Zero Deposit is an innovative startup looking to revolutionise the property rental sector by offering products and services that meet the needs of tenants, landlords and letting agents.

Our first product launched earlier this year and is now being rolled out UK wide. It offers tenants the opportunity to avoid paying a traditional cash deposit and instead purchase a Zero Deposit Guarantee that provides the same protection to a landlord whilst freeing up cash for the tenant to spend on other things.

We aim to grow the business on the back of continually exceeding our customer expectations. We will do that by making sure we have great people, backed up by great products and a passion for delivering amazing customer experiences.

We are hiring a frontend developer to join our product and engineering team who are based in Central London. By joining early you'll have the ability make a big impact on the company. You'll report directly to the CTO.

Why you should work with us

  • We have a strong engineering culture. We value testing, code quality and good development practices
  • We believe in the products we’re building. We care about building the right things for our users and building them well
  • We have a support and challenge culture. We challenge ourselves to do our best work, whilst supporting each other and providing an environment where people can grow
  • We have big ambitions and are well funded in order to deliver on these

What we’re looking for

  • Experience in crafting mobile-first responsive sites for a range of browsers & devices
  • A good eye for detail and highly organised. You’ll keep our CSS component library both looking beautiful and with a well maintained codebase
  • A curious person who is interesting in continually improving and learning new skills
  • A creative problem solver

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with modern Javascript frameworks such as React
  • Experience with A/B testing
  • Knowledge of Python or other programming languages

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate with our Product Manager on the best way we can solve problems for our users
  • Collaborate with our Designer to create easy to use and beautiful interfaces
  • Work with sketch and prototypes to determine how to deal with breakpoints and other challenges of responsive design
  • Pair with developers on how to architect and implement features
  • Review code and help manually QA features when needed
  • Keep up with modern frontend development trends, evaluate new technologies and help us evolve our stack
  • Use your initiative to spot where we can improve our product

Our Stack

  • Frontend: Component-based design (Yarn, Webpack, Stylelint)
  • Core Platform: mithril.js, Python, Django and Celery
  • Marketing site: JAM stack using Contentful Netlify
  • Hosting: AWS + Heroku
  • Some tools and services in more exotic technologies (Haskell, AWS Lambda)

If you think you’re a good fit for the role or you have any questions then get in touch.

Salary range £30,000 — 60,000

Dependant on Experience