Front-End Developer Bucharest

Job Title: Lead Front-End Developer Bucharest

Contract: Full-time contractor

About Goldfish Goldfish was founded to rebuild trust between companies and agencies. For too long agencies have been mistrusted and unliked – we’re changing that at Goldfish. We’re building the teams of the future to partner with ambitious ecommerce businesses who want to start, grow or change. Goldfish are a full service agency specialising in ecommerce. Our clients come to Goldfish to hire high performing teams across digital, data and marketing. We’re looking for a lead front-end developer in Bucharest to lead the development team across multiple clients and help deliver better code, faster for our clients.

The role

  • Assess developers and QA during hiring process helping us grow the team with high quality developers
  • Set the technical direction of our front-end technologies and lead the implementation
  • Devise, explain and review technical solutions with the team
  • Estimating and refining user stories and acceptance criteria written by product managers
  • Debugging and troubleshooting complex problems in Shopify and WordPress
  • Taking specifications from the design team and building them in Shopify and/or WordPress
  • Collaborating with product managers and designers to deliver an iteration that achieves the user’s goal
  • Conducting code reviews/peer review on submitted code with colleagues
  • Managing dev, staging and production environments
  • Monitoring and improving the pipeline by introducing automated testing
  • Participating in agile rituals including standup, refinement, sprint planning and retrospective

Skills required

  • Fluency in HTML, CSS, and Vanilla JS
  • Extensive understanding of front-end principles like web standards, progressive enhancement, responsive web design and performance optimisation
  • Experience with command line tools such as CSS pre/post processors
  • An eye for detail, an appreciation for design and usability principles
  • Extensive Javascript knowledge and experience – particularly the use of JS on e-commerce websites and/or platforms
  • Experience working with Liquid (Shopify) and Woocommerce
  • Must have proven record working with Shopify stores and WordPress
  • At least four years’ experience in a similar role, agency side would be desirable but an in-house background is also sought after
  • Strong attention to detail and assuming there’s always a better way
  • Experience working in a cross functional agile team and knows agile scrum methodology


  • 4,200 EUR pm (brut)
  • 1 day remote working per week (fully remote until end of Covid crisis)
  • Personal training budget of 2,000 EUR per year
  • Brand new MacBook Pro (permanent only)
  • Working on global clients with well-known brands

The recruitment process

Our recruitment process is 3 stages. First, an interview so we can get to know you and what you’re looking for in your next role. Second, a technical assessment which you will receive 100 EUR to complete (we don’t believe in unpaid work). Lastly, a final interview to introduce you to the whole team.

How we hire

Goldfish is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring equal opportunities regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability and gender identity. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know in your application.

How to apply

To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to with the job title in the subject line.

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