About Us

FreshFX launched as a visual effects and web development studio at the beginning of this millennium. Today, FreshFX combines its diverse expertise of over 40 creative minds to craft art in print, digital media, like videoclips, 3D animations, whole AR / VR / XR experiences, as well as games, apps and advanced custom software development using the latest available technologies and frameworks.

With clients like Audi, Sony, Vodafone or Red Bull, FreshFX has become a trusted partner of globally acting companies for whom our team is constantly working together at our HQ in Salzburg to achieve our goal to create unique digital products for a global market.

About this role and why you should join us

Together with one of our key clients, we built up some of the biggest and best-established web platforms in its field in the area of sports, media and entertainment and now are working closely together to create a new era in sports management and performance tracking based on latest web technologies.

Working with us will give you the opportunity to take hand on some of the world’s best team sports- and media distribution platforms to implement new features, making improvements to its usability, increasing its performance and connecting new services to it.

As we strive for the best possible development setup currently available, we are following and re-evaluating sets of best practices wherever possible and emphasize a quality-over-speed development paradigm.

Join us and become a part of the Champions League.

As such, we are looking for a

Lead Frontend Developer React

Full time / Flexible
HQ Salzburg

to join our team.

Your role

  • In collaboration with our backend team, you will be developing secure, reusable and tested frontend components and applications
  • implement unit- and functional tests for developed software components
  • join code review sessions or perform pair programming
  • take part in enhancing and evolving our frontend development setup, according to latest best practices
  • work in an agile SDLC SCRUM team and participate in coordination rituals like pre-plannings, sprint plannings, dailies or retrospectives

Your experience

  • experience developing SPA/PWA projects using React/Redux (ES6+)
  • experience using Tailwind CSS or similar frameworks a plus (as well as using or developing UI libraries)
  • proficiency implementing automated tests in your code (experience with Jest and React Testing Library beneficial)
  • understanding of building reusable components using life cycle methods or hooks
  • good knowledge of load strategies and other performance-enhancing methods
  • overall experience using the common components of a modern toolchain (Babel, Webpack, NPM, JSON:API, ...)
  • knowledge in implementing authentication and authorization workflows using OIDC/OAuth, JWT
  • understanding of the parts of a common CI/CD pipeline, from Git over Jenkins to basic Node.js backend experience
  • keen eye on UI/UX and familiarity with Figma (or Sketch)

We’d love you to bring as a bonus

  • Fluency in both, spoken and written German and English
  • Team player with hands-on mentality
  • Communication and presentation skills to interact with product owners on the client side when required

We will offer

  • An unrivaled salary
  • Working where others spend their holidays
  • A flexible 4- or 5-workdays per week arrangement
  • We respect a healthy work / life balance as a basis for productivity, self-development and creativity
  • Fast, unbureaucratic and socially responsible reaction to pandemics or similar crisis situations that may occur anytime these days
  • Miscellaneous but important to mention: Fancy coffee, yummy fruit baskets, relaxing massage, latest IT equipment, trainings & courses for professional & self development, company events (from sporty to social to virtual)