Rotterdam - As a Front End Web Developer within our Freemium Area you will contribute to making sure our users get the highest quality features and an excellent user experience.
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On a daily basis our content reaches millions of users, making DPG Media the biggest media house of The Netherlands and Belgium. We have built a white-label platform for web and app which serves our 2 biggest national news brands AD.nl and HLN.be, as well as 8 regional brands in the Netherlands and Belgium.
About the team
You will be part of a cross-functional and agile web development team that consists of 9 people from the Netherlands and Belgium. We speak Dutch to communicate with each other in the team and sometimes English with other teams. Our home base is our Rotterdam office - located right next to Rotterdam Central Station - and close to our editorial staff and other digital teams that work on this platform. Currently, we all work from home, which works really well. Once we can return to our offices we most likely will not require our development teams to be in the office 5 days per week but come to a more hybrid way of working (i.e. at least 1 day per week in Rotterdam).
What you will be doing
Working with highly talented people, you’ll deliver the best news product to our users. Because you’re working in a huge landscape with advanced technologies, you will keep on learning every day. Our front end will be undergoing some serious changes this year, so this is a key position. You will be working in a cloud based environment while always striving for the best code quality and applying security measures. Your main tasks are:
We offer a high-performing tech workplace where we treasure freedom, from how you find solutions to choosing your path. Feel free to be an entrepreneur, an apprentice, a team player, and, of course, to be you.
Even more reasons to work at DPG Media
At DPG Media, we work for more than 90 strong news brands, magazines, television shows, radio stations, and online services such as Qmusic, NU.nl, Tweakers, Libelle, and VTM. Although we look like a media group, we are really a tech company. We get digital transformation done.
We offer a high-performing tech workplace where we treasure freedom, from how you find solutions to choosing your path. Feel free to be an entrepreneur, an apprentice, a team player, and, of course, to be you. We welcome everyone to apply, whatever your background may be. A great bunch of smart colleagues awaits you and are eager for you to join the team, whether that be a project team, a pub quiz team, or a sports team.
Who you are:
You love learning new things and keep a close eye on technological evolutions. You are open-minded and critical with a no-nonsense approach: always looking for the ‘why’ of things. Also, you are passionate about IT and development, always focused on quality. What else do we expect:
Experience with test automation, contract testing and test-driven development.
Experience with Google Web Vitals, Thymeleaf, React and NextJS is a real bonus
You have a team-oriented agile mindset and experience with scrum and DevOps.
You can work independently, but are never reluctant to ask for help or offer help to others. Reaching out to other teams or stakeholders comes natural to you.
You are fluent in Dutch and preferably speak English on a professional level.
As the largest media company in the Netherlands, we are open to all talents in our society. We call on candidates with a diverse background - in the broadest sense of the word - to apply for this position. It’s the differences between colleagues that lead to surprising insights and innovative solutions. And that, in turn, fits very well with us as an organization. We are curious about you, your qualities, and your experience.
Want to know more first? I would be happy to answer your questions via Venetia de Wit at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call or send an app on +31-615850813.
We love doing our own recruitment and are not interested in working with agencies.
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