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Senior Front-end Engineer - Design System



Software Engineering, Design
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024
About Fresha
Fresha is the leading marketplace platform for beauty & wellness trusted by millions of consumers and businesses worldwide.
Fresha is used by 110,000+ businesses and 450,000+ stylists and professionals worldwide, processing over 1 billion appointments to date.
The company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom, with global offices located in New York City, Vancouver, Sydney, Dubai, Riyadh, Amsterdam, Warsaw and Pristina.
Fresha allows consumers to discover, book and pay for beauty and wellness appointments with local businesses via its marketplace, while beauty and wellness businesses and professionals use an all-in-one platform to manage their entire operations with an intuitive subscription-free business software and financial technology solutions.
Fresha’s ecosystem gives merchants everything they need to run their business seamlessly by facilitating appointment bookings, point-of-sale, customer records management, marketing automation, loyalty, beauty products inventory and team management.
The consumer marketplace unlocks revenue potential for partner businesses by leveraging the power of online bookings and automated marketing through mobile apps and advanced integrations with major tech brands including Instagram, Facebook and Google.
Role overview
Given our exciting and progressive growth plans, we are looking for an exceptional Senior Front-End Engineer to come join our global business.
Reporting directly to the Engineering Manager, and working collaboratively in a cross-functional product team within a tribe, you will be accountable for designing and developing applications and coordinating with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure Fresha.
This is a great opportunity for someone looking to work in a fast-paced and changing environment, who likes to work autonomously, enjoys a challenge and wants to make an impact!

What you will be doing

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand user needs and design requirements for the design system.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for the design system, including design principles, guidelines, and component libraries.
  • Ensure that the design system is accessible, responsive, and optimized for performance across multiple platforms and devices.
  • Work closely with the UX team to ensure that the design system aligns with the organization's design language and branding.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve the design system based on user feedback, industry best practices, and emerging technologies.
  • Implement and maintain a consistent and scalable development process for the design system.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members, promoting knowledge sharing and skill development.
  • Collaborate with other engineering teams to integrate the design system into our products and platforms.
  • Contribute to a healthy engineering culture of feedback and growth.
  • This list is not exhaustive and there may be other activities you are required to deliver.
    To foster a collaborative environment that thrives on face-to-face interactions and teamwork, all Fresha employees work from the office four days per week, with the flexibility to work remotely one day each week, with the flexibility to work remotely one day each week. Our London HQ: Wework, 10 York Rd, London, SE1 7ND.

What we are looking for

  • Strong experience with front-end development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and React.
  • Experience with design systems, component-based design, and design tools such as Sketch or Figma.
  • Proven experience with a modern JS toolchain: e.g. NPM, Turborepo, Typescript, ESLint,...
  • A passion to write well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented code that balances beauty and pragmatism
  • Strong understanding of user experience principles, design thinking, and design methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills, ability to self-organise and work well within teams
  • Ability to plan and deliver engineering projects
  • Creative thinking and problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to interact with people from across the business and build strong relationships, including the ability to influence upwards effectively
  • Self-starter and proactive approach
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and changing environment

Additional Ad-hoc duties

  • Familiarity with continuous integration
  • Familiarity with development-aiding tools
  • Familiarity with low-level styling libraries such as Vanilla Extract, SCSS, StyleX…
  • At Fresha, we value passion and potential as much as specific skills. If you're enthusiastic and eager to learn, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every listed requirement. We believe in fostering growth and providing the support needed for you to excel in your role.

Interview Process

  • Screen call - with a member from the Talent Team - 30 - 60 MINUTES
  • 1st stage - Video-call/in-person interview with Hiring Manager - 45-60 MINUTES
  • Tech stage - Video-call/in-person interview with Hiring Team - up to 90 MINUTES
  • Final Stage - Video-call/in-person interview with CTO - up to 30 minute
  • We aim to complete the entire interview process and deliver feedback within 3 weeks.
    Every job application received is reviewed manually by our talent team. While we strive to assess applications within 7 days, the sheer volume of talented individuals expressing interest may occasionally extend this timeframe
Our UK office is situated in the vibrant locale of Waterloo, London. Our standard operating procedure entails employees spending four days per week at the office, fostering a collaborative environment that thrives on face-to-face interactions and teamwork. Additionally, we acknowledge the importance of flexibility in today's dynamic work landscape. To accommodate this, our team members have the option to work remotely for one day each week, providing the convenience and adaptability needed for optimal work-life integration.
Inclusive workforce
At Fresha, we are creating a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel comfortable.
We want all Fresha people to feel included and truly empowered to contribute fully to our vision and goals. Everyone who applies will receive fair consideration for employment.
We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.
If you have any accessibility requirements that would make you more comfortable during the interview process and/or once you join, please let us know so that we can support you.