JavaScript Job: Front End Engineer - fully remote

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Alternative Airlines
United Kingdom


Remote Position
(From Everywhere/No Office Location)

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JavaScript Job Details

Front-End Engineer – Fully Remote

About us:

Alternative Airlines is a fast growing tech-focused travel company. With a relentless focus on improving the experience for our customers we're in the fortunate position of bucking the travel industry pandemic trend and experiencing impressive growth.

As such we're continuing to expand our engineering team and are now looking at hiring for this key role.

What does our Tech Team look like?

Technology is central to everything that we do at Alternative Airlines!

Our in-house tech team is always pushing the limits. We rapidly design, develop and test new products to improve both the flight search and booking experience and streamline our internal processes. Our tech team are back-end and front-end engineers, digital experience and product specialists.

We’re growing and looking for passionate Front-End Engineers to join our engaged, talented and motivated tech team driving the next direction of a young and ambitious tech company.

Our tech team is defined by these characteristics:

1) Flexible working – choose where you work – fully remote or in the office. It’s up to you.

2) Fast-paced culture – we deploy daily and spend less time in meetings

3) In-house tech team – no agencies. Your work has a direct impact on a growing business

4) Work-life balance – Interests outside of work are important too!

5) Grow your skills – work on code that will teach you new skills and help you develop

6) Challenging problems – endless number of interesting and complex projects to solve

We work with latest frameworks and tools such as React, NextJs, Vercel and GraphQL, which means you’ll be able to write clean and modern code while staying up-to date with modern web technologies. You will be a part of our team, and your input and knowledge is valued.

What do front-end engineers do?

Our front-end engineers work across the Alternative Airlines website front-end. Our team work on implementing new features into the flight booking process, creating customer-facing landing pages to promote new products and augment and enhance existing functionality. Working closely with UX/UI and design colleagues in our tech team, there are lots of opportunities for collaborative testing.

You will work in a cross functional team, having ownership and responsibility for the front-end of the Alternative Airlines’ site. The role will have real responsibility and decision-making authority to control and develop the platform of You will have a hand’s on approach with a keen eye for bringing designs to life with great interfaces whilst maintaining the structural integrity and standard of the front-end codebase. Through effective design and implementation, the successful candidate will create excellent user experience across all devices including desktop, mobile and tablet.

Person Specification:

2+ years front-end web development experience

A passion for working with HTML, CSS and JavaScript with a keen eye for detail

Experience with NextJs and React useful, but not essential

Experience building mobile friendly and responsive designs.

Understanding and experience of version control including Git

Self-starter attitude, taking ownership and driving forward projects to completion

Benefits & Perks:

Flexible Working – we allow our people to choose where they work best

Highly competitive salary which is regularly reviewed

Social events throughout the year

Plenty of holiday

If the above hasn’t already told you that Alternative Airlines is a great place to work then, we also have some amazing benefits when working Alternative Airlines:

  • Flight credits of up to £1000 per year based on length of service
  • 2 extra wellness holidays per year focusing on employee wellness
  • Enjoy a 2 week paid sabbatical for every 5 years of service

Why work with us?

Our people matter, they are what drives our success. Therefore we have created a culture where we put our people first:

We understand the importance of having a good work life balance

A focus on personal progression and development

Opportunity to join an innovative and talented team

Influence the next stage of growth of a fast-growing company

Great Place to Work 2022-23
Alternative Airlines is officially certified as a Great Place to Work 2022-23. This certification was independently awarded by Great Place to Work® after they conducted an employee survey that showed:

  • 97% of employees agree that Alternative Airlines is a great place to work
  • 97% of employees agree that they’re treated as a full member regardless of their position
  • 100% of employees agree that they’re made to feel welcome when joining Alternative Airlines

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Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Flexitime
  • Work from home


  • Monday to Friday