Javascript web developer

Job description


Amsterdam - Work on our latest product that contributes to our mission “we want to enrich people’s lives with leading media that inform, inspire and entertain” by bringing the most relevant news to millions of people.


What will you be doing

In this job as a front-end developer you will work in end-to-end feature teams and collaborate with back-end developers, machine learning engineers and mobile devs. You will help integrate personalization features in our news apps and in a standalone product in an environment that keeps reinventing itself and puts the user/reader first. Naturally, you make sure everything works seamlessly and is user friendly, so everyone can access his or her news.

  • Together with the UX’ers you will design the product where you’ll be responsible for coding, testing and deploying.

  • You work closely together with and guide the backend developers through your requirements and collaborate with machine learning engineers to bring their work as soon as possible to the consumer

  • You align with the mobile developers to ensure that our product is aligned on all platforms.


About the team

You will become part of a young team, both in age as in lifetime. With this comes the opportunity to contribute to deciding the most efficient way to complete the roadmap. The aim is to work together with a team of machine learning engineers, mobile, backend and frontend developers, accompanied by UX designers. The best part? They are working in feature teams.


We offer

  • An experience-based salary.
  • 36-hour workweek.
  • 12% personal choice budget (of which 8% is holiday allowance).
  • Participation in the profit sharing arrangement.
  • Personal development opportunities such as education, training and certificates.
  • Location in Amsterdam (currently we work from home).
  • Working with the latest stack.
  • Knowledge sharing from our tech colleagues.


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.


Learn what we have to offer you or get to know our tech company! And while you’re at it, you can find us on LinkedIn and Twitter too.

Job requirements

Who are you

As you’ve already built several websites, you know how to turn a concept of a website in a launched and deployed one. You are experienced in TypeScript and React and have experience in performance testing/optimization. Also you:

  • are familiar with automated testing using CI/CD.

  • are passionate about development and always focus on quality.

  • are team oriented, always going for victory together.


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.


Will you be our new colleague? Then apply now!

Want to know more first? I would be happy to answer your questions via mark.van.dommelen@dpgmedia.nl. You can also call or send an app to +316 83 80 00 59.


We prefer to do our recruitment ourselves and do not need any help with this.