Senior Front-end Web Developer

Location: Dundee (remote UK)

Opera is a leading global web innovator with an engaged and growing base of hundreds of millions of monthly active users who seek a better internet experience. Building on over 25 years of innovation that started with browser products, Opera is now leveraging its brand and highly engaged user base in order to expand its business into new segments. Today, Opera offers users around the world a range of products and services that include PC and mobile browsers, the newsreader Opera News, and apps dedicated to gaming, fintech, e-commerce and classifieds.

The role

This is an amazing opportunity for you to take your web development career to the next level. YoYoGames.com is the global e-commerce website for the world famous GameMaker Studio2 game development engine.

You will be an integral part of our Web and Production teams, working with our designers and Back End Web Developers to utilise new technologies in order to keep pace with our ambitious growth plans. You will also be heavily involved in the full life cycle of the architecture, development and maintenance of our web services and web site.

Working with us you will help to bring the dreams of aspiring game developers into reality. Join us to help shape the future of game development!

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop customer-facing websites using the latest technologies
  • Maintain and expand existing websites
  • Produce efficient, readable code in an agile development environment
  • Turning design concepts and assets into reality on our website
  • Implementing front-end functionality to support management objectives
  • Evaluate, test, and iterate website user experience based on analytics.
  • Mentor junior members of the team

Essential Skills

  • Excellent and current knowledge of web development techniques and languages.
  • Strong experience with modern javascript frameworks such as VueJS and ReactJS
  • Strong understanding of modern build tools such as Webpack and ESBuild
  • Experience analysing website traffic using Google Analytics and using Google Tag Manager to collect data
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Experience with automated test frameworks
  • Willingness to learn new skills and to provide a high-quality result for our customers.

Desirable Skills

  • Computer Science/Web Computing/equivalent degree
  • Familiarity with MVVM/MVC Frameworks and databases
  • Understanding of Scrum or Kanban principles, experience with Jira
  • Understanding of the UI and UX concepts
  • Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, GIMP or similar
  • Experience with MixPanel or similar analytics tools
  • Experience with Linux/Unix Terminal

Interested?

We review applications on a rolling basis, apply now!

About us:

Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with major offices in Poland, China, Scotland and Sweden, as well as a presence in many additional countries. Opera is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the “OPRA” ticker symbol.