Junior Frontend Developer

  • 125 Kingsway, London WC2B 6NH, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

This is a unique opportunity to join a founding team and impact every renter in the UK through exciting and highly rewarding work.
We expect more people renting than ever before. That’s why we believe renting should be more affordable and accessible. We are a young and innovative startup company solving an affordability problem by offering deposit-free renting to millions of Tenants across the UK - with lots more exciting stuff to come.

We have built a core team and a product we are proud of, raised significant start capital and partnered with UK's largest independent letting agency.

We are looking for Junior Frontend developers to help us build amazing experiences for our Tenants, Landlords and Agents. 

Job Description

On your day to day you will be working on our core product, a dashboard used by tenants, landlords and agents to manage their tenancies. Our project started as a django monolith. Initially we build all our views in pure html, css & js. Since then we’ve introduced Vue.js. We’ve used it to rebuild some existing elements of the portal and we are using it for all of new features. On an usual day you can expect to:

  • Work in a small team of developers and designers to build our core platform

  • Write HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Collaborate with the team and help to decide how to improve our product

  • Iterate and optimising products based on feedback and data analytics.

  • Take ownership of your project

  • Learn with support of senior colleagues, we’ll assist you whether you want to specialise or try out new things


  • 1+ years experience working in a frontend role with modern js framework (react, angular, vue.js, ember)

  • Solid knowledge of javascript, html and css

  • You know good UX and visual design when you see it.

  • Basic knowledge of unit and functional testing - we're here to help, tests don't need to be scary if they're for you now

Additional Information

We’re a small company, as an engineer you'd be able to work directly with everyone on the team. You’ll have a chance to learn a lot not only about engineering but also about every detail of growing a young business.

We love open source, we want to give back to the community so in addition to your standard holiday allowance you can take extra days of to contribute to your favorite open source projects.


We offer the following benefits to all flatfair employees

  • Stock options

  • Competitive salary reviewed every 6 months

  • Choose your own equipment

  • Follow motivating career path, we value growth from within and encourage people to step-up

  • Flexible working hours, we embrace the occasional remote work

  • 25 paid holiday days

  • Weekly team lunch

  • Snacks and fruits

  • Private health insurance

  • Workplace pension scheme

  • Regular socials events

  • Learning budget for conferences or courses

  • Dedicated time to contribute to open source

Interview Process

Our interview process consists of an initial phone screen, a take-home code test, and a half-day on-site interview. We promise not to ask you any brain teasers or trick questions, and we won't make you code on a whiteboard!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.