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Senior REACT (JS) Developer




Layers prides itself on a holistic approach to the creative strategic design on all our projects, combining our technical knowledge with creativity and visual style to create disruptive and innovative solutions.


Into our 6th year, we currently have an exciting opportunity to join our growing team as a Javascript Developer. 


You will play a vital role, bringing your experience, sharing your ideas and skills with the team to create together the best bespoke solutions for our clients.


As part of our in-house team, you will be self-motivated to organise your own workload, be hands-on and encouraged to create your best work in an agile and collaborative environment.


The Role:

  • Working closely with Back End Engineering and Product Teams to create enhancements to our web applications and websites 
  • Collaborating with a team of developers to design end-to-end, industry-leading systems and solutions 
  • Seeing a product from conception to market by working closely with the Product team and contributing to the feedback loop.
  • Taking full ownership of the Front End codebase and implementing coding standards that promote best practices and consistency. 
  • Developing new features that conform to acceptance criteria set by the product team. 
  • Investigating and identifying fixes to bugs that have been raised by the QA team.
  • Collaborating to ensure this multi-faceted system’s delivery is to internal specifications and requirements. 
  • Staying up to date with new technology and willing to bring new ideas to the team 
  • Mentoring a junior team member in their development within this field


Skills & Experience:


  • Excellent knowledge of HTML, CSS(SCSS) and Javascript(ES6)
  • Awareness of established Javascript libraries/frameworks and experience in developing web applications in React, Vue.js or Angular
  • Experience in developing high-quality and responsive web applications
  • Experience in using and to some extent co-developing RESTful Web Services and APIs
  • Fluent with Version Control (GIT)
  • Experience with cross-browser and device testing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


Nice to haves

  • Experience with mentoring Junior developers
  • Experience in Unit and Integration Testing
  • Experience in building applications with React & NodeJS
  • Experience with working in an Agile environment
  • Experience in working with Figma alongside a design team


3+ years (Javascript) Experience required 


Our offices are based in Northern Design Centre in Gateshead. We are open to providing a flexible working environment and the ability to work from home.


If this sounds like you and would like to be a part of the Layers team, tell us by sending your CV and cover letter. 

How to Apply

Interested? Apply today!

Send your cv to [email protected]