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Senior Front-End Engineer

£70,000 - £90,000 | flexible work, fully remote

Thursday 29 Jul 2021

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Virtual Pricing Director is hiring a remote Front-End Engineer - working in JavaScript/TypeScript, React and, optionally, Node.js - to design and implement UIs, dashboards and front-end solutions for our new modular Legal Tech products.

 

Our software empowers a wide audience within law firms to swiftly produce consistently high quality data-driven pricing proposals that profitably deliver on clients expectations of pricing transparency and pricing certainty. We achieve this with a best in class data management and workflow platform, and a focus on UX evoking our domain expertise and close relationships with users.

 

We have a proven MVP, the best-recognised brand and strong demand. Now embarking on our fourth product release, you will soon be building out all-new applications and creating intuitive experiences, dashboards, data visualisations and BI reporting that people will love. 

 

We offer considerable freedom in UI layout, technology choice and approach. There are big plans and lots to accomplish.

 

Upcoming projects

  • Iteratively enhancing and extending existing UI components
  • Designing and implementing completely new UI modules
  • Establishing best practices for user interaction and feedback, and ensuring consistent implementation across the application
  • Identifying improvements to the front-end architecture to promote and facilitate reuse and consistency
  • Implementing a framework for the collection of actionable user interaction metrics
  • Automating front-end testing
  • Supporting dialogue with customers, working directly with end users
  • Helping establish our engineering culture, our methods and tooling
 

We're looking for

  • Someone ready to become, or to grow into becoming, our lead on front-end
  • A flair for UI layout
  • User empathy, a good appreciation of accessibility and UX
  • Adept software design and coding skills, accrued in a modern front-end or full-stack context
  • Technology agnostic and adept with JavaScript/TypeScript, React, Node.js - or similar
  • A strong understanding of Computer Science principles 
  • Ability to unpack complex requirements, to uphold security of sensitive data and to conform to best practices
  • A collaborative, adaptable, user-centered approach
 
Current ecosystem - we'll welcome your influence
JavaScript/TypeScript | Ant Design, React | Node.js | Playwright | PostgreSQL | Apollo GraphQL | CircleCI | Heroku | Auth0 | AWS | TDD | Agile
 

Salary and benefits
  • £70,000 - £90,000+ we're keeping an open mind
  • Share scheme for founding team members (once proven value to the business)
  • 25 days holiday, plus public holidays and a day for your birthday
  • Family-friendly and flexible culture - tell us what you need
  • Personal development plan that you can shape, with budget for related training/certifications

About us
 
Virtual Pricing Director has developed groundbreaking software to assist law firms to understand and price their fees, be that £10k or £10m. We are the authority for legal pricing and our software has attracted the attention of the largest firms in numerous countries, with a number of partnerships and customers signed. We're now strengthening our development team - you'll be our fourth hire, with more to follow - offering a culture where you will work under your own initiative towards common goals. It's an opportunity to be a formative team member, to help shape our collaborative culture and methods, and to grow and improve together. Virtual Pricing Director is a privately-owned venture, founded by Burcher Jennings LLP and Validatum. https://www.virtualpricingdirector.com/
 
Location: fully remote, within the UK

 

Timing: joining us in the Autumn, ideally during September - November
 
Even if your CV isn't ready, please talk with Vittoria at techfolk to find out more:
 
0117 318 2447 | hello@techfolk.co.uk

Please note: we can only consider applicants with an established right to work in the UK
 
RECRUITERS: Virtual Pricing Director has selected techfolk as its recruitment partner for this position and cold calling or speculative applications are not welcomed