Lead JavaScript Developer for Fintech 50 start-up

Lead UI Developer for Fintech 50 start-up in City of London – £80,000 - £90,000

A fintech 50 start-up are looking for a UX aware UI development lead to rebuild the Front end of their high-profile disruptive product.

The Client

This high potential start-up believes that current asset management platforms don’t work, they’re creating a data-intensive future-facing platform that has buy-in from many of the world’s largest financial institutions.

They are intentionally keeping out of the spotlight until they are ready to launch their product, an intelligent machine learning platform, but have been recognised as a Fintech 50 start-up.  Currently a team of 17 people, they are now looking to hire a UX aware, hands-on UI development lead with a pedigree in building real-time, high volume and scalable platforms who will build out the UI function of the business.


The Role as Lead UI Developer

At present the team, who are back-end engineer focussed, have built logic and functionality of the product, they are now looking to improve and focus on the front end, specifically the usability of the application.  You will own the front end, working closely with the UX team to ensure that the product is both usable and optimised for different browsers.  You will be in charge of the technical decisions, what tech stack they use, how it’s tested etc – they are initially looking at keeping the application for desktop only though this may change.


The Candidate

You are a UX-aware UI Development lead who has come from a fintech background or has significant experience within the area and ideally know how to overcome the challenges posed by complex, high data, asset management, trading/banking platforms.

Key Skills

  • JavaScript (React Ideally)
  • UX knowledge
  • Fintech experience
  • Start-up experience
  • Grunt/Gulp
  • Webpack/Babel
  • Enterprise applications

If you are interested apply now.