Prins Bernhardplein 173
1097BL Amsterdam

FD Mediagroep Recruitment

Javascript Developer & UX/UI Designer

Are you a creative Javascript Developer with UX/UI designing affinity that gets excited from creating new ways to browse, search, and visualise vast sets of structured data? Do you see it as your mission to ensure users get “big data insights” in the most convenient way? Then we are looking for you!

Working at an innovative, dynamic and fun data company and are part of the FD Mediagroep and market leader in Dutch business information. We give all organisations in the Netherlands qualitative, up-to-date and in-depth business information and the latest company news. The tool for every business professional, who wants to build strong business relationships and increase their sales. Directly applicable: online portal, via a webservice directly in any system and as a separate data delivery. This way we help professionals to be more successful in business.
To offer our current users an even better user experience, we are looking for a Javascript Developer with UX/UI Designer affinity for our online team.

The key responsibilities of the Javascript Developer & UX/UI Designer will include:

Understanding our customer experience
You will be translating customer journeys and customer requirements into UX/UI requirements and develop basic mock-ups and wireframes with your preferred set of tools. You work closely with designers to develop an UX/UI design that can be implemented. Based on that, you will improve the user experience of online. In addition, you will monitor user engagement through Google Analytics and Hotjar.

Improving our customer experience
You will develop new front-end functionalities in React & Thymeleaf. Improving/refactoring existing front-end functionality based on user interaction & feedback. You will be working primarily on our website; Ideas and input for other products like Webservices and Data-on-Demand are more than welcome!

Working together in an Agile and Scrum environment  
You attend the daily's (stand ups) and work closely with other Front- and Back-End Developers in two weekly sprints. Besides providing requirements for the Back-End colleagues of your team, you will also work with (external) UX/UI Designers. With the Front-End team, you will coordinate user experience initiatives from concept to implementation and advise Developers and Visual Designers about this matter.

You have experience with a number of technologies/methodologies/practices:

Must have:
+ Awesome JavaScript skills: ES6, React, jQuery
+ Strong experience with MVC development and View Rendering Engines such as Thymeleaf (Java), Twig (PHP),  Jinja (Python), etc.
+ Great UI skills: HTML5, CSS
+ Testing day-and-night: Chai, Jasmine, Mocha
+ Powering the back-end: Node.js, Express.js

A good feeling with development methodologies:
+ Scrum, supported by Git and Jira
+ Browser testing, debugging.
+ Building micro-services

Experience with practices:
+ SEO best-practices
+ Security

A big plus:
+ Mastering a second language. For example: Java, Python, PHP
+ Proficient in shell scripting

Our offer to you

We offer a full-time position with an attractive salary, an excellent pension plan, plenty of opportunities to further develop yourself, an office at a top location next to the Amstel station in Amsterdam and fun colleagues! We regularly attend congresses and often have a drink together after work on Thursdays.  


Are you the motivated Javascript Developer & UX/UI Designer we are looking for? Go ahead, use the button below to apply immediately with your CV and motivation! Do you have questions? Call Daniëlla Mahazri, Corporate Recruiter at FD Mediagroep, at +31 88 5678 378.

Apply with CV! 

Note to agencies
No soliciting. We will not accept unsolicited resumes. Please do not forward resumes to us, as we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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