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Excite Holidays - Greece

Front End Developer

Tech & Innovation – Agios Dimitrios, Attiki
Department Tech & Innovation
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

Front End Developer

Life is short – so work somewhere awesome! Join Excite Holidays as our new Front End Developer

Are you passionate about new ideas and design while being able to develop them to a functional website? Do you have an understanding about client experience while you love being a part of an international tech team? Are you passionate and excited about what you do? If so, Excite Holidays might be the place for you!

 

About Excite Holidays

Excite Holidays is an award winning online travel wholesaler with offices around the globe. We provide the most innovative booking experience in the travel industry and empower travel agents by providing them with a huge portfolio of hotels, apartments, activities, transfer services and ferry tickets.

We have some of the brightest, most motivated and passionate people in the travel industry working for us. We lead the way with innovative ideas, cutting-edge technology and a customer-focused approach that can’t be beaten. We are revolutionising the future of online travel and we are looking for an outstanding individual to join us on this exciting journey in Athens.

About the role

Our in-house development team ensures we lead the way in providing the most innovative booking experience in the travel industry. We empower travel agents by providing them with a huge portfolio of products, including over 250,000 hotels and apartments, 30,000 activities and reliable transfer services. Our intuitive and efficient booking tool enables our travel agents to provide the very best service to their clients.

Due to strong growth and a rapidly expanding suite of products and services, an exciting opportunity has become available for a highly talented, dynamic and technical Front End Developer to join our exceptional team. This opportunity would suit an individual who is keen to work with the latest technologies, methodologies and frameworks.

You will:

  • Implements solutions and product development based on the business requirements for the Excite Holidays application portfolio & platform.

  • Use the latest lightweight frontend technologies and agile methodologies to build world-class web products

  • Be an active participant in all aspect of the software delivery process

  • Program to perfection

  • Build applications that scale and are reliable

  • Push the envelope, trying new things to achieve the desired results

  • Support other developers and associated Development & Innovation resources as appropriate

About you

  • At least two years experience as a Front End Developer

  • Strong JavaScript and jQuery skills

  • Sound knowledge of OOP and Composition concepts

  • Strong UX and product sensibility

  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology

  • Critical thinker, analytical and passionate about solving technical problems

  • Proven experience in creating web pages with HTML5/ CSS3

  • Sound experience with implementing responsive design using Bootstrap/Foundation

  • Working knowledge of PHP MVC frameworks like (CodeIgniter, Kohana, Zend or similar)

  • Practical knowledge of frameworks/ libraries like Angular(preferable), Reactjs, Vuejs or Knockoutjs. KnockoutJS, AngularJS (preferable)

  • Familiar with tools like Grunt/Gulp/WebPack (desirable)

  • Experience writing unit tests with Jasmine, Sinon (desirable)

  • Familiar with Continuous Integration process (preferable)

  • Experience in working with API’s

  • Experience in working with version control repositories like Git.

About the benefits

You will be supported by the best team in the game and receive a competitive salary package commensurate with experience. We also provide amazing company benefits such as:

  • Opportunities for international travel, cost price accommodations, activities, ferries and transfers

  • Health and wellness perks including group personal training, daily breakfast, fruit and afternoon snacks

  • Green initiatives, volunteer opportunities and monthly fundraising activities.

  • Friday drinks, social events, company picnics and peer nominated recognition awards

  • Professional and personal development opportunities

  • An awesome office location with a creative flexible working environment

  • Office working hours Monday to Friday 8.00 - 16.30

If this opportunity sounds exciting to you and aligns with your experience, then we would love to hear from you. Please send us your CV and salary expectations and go to www.exciteholidays.com/careers to learn more about working for Excite Holidays.

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  • Location
    Agios Dimitrios, Attiki
  • Department
    Tech & Innovation
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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