Web Developer (node.js)

Hi there! Do you have any idea how powerful you are with your programming skills and that you can use them to literally make this world a better place? Do you want to create the most EPIC mobile marketplace on the planet that will revolutionize the way we shop? Are you tired with all the TALKING about the climate crisis and crave ACTION instead? If you’re nodding “yes”, read on!

In ACT, we have developed a scalable mobile marketplace for sustainable grocery shopping, with infinitely scalable database and Netflix-based architecture, which will empower consumers to start shopping sustainably almost overnight, with just a few clicks in the ACT app. Just imagine what can happen when the money changes direction towards producers who respect the environment and treat their workers well! Do you want to be a part of this?

Responsibilities:

We are changing our website to become modern, beautiful, informative and user-friendly. This is where you step in - together with our brand and design team, you will build an impeccable experience for our users so that learning about ACT and sustainable living is as easy and pleasurable as possible. The role will require an obsessive focus on beautiful customer experiences, ownership and technical leadership developing ACT website.

You will have the opportunity to make a big impact on our web development and work on the full development cycle including design, development, testing, and deployment.

Skills:

  • 3+ years of experience building scalable web (and mobile) products (preferably for platforms with users in the millions) and building loosely coupled systems using web technology (strong Node.js background is a plus)

  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery

  • Strong knowledge of web development on different screen sizes

  • Strong knowledge of web development UI design principles, patterns, and best practices

  • Experience with offline storage, threading, and performance tuning

  • Ability to design applications around natural user interfaces, such as “touch”

  • Knowledge of the open-source web development ecosystem and the libraries available for common tasks

  • Familiarity with cloud message APIs and push notifications

  • Knack for benchmarking and optimization

  • Experience using version control repositories preferably Git

  • Expertise in the full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), from Concept and Design to Testing

Additional advantages:

  • Hands-on experience from Agile/Scrum development process and code reviews

  • Experience from developing browser extensions

Personal characteristics:

  • Diligent, motivated and honest

  • Well organized and self-driven

  • Available at least 10 hours per week

  • Teamplayer building effective working relations with other people of diverse backgrounds

  • Resourceful and creative in problem solving

  • Fluent in English

Our offer:

  • Working with a passionate tech team lead by our tech-lead, experienced with enterprise systems in the millions of users and awesome creative team

  • Remuneration in the form of equity (share options) and a salary when the app is well in the market

  • Flexible working hours and location

  • Participating in a world-changing project with huge potential for environmental impact and return on investment

How to apply:

Please send us your CV, a link to your portfolio and a few words about yourself, why do you want to work with ACT, and your relevant previous experience. You can use the Submission Form below or drop us an email at jobs@aacctt.org with “Application for Web dev” in the title.
We are looking forward to your application!


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