Front End Development Lead

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Location

Krakow - Grand Parade

Contract type

Full-time

Job description

Development Lead (Front End)

We bet we can be a great match


Do you want cool projects focused on online sports betting and gaming? Would you like to work on highly reliable systems with low latency, much like the transactional systems of the best financial institutions, but… with fun included? Would you like to work with some of the best Developers, QAs, DevOps Engineers and Project Managers in Krakow?

About us


Working with us you’ll be at heart of the technological revolution of one the world’s most trusted betting and gaming companies. We deal with projects ranging from widgets, desktop or mobile casinos and betting sites… just to name a few. We process 500 online Sportsbook bets per second each Saturday, that’s the same as orders processed by Amazon UK, on its busiest day of the year.
We deal with more than 20 million users and 160 terabytes of data daily. Impressed? You can be sure there are many more challenges waiting for you.

Your role in the team

•    Managing a team of developers
•    Ensuring that team members are kept up to date with progress and individual’s achievements are acknowledged
•    Collaborating with experienced designers to implement user-facing features in company’s products
•    Supporting diverse clients from high powered desktop, to tablets and mobile phones 
•    Optimization of cross browser web applications 
•    Working on smooth animations 
•    Working with SVG and Canvas 
•    Building efficient and reusable front-end systems and abstraction 
•    Developing prototypes

Skills needed

•    Experience in a team management position (min. 1 year)
•    Proven experience as a Front-end Developer (min. 3 years)
•    Very good knowledge of and experience with CSS3, HTML5
•    Very good knowledge of JavaScript 
•    Knowledge of and experience with React.JS and Redux (nice to have)
•    Experience with Responsive Web Design
•    Experience with high traffic projects
•    Attention to details 
•    Excellent communication and team management skills
•    Excellent English skills (both written and spoken)
 
Desirable skills

•    Knowledge of SVG, Canvas, socket.io
•    Experience in visualizations and animations
•    Knowledge of Scrum methodology


What we offer


•    Development opportunities, including IT conferences, internal training, lunch and learn sessions and an individual development budget.
•    Complex work and the chance to make an impact.
•    Mac OS or Windows hardware to choose from.
•    Some opportunities for International travel to our offices in London, Leeds and Gibraltar (our office is 5 minutes away from the beach).
•    A great working atmosphere in a collaborative team of amazing people, with forward thinking managers.
•    Competitive salary and benefits fully paid private healthcare, multisport pass, daily fruit, and employee referral program.
•    Flexible working practices
•    And some fun in the office – integration events and company parties, internal football league, gamification initiatives, FIFA, board games, company competitions with cool prizes.

William Hill in Krakow

Our office sits on Kotlarska and our brilliant building has a range of different workspaces, hangouts and breakout areas to suit your every need. Situated in the centre of Krakow next to Vistula river – we're in the heart of one of the world’s most iconic cities.There are parks everywhere, you can enjoy a walk along Planty, or go to Kościuszko Mound to admire the city from above. With plenty of culture on your doorstep, you’ll be spoilt for choice. In fact, why not have a sneak peek around our office with Street View and see if you can picture yourself here.

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