Frontend Engineer

Engineering · Dublin, Dublin
Department Engineering
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

About Distilled

Distilled combines Irish owned Distilled Media Group and Adevinta from Barcelona. Together we command No. 1 positions in real estate, motors and general buy and sell with our hugely popular online marketplaces Daft.ie, DoneDeal.ie and Adverts.ie.


What’s the opportunity?

We are seeking to recruit a Frontend Engineer, to work on the Daft web application initially, who is up-to-date with modern frontend technologies, has a passion for building intuitive web experiences and will thrive in a high performance, fast paced, challenging and fun environment.

This is more than a technical role, you will be contributing to the overall product development effort. Your experience will inform our engineering process and decisions when building new features.

You’ll be part of one of our multi-functional product delivery teams and will work closely with designers, product owners, quality engineers, and multi-disciplined developers.


What will I be doing

Frontend Engineers are an essential part of the Distilled Product Delivery Teams. Working closely with the design team, we implement responsive user interfaces, using modern libraries and frameworks, such as React, Typescript and Sass.


As a Frontend Engineer at Distilled you will:

  • Build and maintain features for the Distilled platforms and related products
  • Build efficient and reusable frontend systems for the Distilled platform
  • Enjoy building web interfaces that have intuitive usability
  • Always strive to ensure our codebase is clean, scalable and secure
  • Be an advocate for coding standards within the team
  • Keep abreast of new technologies and techniques in frontend development


What skills do I need?

  • 4+ years' experience in a similar frontend development role
  • Excellent knowledge of JavaScript
  • Professional Experience with React, with ES6 / Typescript
  • Experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Experience developing fully responsive web pages using mobile first techniques
  • Eager to learn new skills and share their own knowledge
  • To be comfortable working on your own initiative and handling your time effectively
  • Comfortable working and collaborating with team members


Advantage if you have

  • Experience working in a scrum team
  • Good understanding and experience with NodeJS
  • Web app performance experience
  • Testing experience (Unit/integration)
  • JS bundler experience (webpack/rollup)
  • Experience with any of the below: Typescript, NextJS, Cypress, Styled Components, Storybook


What’s it like to work here

You will have the opportunity to work with one of Ireland's fastest growing Internet companies. You will get the chance to make a meaningful contribution to our future direction. Projects are exciting and employees are given wide scope for creativity and innovation.


Our Values

Our values give us a framework for leadership and daily decision making, they are what make us a great place to work. Although we hail from all walks of life and speak dozens of languages, our staff share and work towards a common goal and vision for the company. These values are the embodiment of how we as a company and individually behave and present ourselves both internally and externally for our colleagues, our users and our customers.


We have a growth mindset, we like to simplify things, we make things happen, we collaborate across teams, business units and brands, and we're passionate about what we do.


Our Benefits

  • Competitive salary in a dynamic and technology driven environment
  • We help you plan for your future by offering a 5% contribution towards your pension
  • Peace of mind with life assurance and fully paid healthcare
  • Focused career development and progression opportunities
  • If you’re cycling or commuting, we’ve got you covered with the cycle-to-work and taxsaver schemes
  • MacBooks are our standard, but we’re happy to get you whatever equipment you need to do your job
  • A great central location in the heart of Dublin city
  • Our biggest benefit is our friendly and hardworking people!


Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. Distilled is a place where everyone can grow and develop themselves both personally and professionally. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

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  • Location
    Dublin, Dublin
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced