Frontend Developer

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland Full-time

 Role Title: Frontend developer

Department: IT

Reporting to: Pierre BRUN

Contract/ Permanent : Permanent

Job Purpose:


Smartbox Group is the inventor and the global leader of the “experience gift” concept with leading market shares in Europe.

Created in 2003 , Smartbox is now present in eleven EU countries (Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands , Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Portugal and United Kingdom).

On all countries we are operating in both retail store and through our e-commerce website.

This mission is backed up by a strong IT department who is looking for new member to join the adventure.


We are seeking a passionate frontend developer to contribute to the success of our IT department. You will be part of the team building our e-commerce platform.

If you’re ready to take on a huge challenge in a company where you can make a great impact, we want to hear from you.

Key Responsibilities :

  • You will be allocated to the Buyer precart squad working on both Business and IT features to ensure the best customer experience on our websites.
  • We are working agile and you will be encourage to promote your ideas and to help us build a continuous improvement cycle to tune our way of working.
  • You will be asked to collaborate with members of other departments to transform Smartbox’s IT platform into a state-of-the-art SOA platform.
  • Of course, the main part of your work will be about developing in all frontend technologies on our websites.

Essential Competencies/ skills :

  • You have a solid understanding and experience with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript E56.
  • You have experience in building responsive websites for different types/screens.
  • You are passionate about functional programming and ideally you have some experience with a functional language apart from Javascript.
  • You allways build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • You love and are experienced with Javascript frameworks (KnockoutJS/React/VueJS), Webpack, Grunt, Babel and a testing framework like e.g. Jest.
  • You have experiences with source control tools – Git, Github, Gitlab.
  • You know how to make a scalable website and systems like CDN, NGINX, Load Balancer are part of your tool belt.
  • Any experience with Magento will be a great bonus as it will help you to transform our platform in a more efficient way.
  • Any knowledge of automation tool like Webpack, Grunt, MVC pattern, OOP, Docker is definitely a plus.

Desired Competencies/ skills :

  • You are a good communicator and an optimistic person, where others see problems you see opportunities.
  • You fight for your ideas giving proper reasoning, but you also listen to other people’s opinion.
  • You will have opinions and ideas about front-end and be passionate about sharing those ideas.
  • You are a team player and you like to share your knowledge with your peers.
  • You challenge yourself every day to make things in a better way.
  • You love having fun at work so you strive to create a positive atmosphere.
  • You are curious and you always want to learn new technologies.

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