Senior Frontend Developer
Isleworth, London, England
5d ago

Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand.

A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Group Product : We're the team behind the infamous Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design.

Could you help us turn an idea into the next big thing? As a team, we're collaborative, empowered and innovative - together, we're proud that everyone's favourite Sky products are #MadeByUs.

We are an interdisciplinary team of Designers and Developers pushing to change the way customers interact with Sky's products and services, as well as conducting research and development on emerging interaction paradigms, evolving the Sky products and creative vision, and keeping Sky at the cutting-edge of graphics technology.

We're looking for an impact that goes beyond our footprint, we want to help invent Sky's future" - Matteo Morando, Interaction Design Director

What you'll do :

  • Use full-stack web skills to help develop high-quality prototypes and internal tools to increase productivity.
  • Participate in finding creative solutions to problems experienced by the design team.
  • Collaborate with designers and developers to translate design into code that meets requirements and needs.
  • Work closely with a small team, proactively contributing in defining and maintaining high standards and best practices.
  • Stay abreast of the evolving media, technology and design landscape, identifying new opportunities for innovative solutions.
  • Hack things together and have fun!
  • What you'll bring :

  • Excellent front-end development skills, with modern JavaScript. Working experience in Typescript and React is desirable.
  • Good back-end development skills - experience building / maintaining APIs, MVC web applications a must (in JavaScript / NodeJS desirable, but other MVC frameworks / languages also beneficial).
  • GraphQL experience a big plus.

  • Excellent knowledge of standard web technologies - HTML5, CSS3, SVG.
  • Good knowledge of Git, deploying to AWS, working knowledge of UNIX command line desirable.
  • The ability to learn and adapt. For experience with modern technologies such as Clojure, Elm, Elixir, Rust, Go not needed but potentially useful.
  • Superb communication and organisational skills.
  • Experience having ownership over small projects and prioritising requirements.
  • Experience working with both Designers and Developers.
  • Good eye for great UI design and delivery.
  • Familiarity with design tools such as Framer, Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD or After Effects.
  • Familiarity with deployment processes and testing.
  • The Rewards :

    There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few :

  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • Where you'll work : Osterley :

    Osterley :

    Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations.

    There's also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

    On campus you'll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

    Inclusion :

    Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work.

    This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

    And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

    Why wait?

    Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

    To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

    Just so you know : if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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