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Senior Front End Developer

Unleash Your Creative Flair at First Table!

Are you a seasoned Front End Developer passionate about combining technology and hospitality? Are you ready to embark on a remarkable journey with First Table, a tech-led business that connects restaurants and food lovers worldwide? Join our vibrant team and be a driving force in our global expansion, crafting exceptional experiences that celebrate the joy of dining.


About First Table

Founded and headquartered in Queenstown, First Table has been a trailblazer in the world of hospitality technology for almost a decade. Our platform expertly crafts culinary connections between restaurants and food enthusiasts across New Zealand, Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada and Indonesia. We transcend the ordinary 'deals website'; at First Table, we strive to unlock extraordinary dining experiences and cultivate lasting relationships through a mutual love for exquisite cuisine.

For us Queenstown, is not just a workplace; it's a thriving, vibrant community nestled amongst the beautiful mountains and sparkling lakes of New Zealand. Living in Queenstown offers a unique balance of outdoor adventures and cosmopolitan amenities that make it a fantastic place to work and live.

While we prefer the successful candidate to be based in Queenstown, we understand the need for flexibility in today's dynamic work environment. Therefore, we are open to discussions about part-time remote work opportunities. Regardless of your location, we believe in building a team that loves what they do and where they do it.


The Role

As a Senior Front End Developer at First Table, you will be at the forefront of our tech revolution. Collaborating closely with our passionate team, you will have the opportunity to unleash your creative flair and shape the future of our unique booking platform. Utilising your expertise in front-end technologies, you will bring to life delightful user interfaces that seamlessly integrate with major restaurant reservation management systems through our unified API.


What You'll Do

  • Lead the development and implementation of robust and visually stunning web applications using cutting-edge front-end technologies.
  • Collaborate with our cross-functional team to translate business requirements into elegant user interface designs.
  • Create clean, maintainable, scalable code that adheres to industry best practices.
  • Conduct thorough code reviews to ensure code quality, performance, and adherence to established guidelines.
  • Troubleshoot and debug issues to optimise system functionality and user experience.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging front-end trends, technologies, and best practices, and share knowledge with the team.


What We're Looking For

  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Front End Developer, with a focus on building captivating user interfaces.
  • Proficiency in React, Next.js, Typescript, styling frameworks (styled components or Tailwind).
  • Experience with responsive design principles and optimising applications for various devices and screen sizes.
  • Knowledge of conversion rate optimisation and analytics.
  • Strong understanding of UI/UX principles and ability to translate design wireframes into functional code.
  • Familiarity with version control systems (Git) and agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a keen eye for detail to deliver exceptional user experiences.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a diverse team environment.
  • A genuine interest in the hospitality industry, and passionate about enhancing dining experiences through technology.


Why Work with Us

  • Join a vibrant and inclusive work culture that celebrates diversity and fosters work-life balance.
  • Be part of a tech-led business reshaping how people discover and connect through culinary adventures.
  • Play a pivotal role in our global expansion journey, with ample opportunities for professional growth.
  • Collaborate with a team of talented individuals who value creativity, collaboration, and a dash of cheekiness.
  • Fun working environment and company culture. No day is dull!
  • Social club and Friday night drinks
  • Laptop supplied
  • Enjoy competitive remuneration and enticing perks, including flexible working hours
  • Salary range of $110 - $140k dependent on experience

Ready to infuse your Front End expertise into First Table's flavourful universe? Apply now by submitting your resume and cover letter, via SEEK. Bring your exceptional skills to our table. Let's create something extraordinary together!

First Table is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

* Applicants for this position must have NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit

* Background checks will be conducted


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