Senior Front-end Developer

Who are we?

Who are we?

We are a young and fast-growing start-up from Utrecht focusing on the e-commerce and online marketing sectors. Channable was founded 6 years ago and developed into a company with an international team of over 110 young professionals. While you can still benefit from the start-up vibe, working at Channable also means being part of a professional company with a highly skilled Development team.

Job description

What will your role be?

As a front-end developer at Channable you will be responsible for building an intuitive application that our customers use to automate their digital marketing. You will be prototyping new features based on customer feedback and making decisions to improve how our customers are guided through our tool. After a feature is implemented you will also be rolling out the feature together with other members of the product team, landing new functionalities in the hands of our customers. The main language is JavaScript, but you will also be working with Handlebars and Less. Next to that we are always trying to improve our codebase, like migrating all code to TypeScript and using the latest JavaScript language functionalities.

The development department is divided into three teams: Infrastructure, DevOps and Product. If you want to read more about our development adventures, check out our tech blog: You can also take a look at some of our open-source work at to get a feeling of how we work together and what our code looks like

You will be part of the product team, we are looking for someone who:

  • Has an interest in building a modern web-based JavaScript application
  • Has an ability to think about requirements from customers or our own teams and finding solutions that have the most impact
  • Can convert requirements into fully-fledged product features
  • Collaborates with team members and improves the team as a whole
  • Has an interest in applying new technologies and practices to a large existing frontend-end codebase
  • Good experience with web development, web technologies and APIs
  • Has a high bar for quality of code and user experience

In more technical terms you’ll be working on:

  • Our Ember.js single-page application, Handlebars, LESS
  • Our new website being built in React.js that is going to be closely integrated with our application

By using the following:

  • Languages: JavaScript, Handlebars, LESS
  • Libraries: Ember.js, React.js, Handlebars, JSX, LESS
  • Tools: Ember-cli, Node, Yarn

Practical requirements

  • EU citizenship or a work permit, already living in The Netherlands
  • Available for at least 4 days a week, preferably full-time

What do we offer?

  • Competitive salary
  • Informal atmosphere within our international, young, talented and ambitious team
  • A flat organization that is open to your ideas
  • Great personal development possibilities
  • A spot in our beautiful office in the heart of Utrecht, where lunch and much more is catered daily
  • Great working conditions: hackathons, free massages, a PlayStation to fight afternoon dips, and Channable sports groups. Finish the week with well-deserved drinks with your colleagues at our own office-bar!

Do you want to see more of Channable and your future colleagues? Check out our social media channels like Instagram and Linkedin!


Are you interested? Please apply by clicking on the "apply now" button below. If you convince us, you will be invited for an interview in our office in Utrecht, or through Skype if you don’t live in the area (yet). Your starting date is flexible, but preferably as soon as possible.

Do you have any questions about this vacancy? Please contact Marloes (

Remark: The recent developments of the COVID 19 virus have led to worldwide measures. Channable is prioritizing the safety of its employees, therefore all face-to-face meetings have to be postponed. Lucky for you, we are skilled with video calling! This means you can still apply for a job at Channable, and we can have interviews through Google Hangouts or Zoom. It could be that we take a bit longer to reply to your application. Thank you for your understanding and we hope you still apply to work for us even though the process will take a bit longer!

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