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Senior UI/UX Engineer

Job description

We are on a mission to make science open so everyone can live healthy lives on a healthy planet

Who we are

Frontiers is the 3rd most-cited and 6th largest research publisher and we publish groundbreaking discoveries by the world's top experts.

Scientists empower society and our mission is to accelerate scientific discovery by making science open. We place the researcher at the center of everything we do and enable the research community to develop the solutions we need to live healthy lives on a healthy planet.

Join the publishing revolution.

The Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic Frontend Developer to help us design and build the visual components and prototypes for our applications, and that feels comfortable with more technical tasks like integrating the UI with analytics, search, and authentication services, among others.

The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background (ideally full-stack), experience using Vue and Web Components, and the ability to work closely with other teams like Design, Product Owners, and SW Engineers.

By working at Frontiers you will play a key role in shaping the future of science and academic publishing. You will join a thriving company where your contribtion will have an immediate effect on the way science is evolving.


  • Develop small, well-crafted components that plug into our user interfaces.

  • Develop full UI prototypes that our SW Development teams will use to implement the front end of their applications.

  • Take care of more technical developments at the UI level, like the integration with analytics, search, and authentication services.

  • Contribute to overall software quality by writing elegant and testable UI Vue components.

  • Optimize HTML & CSS code for the best looking & performant experience.

  • Participate in the documentation of the UI / UX components and prototypes.

  • Participate in the QA process along with the other team members.

  • Participate in your team's Scrum process.

  • Pair program and discuss solutions with your peers to share knowledge.

Requirements qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years in a Frontend Developer role.

  • Strong technical background, ideally as a full-stack or similar.

  • You are proficient with HTML, CSS with Sass and JavaScript.

  • Experience with front-end technologies, especially Vue.js but also Knockout and Web Components.

  • Knowledgeable in Git repositories.

  • Good English skills are a must, at least a solid B2 level.

  • Additional knowledge (not mandatory, but nice to have):

    • Headless CMS (Contentful + Nuxt)

    • Node

    • TypeScript

    • Design and/or UX experience

    • QA experience

Frontiers works with a company called Remote to hire new team members where we don’t currently have a presence


With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees. 

This includes:

100% remote working

Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis (not applicable to some Workplace/IT jobs due to nature of role requiring presence onsite, in the office).

Learning and development

All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.


We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

Volunteering opportunities

Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

Frontiers is committed to diversity in its workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Frontiers considers all qualified applicants without discrimination, including on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other protected classes.  Frontiers is committed to offering an inclusive and accessible experience for all job seekers. Our goal is to cultivate a workplace where everyone has the opportunity to be successful. This includes individuals with disabilities. Please inform us if you require any special accommodation to participate fully in our recruitment experience.

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21 days ago

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