Bureau for Visual Affairs

Full-stack Web Developer

Job Added: 29 July 2020
Applications Close: 28 August 2020
Level: Mid-Weight
Contract: Full Time
Based: London
Salary: Undisclosed
Website: bureau-va.com
Twitter: @bureau_va

At Bureau for Visual Affairs we plan, design and develop user-experiences across the culture, fashion and lifestyle sectors. We focus on what defines today’s institutions and brands: experience, content and relevancy. Working with the culture sector has taught us to generate engagement from content-driven user journeys. Our understanding of brands has taught us to connect brand voice with content and commerce. We develop using a best-of-breed combination of open technologies, build around modularity and continuous research. Our clients include Damien Hirst, National Theatre, The Tate, ShowStudio, Whistles, Jo Malone, ASOS (COLLUSION) and It's Nice That. We are looking for an experienced Full-stack Web Developer to join our team of 12 in Borough, London.

Apart from our highly visible output, we pride ourselves on a good work / life balance (working hours 10am–6pm) and we provide breakfast daily :-)

This role includes:

  • Using modern web technologies and practices on a daily basis
  • Working closely with our design team and clients
  • Helping to develop our internal processes and tools


We are looking for:

  • 3–5 years experience, ideally within a design agency or creative startup / product team
  • Aptitude for designing systems and problem solving
  • Experience translating designs into code with a high degree of fidelity
  • Good knowledge of Javascript best practices
  • Experience with git
  • Comfortable using command line tools
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Appreciation of design


We would like to see:

  • Knowledge of Node.js and Python
  • Familiarity with React.js
  • Experience with GraphQL / REST
  • Experience with E-commerce


How to apply

Please send us your CV and a covering letter to [email protected] telling us why you think you’d be perfect for the role.