JavaScript Developer - Frontend (f/m)

  • Development
  • Berlin, Germany

JavaScript Developer - Frontend (f/m)

Job description

We are askCharlie, a start-up company in the heart of Berlin. Our vision is to revolutionise the way people accomplish their personal projects through matching customers to the right service expert. Both sides of the marketplace, service professionals & customers, benefit from a strong mobile experience. So they can hire professionals with a few finger taps or manage their business on the go.

Our frontend is mostly composed of Javascript applications on top of our Ruby on Rails backend. For our JS applications we work in the React ecosystem (Redux, redux-thunk, react-router, Jest, ES2015, Babel, webpack, ESLint) practicing its conventions and best practices. Some of our applications are also written in ruby on rails, where we use the same component based ideology for decoupling and reutilization.

Your responsibilities

  • You conceptualize and develop new user-facing features on our website and mobile application
  • You will be responsible for creating the user experience of our mobile applications
  • You ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs by working hand in hand with our design and product management
  • You find creative solutions for varying challenges
  • You ensure the technical success and support further enhancement of askCharlie
  • You share your knowledge and experiences with your team
  • You bring innovative ideas to our biweekly R&D Friday

Our offer

  • Work in a dynamic, experienced team of outstanding developers
  • Take full responsibility from day one, a steep learning curve is guaranteed
  • Openness for new technologies that help to solve our problems
  • Working with the latest technology tools and newest Macbook
  • Flexible working hours and a competitive compensation package
  • Relocation support for a smooth transition to work and live in Berlin


Your profile

  • A seasoned Javascript developer, experienced writing modular, object-oriented Javascript
  • Like us, you have an understanding and awareness of the modern Javascript ecosystem e.g ES6/ES2015. It excites you too
  • You consider yourself proficient with CSS3, and the use of (pre/post)-processing platforms (SASS, LESS, POSTCSS) is not alien to you; Experience with Bootstrap or Foundation is a plus
  • You live by DRY, KISS, SOLID principles
  • You enjoy the challenge, and rewards of working in a dynamic start-up