Who We Are:Frieze is the world’s leading platform for modern and contemporary art, dedicated to artists, galleries, collectors and art lovers alike. Frieze comprises three magazines – frieze, Frieze Masters Magazine and Frieze Week – and five international art fairs – Frieze London, Frieze Masters, Frieze New York, Frieze Los Angeles and Frieze Seoul. In October 2021, Frieze also launched No.9 Cork Street, a permanent space for visiting international galleries in the heart of Mayfair, London. Frieze is part of the IMG network.Endeavor is a global sports and entertainment company, home to the world’s most dynamic and engaging storytellers, brands, live events and experiences. The company is comprised of industry leaders including entertainment agency WME; sports, fashion, events and media company IMG; and premier mixed martial arts organization UFC. The Endeavor network specializes in talent representation, sports operations & advisory, event & experiences management, media production & distribution, experiential marketing and brand licensing.
We're looking for a Front-end Developer with React Experience.
Frieze is a media and events company with offices in London, New York and Berlin that comprises three publications, frieze magazine, Frieze Masters Magazine and Frieze Week; seven international art fairs, Frieze London, Frieze Masters, Frieze LA, Frieze New York, Frieze Seoul, and the newly acquired fairs Expo Chicago and The Armory Show; and frieze.com – the definitive resource for contemporary art and culture, with digital subscription membership products and accompanying mobile app. In addition, we have a permanent exhibition space at No.9 Cork Street, a hub for visiting international galleries in the heart of Mayfair, London.
Frieze is part of the IMG within the IMG Events and On Location division. IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media, a subsidiary of Endeavor, a global entertainment, sports and content company.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
The Digital Team’s main responsibilities are for the frieze.com website, our iOS and Android Fair and Member Benefits mobile application, the company’s web-based CRM application, our Membership platform and our Online Viewing Room. We are also responsible for building and maintaining a suite of B2B fair management web applications, including our fair timeslot booking and ticketing products.
The Full Stack Developer is a core member of the Digital Team, reporting to the Senior Developer and working alongside other Developers, Product and Project management, and the Data and Insights team also within the directorate. You will be helping us innovate and drive change, finding and architecting business-critical digital and technical solutions for all areas of the business.
Creating stable, scalable and flexible digital products across all business units in a wide range of technologies, as well as maintaining and iteratively improving our existing infrastructure
Working in a fast-paced, agile environment, managed by our Digital Product Manager and Digital Programme Manager
Helping to maintain and improve our development and hosting platforms, processes and pipelines
Researching and experimenting with new technologies and products, with the goal to always seek new and better ways to solve our problems
Knowledge and Experience
At least 3 years’ real-world experience developing, hosting and maintaining websites and building mobile applications using a wide range of modern and standard frameworks and approaches
A portfolio of work or previous projects which demonstrate the required skills and abilities
Experience in collaborating with 3rd party web development agencies and contract developers
Skills and Abilities
Ability to demonstrate knowledge and experience in a range of web and mobile technologies, specifically React.js
Good experience of building and consuming REST-based APIs
Knowledge of SQL-based databases, such as MySQL and Postgres
Firm grasp of version control concepts and best practices, such as Git
Ability and experience in troubleshooting complex applications and integrations
Some experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB
Experience in configuring cloud-based hosting environments such as AWS and Heroku but equally, you should also have a good understanding of traditional web hosting technologies (Linux, Apache, MySQL, etc)
An appreciation of what makes a good, accessible UI/UX and an ability to implement it
A good knowledge and appreciation of the command line
Experience working in a fast-paced agile environment, with an adaptable, pragmatic and collaborative attitude to work where team performance and the right outcome for the business are paramount
A passion for quality, a deep curiosity about everything and a natural attention to every detail
A strong visual awareness and a flair for visual design and good user experience
A continued desire to learn new products, tools and techniques and a keenness to share experiences
Highly effective at making yourself understood and in understanding others, verbally and in writing, willing and able to discuss technical topics with non-technical colleagues
Positive and energetic, comfortable with the occasionally demanding challenges of putting together live events where time pressures are critical
Our Diversity & Inclusion Statement
Frieze unites people in our love of the arts. We understand this can only be accomplished when we harness the entirety of our company and lead with a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do. As a global company that drives culture, we are committed to practicing anti-discrimination including race, gender identity, sexual orientation, and disability, together with artists, writers, and cultural practitioners from all backgrounds. There is still much work to be done to address systemic inequality and discrimination within the arts and culture industry, and we are dedicated to making progress to both within our own organization and the art world at large.