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Professional photography made hassle-free, affordable and accessible

Lead Full-stack Developer

£40k – £60k • 0.25% – 1.5%
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👉About us

Perfocal.com is a VC-backed, London-based tech startup providing on-demand photography services. Featured as the "Uber for hiring photographers" by DigitalTrends, we have grown the service to six UK cities since launch and we will expand the platform internationally soon. We’re looking for experienced full-stack developers to join the tech team.

👉What you will do

- Work closely with the product team as well as junior developers
- Develop, test and maintain our products - get hands dirty
- Identify and analysis tech/product challenges, and select the best available tech solutions for the products we make
- Actively get involved in other aspects of product making, such as analysis, design, troubleshooting, optimising and documentation
- Offer help and guidance to junior team members where necessary
- Provides support under critical/urgent situations, including off-hour duties if required to

👉We'd love to hear from you if

- You have 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing consumer-facing applications
- You can communicate in English fluently, both in written and spoken
- You have substantial knowledge of Node.js applications, and are familiar with common Node.js API application frameworks such as Express.js, LoopBack, React, etc.
- You have good experience with PostgreSQL as well as database design and optimisation
- You are comfortable to integrate and test third-party APIs based on documentation
- You’ve developed applications with major cloud services such as AWS
- You have an excellent understanding of version control and development operations
- You have experience leading a small developer team and are confident to conduct code reviews, share feedback & experience through the team and help others grow

👉It'll be nice if

- You have a bachelor or master degree in related subjects
- You know the basics about interface design
- You have worked on a marketplace or on-demand service project
- You have an interest (or burning passion) in photography
- You have experience in a fast-growing start-up

👉What we offer

Benefits Perfocal offers include flexible working, competitive salaries, substantial stock options, pension plans and many more. We value learning and will help you with your personal development where possible.

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