Senior Frontend Developer (Copenhagen)

Issuu, Copenhagen, Denmark

Connecting content to people.

At Issuu, we empower content creators through cutting edge tools, technology and services. We exist to help creators of longform, highly visual content build audiences and businesses. We're looking for a senior Frontend Developer to join our ride.

We are the right company for you, if you

  • want to work on a product that matters to a lot of people – We receive hundreds of visits per second and host over 50M+ documents,
  • consider yourself one of the best at what you do and you're looking for equally talented colleagues,
  • are self-driven and would never just want to take the next ticket,
  • are curious and never stopped learning and exploring new languages, technologies and solutions,
  • seek a culture where all voices matter when it comes to shaping the future of the product,
  • want to work with colleagues who have ‘here to help’ attitude, and absolutely want to help you succeed.

We believe you can help us succeed by

  • joining a team of highly skilled web enthusiasts building web applications in an agile environment,
  • building great responsive websites that ensure the best possible user experience on all platforms ranging from desktop, tablet over mobile web and native apps,
  • building production systems that serves billions of pages every month,
  • being excited about HTML5 features like SVG and being on the pulse of new developments in the browser technology field.

We are looking for someone who has

  • a Master’s degree in CS or equivalent,
  • a demonstrated ability to deliver results in a fast paced environment,
  • expert understanding of browsers, web technologies (object-oriented JavaScript, HTML, CSS), and a passion for the latest and greatest web standards,
  • strong competence in building user interfaces,
  • experience architecting and building robust high-performance production web applications,
  • used to working with Design and Product teams,
  • experience with MVC-based web applications (a plus),
  • experience with server-side languages like Python (a plus),
  • excellent communications skills in English,
  • opportunity to obtain a valid EU work permit.

  • Can you say yes to most of these qualifications? If you want to build truly scalable systems and work on something that matters, it’s time to apply!

Other things you should know are

  • we're currently working on Issuu’s Story Cloud both on web and mobile apps, machine learning for better understanding of our content, internal analytics and our famous reading experience to mention a few examples,
  • we currently use Python, OCaml, Javascript, Erlang and a bit of C++, and we’re extremely open to using new languages and/or technologies,
  • our architecture is microservice-oriented using AMQP,
  • we deploy multiple times a day on AWS and use Docker Swarm, MySQL, Redis, Node, etc.,
  • we strive to be agile (Who doesn’t?), but we're not religious about Scrum, Kanban or any other methodology.
Would You Like to Join?
We're looking for the right person to join our team in Copenhagen and if it's you, don't hesitate to apply!

Our office is conveniently close to the center of Copenhagen in the heart of Vesterbro. It has a friendly, creative and welcoming atmosphere in a cool office environment, additionally with a music room, table tennis, and old-school arcade games. We provide delicious catered lunches, breakfast every Friday, as well as healthy drinks and snacks, and also organise regular outings, meetup events, and hackathons.

Dig deeper.
Most of our content creators are on a mission to change their world in some way. They are passionate and driven and we consider ourselves the same. Check some of them out:
The avantgarde Italian kids fashion magazine: https://issuu.com/kidswearmagazine
The Danish outdoor garage start-up magazine: https://issuu.com/outsite.org
The Polish/Irish photographer: https://issuu.com/thefix-analogue-magazine
The American Meteorite Exchange Inc. Magazine: https://issuu.com/meteorite-times

We encourage everyone to apply regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital, veteran or disability status.

About Issuu

A truly modern media company, Issuu gives anyone with digitally bound content the ability to upload and distribute their publications worldwide. In just minutes. And as often as they’d like. Each day, more than 20,000 newly uploaded publications become instantly available to active readers around the world who use Issuu’s site and mobile apps to discover and engage with what they love, from magazines, newspapers and portfolios, to catalogs, DIY guides, community programs and more. Creators everywhere choose to publish on Issuu because they get what they need to grow, including collaboration tools, advanced analytics, and the ability to charge for publications. And their readers are rewarded with the absolute best reading experience possible — regardless of device or platform.


Want to learn more about Issuu? Visit Issuu's website.