Join the team

Full stack developer

The role

We are looking for an experienced developer as we expand our central London team. Working in HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript you’ll help to develop innovative digital solutions. 

You’ll work closely within a project team to shape solutions from initial concept to finished design. Along the way you’ll need to consider everything from creating exciting and meaningful transitions to writing re-usable code. 

You’ll need to have a keen eye for visual design and a belief in delivering excellence and quality. Passionate about user-interfaces and user-experiences, your initiative and creative thinking will ensure that our applications deliver on innovation and design. 

An interest in working with server-side technologies like PHP and MySQL or with web-services from AWS or Azure would also be beneficial.

The company

At Saffron we develop award winning digital learning experiences. Using insights from behavioural science we ensure our experiential learning solutions deliver transformational change. Since starting out in 2000, we’ve worked with FTSE 250 companies, the public sector and non-for-profit organisations. Our client lists includes Coca-Cola, Microsoft, Volkswagen and William Hill.

Why work for us?

Saffron’s solutions and our people are industry leaders and together we’ve won many coveted awards. At Saffron everyone’s ideas are valued. Our innovation is possible because we encourage and expect every team member to use their initiative and contribute ideas. You’ll have the freedom to think creatively and impact Saffron’s offering. Working at Saffron includes:

  • 37.5 hours working week
  • Competitive salary
  • Up to 25 days annual leave
  • Self-development days
  • Employer pension contributions

It’s the small things that also matter to us. That’s why we celebrate birthdays, keep the office stocked up with fresh fruit and are known to stop for a drink or two on a Friday. Check out our Facebook page to see our latest team activity.

  • Develop innovative applications using modular JavaScript and libraries like BackboneJS or similar MVC
  • A minimum of 12 months front-end development, preferably in a digital agency
  • Knowledge and practical experience of modern HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Able to write re-usable and maintainable code 
  • Familiar with build tools such as Grunt or Webpack
  • Experience using AWS or Azure APIs
  • Strong eye for design and user-experience
  • Self-motivated with strong attention to detail
  • A passion to learn and develop professionally
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills and an ability to prioritise and meet deadlines
  • Minimum of a 2:1 bachelor’s degree in an appropriate subject
  • An excellent telephone manner and command of oral and written English
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills 
  • Self-starter with a desire for early responsibility
  • A passion to learn and develop professionally
  • A creative and persuasive verbal and written communicator with an eye for detail and accuracy
  • Strong IT literacy 
  • Some sales, account management, bid writing or business development experience is preferred

Selection process

  • A short telephone interview
  • A coding assignment
  • Presentation and face-to-face interview with the Saffron team

Location: Central London
Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience

To apply please send a copy of your CV and a cover letter to