
It’s great if you have experience in any of the following too:
- Working with React and NPM
- Server side languages, PHP or NodeJS
- Writing your own tests; Selenium / Mocha / Unit tests
- Comfortable within MVC / MVVM patterns
- Working in an agile, scrum team
- Using Jira or a similar work tracking system