Lead Front End Developer

London, England, United Kingdom · Engineering


Hello, we’re Karmarama. We are the UKs most progressive creative agency, now part of Accenture Interactive. And we’ve just been named number 8 in the Sunday Times Best Companies to work for in 2019.

We create ideas and solutions across Brand communication, Digital and Direct communication, Digital Products and Platforms, Digital Innovation, Film & Print Production and PR & Social.

But that’s enough about us (for now…. there’s more on what it’s like to work here, further down), first, let us tell you about the Role:

This role will sit within the Digital Products and Platforms team. You’ll work alongside, and collaboratively with, other Developers across Web, iOS and Android, QA, Product Managers, Delivery Managers, UX Designers, UI Designers, and QA (all based within our office in Farringdon).

You will have overall responsibility for all Front End web technology within the Product team; leading and growing a team of talented web developers (30%) and architecting and leading web development and ensuring all of our web delivery is flawless whilst constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s possible (70%). If you come from a full stack background you’ll use your experience to take the lead with integration concerns such as CMS choice, middleware solutions, appropriate API design and end-to-end security.

What does that mean for you?

Join the team, and you’ll be:


To join the team, ideally you will have experience with:

What happens next:

We’ll be in touch within a few working days of receiving your application if we wish to discuss the role with you further. At that point we’ll invite you in for your first interview, an in-person peer-to-peer Javascript Tech Test with one of our Senior Developers followed by a chat with our Head of Engineering. If that goes well, we’ll ask you back for a second (and final) interview to meet other members of the team from Delivery, Product and Development.


What’s it like to work at Karmarama:

We believe in ‘Good Works’. It is the ethos upon which the company was founded, and stays at the heart of everything we do. It’s a simple belief; if we do good, good will come to us.

We have always been a values and people led organisation. And would describe ourselves as a group of interesting, interested, smart, motivated and collaborative characters who care (about it all: each other, clients and of course the work). It’s by no accident that we choose our Employee of the Month and Team of the Month based on our 4 C’s: Care, Collaboration, Candour and Character.

But we don’t just talk the talk; As number 8 in the Sunday Times Best Companies to work for in 2019, we are extremely proud of our working culture here at Karmarama; its unique, and we’re famous for it.

We are proud to have created a working environment in which our people can thrive. Learning and Development, Wellbeing, and Inclusion & Diversity are all taken very seriously, but we’re still growing, still learning, and still need YOU to help us continue to do so.

Perks and Benefits:

On top of all the standard benefits you would expect (Private medical, Pension, Gym membership – Gym Box or Mob45, Season ticket loan, Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare vouchers, 25 days holiday and a bonus Birthday half day holiday, plus more) we offer some pretty unique and exciting initiatives:

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