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Playground is looking for a Front-end Developer with a strong passion and expertise in web development, and the design and implementation of front end solutions.

[ Full-time ]


You will be part of the agency’s Dev team and will work for national and international brands, managing diverse projects ranging from the creation of landing pages and marketing content to the creation of microsite experiences, institutional sites, ecommerce and gaming.

Coordinated by a Project Manager, you will actively contribute to the creative proposal working in close contact with the UX/UI Designer, Strategist and other front-end developers to craft innovative solutions where the user experience and user interactions are central aspects of the programming.

We’re looking for a collaborative person with solid training and methods, capable of creating effective solutions to a high level of quality.

Main responsibilities

Collaborate with the Creative Team in defining proposals

Follow the front end development of landing pages, websites, eCommerce and web apps from ideation to go-live

Produce maintainable and reusable code, compatible with major development standards and popular browsers

Develop front-end content in WordPress (with Advanced Custom Fields) and Shopify (pages and templates)

Skills and Qualifications

Many years experience developing agency or related digital projects

Critical thinking and results-oriented approach

Proactive in identifying problems and finding solutions

Good knowledge of the English language

Technical skills

Good knowledge of the latest standards HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript ES6+ and their principal preprocessors (Pug, SASS/SCSS, LESS…)

Good knowledge of responsive design concepts and mobile first approach

Good knowledge of fundamental SEO concepts and best practice in developing and conforming to the W3C standards (for the type of projects that require it)

Familiarity with bundler (Webpack, Gulp…) and package managers (NPM, Yarn…)

Familiarity with javascript framework/library (React, VueJS, Svelte…)

Familiarity with the most popular JS libraries (GSAP, RequireJS…)

Nice to have

Familiarity with the principal WebGL libraries (Three.js, Pixi JS…)

Knowledge of the Shopify platform and its Liquid language configurations is appreciated

What we offer

Full-time employment contract

Ticket Restaurant

Latest generation MacBook Pro

Training courses designed to deepen and enrich both soft skills and technical knowledge

Paid overtime or accumulation of hour bank

Corporate benefits platform

Annual subscription to Gympass (flexible access to gyms, sports facilities, courses, personal trainers and wellness apps)

Indoor canteen area with refrigerators and microwaves

Relaxation areas with table soccer, table tennis, musical instruments and games

Hybrid working and flexible hours

About us

Playground is an independent digital agency founded in 2006. We’re a team of around 60 people and collaborate with some of the most exciting brands in the market, including The North Face, Inter F.C, Vans, Salewa, Luxottica, Timberland, Milan, Napapijri, and Hogan, to name a few.

We design and create digital experiences and content such as websites, web platforms, e-commerce, DEM campaigns, online contests, casual games, content for campaigns and motion graphic videos.

We take care of the whole production cycle, from strategy to UX design, from UI implementation to web development.

In the past two years, we have entered three prestigious rankings:

  • 1000 Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies 2021 compiled by the Financial Times
  • Growth Leaders 2021, 2022 and 2023 compiled by Il Sole 24 Ore and Statista
  • Champions of Growth 2022 and 2023 compiled by the German ITQF Institute in collaboration with La Repubblica Affari & Finanza

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