Front-end Developer

We’re looking for a talented Mid-level Front-end Developer to join us in creating apps, online services and business-critical systems for organisations across the country. You will work on a range of exciting and life-changing digital projects, examples of some of the projects we have already worked on include;

  • Apps to make sex workers safer
  • Web-based platforms to help the community access underutilized resources like transport and venues
  • Apps that help prevent trips and falls for older people
  • Platforms to help businesses and investors measure their impact on society
  • Apps to that make it easy to donate unwanted goods to charity

….and so much more.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working on the Front-end Team to develop bespoke websites, web applications and prototypes
  • Working on and developing key Reason Digital products
  • Collaborating with other team project members across a spectrum of disciplines to deliver great work
  • Provide accurate estimates to ensure smooth project timelines and clear client expectations
  • Learning and utilising frameworks and libraries to improve the speed, compatibility and quality of your work
  • Working with the rest of the team to develop your skills in tools, frameworks and techniques that we’ll use for future projects

Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years experience in a commercial environment
  • HTML5, CSS3 / Sass and JavaScript (ES6+)
  • CMS-driven theme development from the ground-up; particularly Drupal and ideally WordPress
  • SPA and JS MVC/MVVM development e.g. Vue.js, React, Angular, etc.
  • Creating and enhancing development workflows e.g. Webpack, Gulp, etc.
  • Good knowledge of web accessibility principles
  • Good knowledge of browser performance principles
  • Good knowledge and understanding of PHP
  • Source control via Git and Bitbucket


Our bright and airy offices are right in the heart of Manchester’s Northern Quarter within easy walking distance of all major train, tram and bus stations. We offer a competitive salary based on experience and give you the choice to work on either a Mac or a PC.

There is other great benefits you will have access to too such as:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunities to work from home
  • 28 days holiday and the ability to purchase up to 5 more days through a salary sacrifice scheme
  • Paid sick, emergency and compassionate leave
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme and other salary sacrifice schemes providing tax efficient ways to pay for parking, gym memberships and more…
  • Paid volunteering leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Access to training, materials and the ability to attend conferences and networking events where relevant
  • A staff perks package offering free mobile phone insurance and money off high street and online shopping, technology, motoring, travel, food, experiences and popular attractions

You will get involved in working on a diverse range of interesting projects working with charities and other organisations to deliver social good in an environment where your ideas will be heard and you will have input into key decisions, contracts and policies.

Meet the Team

Meet some of the Reason Digital Front-end Team

Developer Illustration

How to apply

Send your CV and a cover letter to, telling us why you’re perfect for the job.