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Lead Frontend Developer (German Speaker) - €60,000 - €70,000

Job Title: Lead Frontend Developer (German Speaker) - €60,000 - €70,000
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Berlin, Berlin
Salary: €60000 - €70000 per annum + Bonus&Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Montash Ltd
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

German Speaker - Lead Frontend Developer


Are you passionate about the digital world? Are you looking to join a cross-functional team where you can take your career into the next stage?

I am currently working with an International Luxurious Retail enterprise that is experiencing tremendous growth across the DACH Region. To support their growth, they are looking for a Senior Frontend Developer to be part of a world-class team.


In order for us to be successful we are looking for a forward thinking Senior Developer with extensive experience in HTML5 and CSS3 to join the team.


  • Become an expert with our front-end development stack.
  • Code for large and small product-facing projects.
  • Extensive JavaScript experience and strong experience in frameworks (AngularJS, Backbone)
  • Work directly with the design team and back-end development team to implement mockups and integrate with the back-end stack.
  • Accurately (to the pixel) implement designs on the web for both desktop and mobile, as well as tightly integrate with our python backend in a way that is fast, simple, and repeatable.


  • Experience in Mobile Web
  • Code for large and small product-facing projects.
  • Work directly with the design team to iterate and implement mockups.
  • Help draft and consume API calls between the front and back ends.
  • You are fluent in valid, standards-compliant, accessible, cross-browser HTML/CSS
  • You are familiar with CSS pre-processors.
  • You investigate new web technologies and strive to keep your team on modern, powerful tools.
  • You have expertise in modern object-oriented JavaScript and JS frameworks.
  • You have an existing portfolio of work documenting your code quality.
  • You have strong experience translating mockups into final code.
  • You have experience working with a back-end development team and integrating with back-end systems.
  • You have clear communication skills and a self starter attitude.
  • You have strong documentation skills
  • You have a BS or BA in Computer Science (or similar) or 3+ years of software engineering experience

Our Ideal Candidate:

  • Uses CoffeeScript.
  • Can create and maintain React components.
  • Can configure build tools like Gulp, Broccoli, and/or Grunt.
  • Has experience with front-end unit testing with Jasmine, Cucumber, or similar.
  • Has built and maintained single-page apps, using one or more of React, Backbone, EmberJS, AngularJS, or Knockout.
  • Has implemented responsive designs.
  • Can describe pros/cons of CSS methodologies like BEM, SMACSS, and OOCSS.
  • Makes efficient use of Compass (or Foundation).
  • Is comfortable jumping into a Django project.
  • Loves the mobile web.
  • Understands performance in the browser contex

If you are interested in this role, please send me an updated copy of your CV, alongside your salary expectations and the earliest start date.

You must be resident in the Germany & Europe and fully able to work without a visa, as my client is unable to sponsor visas.

To discuss this or more exciting roles, contact us on +44 (0)20 7014 0231 or visit our website on


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