Xara is a fast-growing, international company with core offices in the heart of Berlin and Hemel Hempstead UK. Our team at Xara has years of experience with building innovative, award winning products for the creative software market. Creative software, that encompasses document and content creation of all kinds, is the most used, the most important class of productivity software. Now we are embarking on our next challenge of shaping the future of business web apps.

Client Developer (m/f/d)

Xara is a global software company that has pioneered many technologies in the graphic design industry and has built multiple award-winning products used by millions of people around the world. Leveraging our leadership position, we are expanding our solutions in line with our mission to become the #1 visual communication platform for businesses in the new ‘Creator Economy’.

We’re building Xara Cloud, a high-quality cloud-based document creation and management platform. Google + Adobe in a single solution. For this we need very talented developers who like a challenge, to join a very capable team. See www.xara.com for details.

Overview

A distributed team, building a new slick product, using the very latest, state-of-the-art web technologies for only the latest browsers and touch devices. We use JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, React, Git, Mocha, Material UI, Kubernetes and AWS.

If you have the right skills and the determination to succeed, this is your opportunity to work on a product that will be used by millions of people, and to contribute to the most amazing web-based creative tool being developed today.

Role

Frontend Developer
Full-Time, Permanent or Contract
Competitive salary based on skills and experience, plus stock options opportunities.

Location Options

Remote, Homeworking

Xara is a remote-first company with meeting-point offices in Berlin and Hemel Hempstead, UK. Our German office is in a spacious modern building in Berlin, the tech start-up hub of Germany. There will be occasional expensed visits for face-to-face meetings with the rest of the team.

Skills & requirements

  • First and foremost you will be a very strong JavaScript/TypeScript developer, with a thorough knowledge of HTML5 and CSS and with a passion for new technology. Flexible, determined, with a can do attitude and great attention to detail and to quality.
  • Always learning quickly and able to adapt to new technologies, you work well in collaboration with other smart developers, but you’re also ready and able to focus single-mindedly on a problem and solve it yourself.
  • You are knowledgeable about how to write code that is testable, fast and reliable.
  • Almost certainly you’ll have an IT or Science degree or equivalent. Knowledge of graphics, document or photo applications, or of graphical data formats, would be an advantage. As would knowledge of other web technologies on the server and in the browser.

Technologies

Essential

  • JavaScript
  • React
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Node.js.

Desirable

  • TypeScript

Applying

If you’re interested in joining the Xara team, please complete the form.