Front End Developer - Alternative Airlines

Gatwick Airport, Horley

Closing date: 01/03/2019

We are a young and growing company in the fast-moving travel sector. Our team are hard-working, driven and extremely committed to everything they do. At Alternative Airlines, our staff are important and we are committed to their on-going personal development. is an on-line travel agency offering a wider choice of flights for its customers. By working with more airlines worldwide, including smaller regional carriers, we offer a greater choice of flight options at lower prices. If you would like to join our business, then please keep on reading....

We are expanding the team and looking for a talented and creative Front-End Developer to join us!

Job Description:


The role will be focused on the front-end development of Alternative Airlines’ platform and projects will include designing and implementing new features into the flight booking process, creating customer-facing landing pages to promote new features and airlines available through as well as the management of the existing front-end platform.

You will work as a frontend developer in a cross functional team, having ownership and responsibility for the frontend of the Alternative Airlines’ site. The role will have real responsibility and decision-making authority to control and develop the platform of You will have a hand’s on approach with a keen eye for bringing designs to life with great interfaces whilst maintaining the structural integrity and standard of the frontend codebase. Through effective design and implementation, the successful candidate will create excellent user experience across all devices including desktop, mobile and tablet. 

Skills Range:


• Strong understanding of HTML and CSS.
• Confident working with Javascript and jQuery.
• Basic understanding of PHP and comfortable working on the front-end code within or alongside it.
• An eye for good design and what makes a great user experience.
• Experience building mobile friendly and responsive designs.
• Experience of e-commerce in travel and airline preferred, but not essential.
• Understanding and experience in version control using for example Git and Git workflows
• A passion for excellent user experiences and interactions.

Person Specification:


Employee benefits include:

Highly competitive salary
Access to discounted air travel
Opportunity to attend airline hosted events
23 days holiday
Flexible working

We have regular socials and try to afford our staff the right work-life balance to make sure they can focus on the things that matter to them.



• Willingness to learn new techniques and skills
• Entrepreneurial

Key Area: Programming/Developer 15-1131.00Programming/Developer
Salary: Depending on experience
Attendance: Full-Time

No agencies please

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