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Front End Developer

This is a full-time role / London

MarcoPolo is a rapidly growing online kids’ educational media company and it is looking to expand its amazing team! We design award-winning products that enrich millions of kids’ learning experiences worldwide. We're a close-knit, collaborative group that obsesses about visual design, UXD, and now understanding the data to help produce bespoke learning experiences for kids (ages 3-7).

We’re continuing to grow and build out our product offering, and as such we have an exciting space in the team for a Front End developer to come in and make truly engaging games for kids

Responsibilities

  • Work on our educational app MarcoPolo World School
  • Build out the MarcoPolo CMS system
  • Manage and maintain the CMS system
  • Support and update the company website as appropriate
  • Deploy and manage to Amazon web services.
  • Assist with the design, build, and maintenance of efficient, reusable, and reliable code
  • Collaborate with game artists and developers to establish an effective production pipeline

Requirements

  • Graduate within a computer science or game development based field or similar
  • Experience using Amazon web services
  • Experience with React JS
  • Experience with Angular
  • Experience within MySQL databases (optional)
  • HTML5
  • Javascript
  • Java (optional)
  • Maintaining and updating REST API (optional)
  • Excellent communicator, both written and verbal
  • Team player with a hardworking can do attitude is a must
  • Must be organized and able to prioritize and manage work and adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • Native level fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • Ability to work without direct supervision and comfortable using initiative in a lean start up

Extra Qualities

  • Enthusiastic team player who looks out for others, provides guidance, and readily shares knowledge
  • Experience working in a digital/Mobile/App based startup environment.
  • Experience/good knowledge of the kids’ educational space.

Due to high volumes of applications MarcoPolo Learning cannot commit to feeding back to all applications and this is a full-time role, based in London.

Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK.