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Jr. Frontend Developer.

Fulltime · Amsterdam

Who are we

Story of AMS is one of the fastest growing, eCommerce first, digital agencies in the Netherlands. We have the pleasure of working with Dutch legacy clients such as Lucas Bols and Royal Coster Diamonds, to globally recognised brands like Intersport and Signify (Philips).

We’ve been in action for 5 years and counting - with a current team of (insert number) we’re always on the lookout for new members to join us.

Our head office is based in Amsterdam near Vondelpark, with an international team of self-starters, we’re ambitiously trying to change the eCommerce industry - together.

Job Description

  • Effectively communicating and collaborating with designers, developers, and other members of the digital production team to develop best-of-breed digital products that solve a problem and are simple to use.

  • Able to understand / work in existing projects and execute given tasks with guidance.

  • Capable of taking well-defined sub-tasks and completing these tasks

  • Participating in the daily scrums and periodic sprint planning, retrospectives, and other Agile process ceremonies.

  • Helping us to discover, evaluate, and incorporate new technologies and capabilities to enhance our digital products.

Requirements

  • Good coding ability in JavaScript

  • 6+ months of working experience in React 

  • A basic understanding of Typescript

  • Passion for writing clean and compatible code

  • Willingness to learn new technologies and move between different tech stacks

  • Definitely a pre if you’ve collaborated extensively with UX/UI designers and have an eye for design too

  • Bonus points for GraphQL, Next.js and a passion for JAM stack 

Benefits

When working at story of AMS, some of the benefits you can enjoy are;

  • First and foremost, becoming part of a highly talented and ambitious team

  • Career framework with clear steps

  • A 12-month contract to start with

  • A minimum amount of holidays instead of the usual policy where it's capped

  • Mental well-being via Openup

  • Constant learning culture through in-house knowledge sharing sessions, books, and courses

  • Monthly team-events

  • Yearly company retreat abroad

  • Beautiful 'clubhouse' in the middle of Amsterdam-Zuid where you can work from whenever you want

  • Lots of team drinks on our boat during the summer

  • Personal development and career opportunities within Story of AMS

If this sounds like you we would love to hear your story. Working at AMS we can promise an enthusiastic, international team of self-starters from many different backgrounds, with many different experiences.

Joining one of Amsterdam's fastest growing companies you'll have the opportunity to grow with us, playing an important role in taking Story of AMS to the next level.