Front-end Developer

Based: London
Level: Mid-Weight
Salary: £32,000 to £35,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 28 October 2018
Twitter: @InktrapDesign
Job Listing Added: 14 September 2018

Inktrap is a design studio that creates brilliant interfaces, websites and apps for innovative clients, from ambitious startups to established businesses.

There are currently six of us and we're now looking for a talented front-end developer to join the team and help us make interfaces that are beautiful, engaging and effective.

As part of the team you'd be:

- Developing user interfaces for websites and web apps using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
- Designing additional pages, refining typography and creating responsive layouts in the browser
- Creating pattern libraries and design systems for larger projects
- Refining designs through development and ensuring that the designer's intent is well implemented

Our development process is continuously evolving and we're always open to new ideas, processes or software which can help us make awesome products. As part of the dev team at Inktrap you'd be helping to shape our development process as well as creating brilliant products.

This is a permanent role based at our office in London, not remote. Approximate start October 2018.

Skills and experience

Below is a list of the skills and experience that we'd like you to have but don't worry if they don't fit perfectly. As we're a small studio it's much more important that you're a great fit for the team rather than covering every point.

- 2+ years of commercial web development experience
- Excellent understanding of HTML and CSS
- Experience using JavaScript to create interactive elements
- Excellent attention to design and layout details
- Strong communication skills with a good standard of written and spoken English

Any of the following would be a bonus:

- Experience using Sketch
- Experience with additional techniques and technologies such as SASS, BEM, React, Gatsby, ES6, Git, Gulp, Twig and Bootstrap


We’re looking for someone who has a real passion for making great products and can become a core part of our team.

- £32-35k, dependent on experience
- Small, tight-knit team so you’ll have a key role in the company
- Fast-paced, varied work on digital products for a wide range of interesting clients
- Work/life balance – we don't do unpaid overtime!
- Modern studio space in East London
- Events and workshops focused on design and development
- Regular ‘Inktrips’ and team lunches away from the office
- Weekly team ‘Sandwich day’ lunch
- A sparkling 27” iMac to work on
- Fridge full of beer, cider and soft drinks

How to Apply

To apply please complete our brief application form at We'll get back to you as soon as we can.