Senior React Frontend Developer (f/​m/​x)

Full-time | Düsseldorf, Germany | Equity possible

Who we are

Based in Düsseldorf, Germany, Vegshelf is revolutionizing the food system by bringing more variety of plant-based food products in retail stores. We are building the first digital B2B marketplace (currently at Beta) that streamlines discovery, sampling & ordering of up-and-coming European plant-based food & beverage products for independent retail stores. 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 be responsible 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 milestone of launching our web app to broader audience, and with the possibility to be remunerated in company shares in addition to a monthly salary. 


  • Developing new user-facing features

  • Translating designs into high quality code

  • Building reusable components for future use

  • Optimizing app performance across devices and browsers

  • Testing and debugging

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

  • Working alongside tech lead, designer and product owner


Required technical skills

  • Strong proficiency in JavaScript

  • At least 4 years experience with React, Redux, and Node.js in developing marketplace and/or e-commerce applications

  • Experience with Stripe Connect

  • Knowledge of JSON Web Token

  • Proficiency with Git

  • Knowledge on MySQL and MongoDB databases


Required non-technical skills

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

  • Motivation to write code that is well-tested, documented and in-line with best practices

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Strong attention to details

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

  • Full professional proficiency in English


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 foods

  • Ability to develop yourself within the company​

  • Competitive industry salary with possibility to receive company shares depending on contribution

  • Flexible working hours and the possibility to work remotely

  • Afterwork activities & team events


Employment type: Contract

Application deadline: ASAP

Sounds like you? Apply by sending your CV together with 2-3 sentences on your motivation to join to Join us on the mission to make plant-based foods accessible, 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.