Frontend Engineer

We’re TrustedHousesitters, the online platform connecting a caring community of home and pet owners with sitters around the world. Joining for one annual fee, our members connect to exchange home and pet care for a place to stay. It’s a money-free exchange that sees owners enjoy worry-free travel while the sitters care pets and unlock a world of unique accommodation.

In the last few years, we’ve achieved a lot. Consistently achieving high year-on-year growth, we’ve doubled from 25 employees to a team of over 50. We’ve moved to our fifth shiny new office based in SPACES, a co-working space in the heart of Brighton. We’ve recently announced funding to help continuously improve our platform, won lots of awards, including Amazon’s Growing Business Award. We have built a strong team culture and are supportive of flexible working.

Despite our rapid growth, our ethos remains the same. We aspire to transform the pet care and travel landscape. We believe we offer the best solution and our team are united by our commitment to delivering an enriching experience for our members and having a positive impact on the lives of their pets. We never lose sight of what makes TrustedHousesitters, trusted. We care hugely about our reputation, we have more five-star reviews on TrustPilot than any other travel or pet company globally.

We’re looking for a talented Frontend Engineer to join our growing, diverse, Engineering team who have recently launched the next generation of our award winning platform. We're moving to a full React stack for both native mobile and web and need your help to deliver a performant, localised experience to our global member base.

As a Frontend Engineer you will part of one of our cross-functional teams working to deliver beautiful solutions to our members. We work in an iterative way - trying to build minimal but intuitive features - then gather data and iterate. It's a rewarding position as the whole team is involved from ideation right through to results, so you get the satisfaction of seeing the impact you are making. We value continuous improvement through code reviews, retrospectives and providing opportunities for personal growth and learning.

  • At least 1 year of experience in frontend development in a modern javascript framework
  • You're focused on quality and enjoy/expect design reviews, code reviews, and unit testing
  • You're a caring individual who gets what we do and why we do it
  • You want to positively impact the existing status quo to drive improvements


  • React experience

TrustedHousesitters will not accept agency resumes, please refrain from sending prospective candidate resumes to employees of TrustedHousesitters.

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  • You’re eager to learn new things and excited by problem-solving
  • You're a caring individual who gets what we do and why we do it
  • You’re a great communicator and team player
  • Most of all you want to work for a business that is trying to bring about positive change in people's lives!

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