Senior Front-end Engineer-Black & White

Do what’s never been done!

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Farfetch is unlike anything in the world of fashion and technology.
Our mission: to revolutionize the way the world shops.
To do it, we need innovators. People who challenge convention and dare to dream.
We’ve gone from a start-up to a <strong*billion dollar* business. But we’re not done yet. Far from it.
Be bold.
Be brilliant.
Together, we can be extraordinary

We have rapidly grown into a truly global company since our launch in 2008 and we’re continuing to grow. Our family now includes partner boutiques and brands across Europe, North and South America and Asia; we demonstrate our ‘Think Global’ value in everything we do.

We are a global team of over 1,500 people and have offices based in London, New York, L.A., Porto, Guimaraes, Lisbon, Sao Paulo, Shanghai, Moscow, Hong Kong & Tokyo.

We are a company with an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative culture. We are positive, passionate and live our values: Be Human, Be Brilliant, Todos Juntos, Be Revolutionary, Think Global and Amaze Customers day to day.

The Team:

In Black & White we provide brands with a platform that explores the potential of the web in order to reach a broader audience and establish their online presence.

We are a passionate team of highly motivated developers that are constantly looking for ways to make each web experience interesting and unique. We focus on providing products that will make a difference in a constantly growing market. We love to learn and share knowledge with each other, growing as a team and succeeding as a team.

The Role:

As a Front-end Engineer on the B&W Team, you will be working in a very friendly and relaxed environment and be part of a well-motivated, talented and growing team. If you love to learn, if you are willing to share knowledge and would love to be part of the building process, using the latest technology stack and having fun doing it, this is an opportunity you can’t miss.

What you will do:

  • Explore a React/Redux stack with advanced component libraries
  • Use CSS modules while exploring new styling techniques
  • Ensure components and applications are accessible and ADA compliant
  • Build properly tested components and applications
  • Create unique UI experiences
  • Think creatively to solve engineering problems

Main requirements

  • At least 5 years of experience
  • Expert HTML/CSS knowledge
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript with some React experience
  • Passionate about clean, tested and well-documented code
  • Focus on the semantic, performant and accessible code
  • Deep awareness of browser quirks and compatibility issues
  • Interested in Universal/Isomorphic JavaScript
  • You want to learn React or a similar JavaScript framework (Vue, Angular, Ember, etc.)
  • Passionate about solving large-scale engineering challenges
  • Eagerness to learn and share knowledge
  • A good communicator and team player
  • Eager to share knowledge and learn every day


  • Birthday and Carnival as extra days off
  • Training sessions
  • Farfetch welcome voucher and staff discount
  • Food and drinks available (coffee, tea, soup, bread, milk, yoghurts, cereals, and fresh fruit)
  • Free membership in our partnered gyms
  • Farfetch for All: Employee Stock Options program
  • Health insurance for you and your family
  • Gaming room and chill-out spaces
  • Fun company events

Hosted in Portugal's cosmopolitan capital, our office is at Cais do Sodré. Our people based here will have Technology profiles and this tech center will work closely with Porto Tech Team.

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