Front-End Developer

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Front-End Developer

At DigiB we shape the digital future of the chemical industry and design tools that help people do their jobs and run their businesses in the best possible way. And we are looking for a kick-ass front-end developer to help us create and improve the “web faces” of our tools. A master of front-end, who can skilfully jungle HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create perfect code and insure seamless user experience.

FULL-TIME · AMSTERDAM

Key responsibilities include:
• Use front-end languages to build user-friendly web pages
• Maintain and improve the code
• Optimize applications for maximum speed
• Design mobile-based features
• Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
• Get feedback from the Product team and apply it to improve the code
• Write functional requirement documents and guides
• Create quality mock-up’s and prototypes
• Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
• Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
• Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies

What do we expect from you?
• Proven work experience as a Front-end developer
• Experience with HTML, CSS JavaScript and jQuery
• Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
• In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development
 and deployment)
• Understanding of layout aesthetics
• Knowledge of SEO principles
• Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite (Photoshop etc.) and content management systems
• Agile mindset. Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent analytical and multitasking skills
• BSc degree in Computer Science or relevant field
• Eligible to work in the Netherlands

About DigiB

Who are we?
We are the digital hub of Brenntag – the global market leader in chemical distribution. Our diverse and international team of 45 people works hard to make digital innovation happen. Empowered by bright and creative minds we design and build state-of-the-art digital solutions to improve the Brenntag experience for its customers, employees and suppliers. Our greatest ambition is to establish the leading e-commerce and knowledge platform in the chemical industry.

Who do we work for?
Brenntag is the #1 chemical distributor in the world: It operates in 74 countries and employs more than 15.000 people.

Where does the magic happen?
We are based in Europe’s biggest startup ecosystem: B. Amsterdam – an ideal location to connect with, learn from and get inspired by other startups.

What is our DNA?
DigiB combines cutting-edge start-up environment with resources of a global corporation. Our team is on clear mission with yet an undefined track. It makes every day at DigiB thrilling, and we absolutely love it! We work in a complex environment, challenge ourselves setting ambitious goals, constantly invent and reexamine our working methods. We are the driver of change in the chemical industry. Being the first means stepping on undiscovered pathways and learning from our mistakes. That is why, we are looking for people with guts, who can make the digital transformation happen!