Creative front-end developer

  • 50 Rue d'Hauteville, 75010 Paris, France
  • Full-time

Company Description

Based in Paris, Legalstart is a leader in the French legal-tech space that aims at revolutionising legal services. We help business creators manage legal documents and paperwork in an automated fashion.

Since the launch of the site at the beginning of 2014, Legalstart has experienced a very strong growth. In this context, we are looking for highly motivated developers to help us consolidate our leading position in the French online legal services market.

We are still a relatively small team of 7 developers, looking to double in 2019.


To find the latest articles about Legalstart, please check our press page (Le Figaro, Le Monde, Les Echos, etc):

Job Description

We are looking for a creative front-end developer passionate about design and technology, and willing to contribute to the ambitious project of revolutionising law through technology.

Your main activities will be:

  • Writing tech specs, implement and maintain features of our roadmap, including our engine for generating flexible web forms, our documents and signature UI, internal backoffice tools, ...

  • Working closely with our designers to integrate their work.

  • Collaborating on definition of your product team objectives.

  • Defining and maintaining front-end code best practices and related tooling.

Our stack today:

  • Front-end: React, Redux, Flowtype, Styled components, Webpack. And Elm!

  • Backend: Python/Django/Django Rest Framework, Celery.

  • Data: PostgreSQL, RabbitMQ, Redis.

  • Infrastructure: Heroku, Docker, AWS.

  • Other: Github, CI/CD (CircleCI),…

We offer a relocation package for foreign applicants. No remote.

Salary: 38k€ - 60k€.

All technical/product work is happening in English.


What we expect from you:

  • Strong experiences in programming and some contributions to existing projects (open-source or during studies or work).

  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS and related tooling (SASS, Gulp pipelines for example).

  • Ideally some existing work on UI design, and at least a strong UX culture

  • Good knowledge or strong willingness to learn Javascript, modern front-end apps and related tooling (Webpack for example), REST APIs.

  • You love team work.

  • English proficiency.

We are interested in both entry level (out of school or even without a diploma) and more experienced developers.

Additional Information


  • Are an international team (India, Brazil, Togo, Tunisia, Netherlands).

  • Provide good health insurance.

  • Give developers a piece of time during each sprint for learning, sharing and small projects.

  • Organize regular internal hackathons for new projects.

  • Commit to personal growth.

  • Involve developers in defining priorities with product people.

  • Actively learn and try technologies that we are passionate about. These days: blockchain technologies (in production!) and functional programming (Haskell, used for prototyping).

  • Host tech meetups in our office (Django Paris), and attend conferences (DjangoUnderTheHood in Amsterdam in 2016 for example).

  • Enjoy having drinks and doing activities together!

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