Front-End Developer (f/​m/​x)

Full-time | Düsseldorf, Germany | Equity possible

Who we are

Based in Düsseldorf, Germany, Vegshelf is revolutionising the food system by bringing more variety of plant-based food products in retail stores and restaurants. We are building the first digital B2B platform (currently at Beta) that streamlines discovery, sampling & sourcing of emerging plant-based brands for European retail & foodservice buyers. Great plant-based brands, technology and dynamics of international B2B trade is what drives us at Vegshelf.


About the opportunity

We are looking for a highly-skilled front-end developer who will take the lead for coding the look & feel of Vegshelf marketplace. This is an opportunity to join the Vegshelf team at a very exciting time as we reach the next milestones of the roadmap, and with the possibility to be remunerated in company shares in addition to a monthly salary. 


  • Development and design of front-end of web application

  • Testing and debugging

  • Working alongside graphic designer on web design features

  • Seeing through product development from Beta to launch, and post-launch

  • Coordinating the development schedule and ensuring effective communication between tech and business team members



Required technical skills:

  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Proficiency with React, Redux, and Node.js

  • At least 2 years experience in developing marketplace and/or e-commerce applications

  • Knowledge on databases (MySQL), server-side architecture, Ruby, Ruby on Rails is considered a plus


Required non-technical skills:

  • Experience working in B2B product-based technical environment

  • Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative as part of a team

  • Strong organisational and project management skills

  • Motivation to write code that is well-tested and well-documented

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Ability to give and receive open, direct and timely feedback

  • Full professional proficiency in English

  • Aware of software development best practices and able to apply standards and procedures effectively


What’s in it for you:

  • Build a highly innovative technological solution disrupting international trade and food industry

  • Join a highly motivated, ambitious and international team

  • Be in rapidly growing industries of B2B marketplaces and plant-based food  

  • Ability to develop yourself within the company​

  • Competitive industry salary

  • Receive company shares depending on your contribution

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work from home

  • Afterwork activities & team events


Employment type: Full-time Employee

Application deadline: ASAP

Sounds good? Apply now for this position by sending your CV together with 2-3 sentences on your motivation to join to Be part of the founding team and join us on the mission to make plant-based foods accessible to everyone everywhere - one transaction at a time!


Vegshelf is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members.


The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business needs.

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