Junior front-end developer

Full-time | Permanent | London-based + remote working + travel to Poland as required
Salary £25-35k depending on experience


About us

The Land App is a user-friendly mapping platform and SaaS start-up founded in 2015 with support from Ordnance Survey. Our collaborative, web-based application reduces the reliance on outdated paper maps in the rural sector by helping people to easily create, share and manage digital maps of the land. Our customers range from farms and rural estates to land agents, planning consultants, banks and government agencies. Although we are currently focused on the UK, we are on a mission: to build intuitive technology that empowers people to manage land for sustainable economic, environmental and social benefits.

We are passionate about our mission and ensuring that we deliver genuine value to our customers. Having secured further angel investment and with a fast-growing user base, we are now looking for a junior front end developer to join us on our journey. We value creativity, initiative and versatility in our development team and provide an open-minded, relaxed atmosphere that encourages these qualities. In return, we can offer you the chance to make a real difference in a fast-growing company with a clear social impact.

About the role

Based at our office in Geovation, Ordnance Survey’s innovation hub in Farringdon, you will work alongside our in-house developers and nearshore development team in Poland. Your daily duties will include:

  • Working closely with the team in an agile environment to build new products and features
  • Maintaining and improving existing products and product features, including fixing bugs
  • Contributing ideas to our product design and innovation processes
  • Any other development tasks that come up as the company grows

For the right candidate, you could also lead pioneering projects as we explore new market opportunities.

About you

You will be excited about building an intuitive and beautiful user experience, keen to work with new technologies and willing and able to learn new skills. As well as attention to detail and good communication skills, you will have:

  • Knowledge of User Experience, Visual Design, Wireframes etc
  • Good coding skills in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Experience using JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React and Node
  • Experience using GitHub
  • Experience using task tools such as Trello, Jira, Confluence etc

Above all, you will be motivated by our mission and the chance to make a real difference in a young and fast-growing company.

How to apply

If you are interested in working with us, please email your CV to sheena@thelandapp.com with the subject: TLA-JFED-01. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of race, sex, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation or age.

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