Senior Front-End Developer – VIU team

We are currently looking for a Senior FrontEnd Developer to join our VIU team.

VIU are an up-and-coming and innovative Swiss eyewear label that is revolutionizing the market for designer eyewear by offering high quality and sustainable products at fair prices.

Our glasses are designed in Zurich by the VIU design team and handcrafted in Italy and Japan. With more than 50 flagship stores, over 40 partner stores, a strong online store and a growing customer base in Switzerland, Germany, & Austria, we are now looking for you so that you can move mountains with us and help us grow even more.

Challenging things you’ll be working on:

  • Implementing beautiful designs out of clearly defined stories, with the pixel perfect mindset
  • Working on our website, built with SSR VueJS using Typescript
  • Working on our custom CMS, helping to optimize it for easier content creation
  • Working in close collaboration with our UX/UI Designer, the Product Owner, and the rest of the engineering team to find the sweet spot between perfection and time-to-market
  • Help shaping the future customer facing VIU tech
  • Be part of optimizing and defining user stories and design
  • Thinking about, proposing and implementing newest FE trends
  • Writing efficient, simple and performance minded code
  • Work in sprints with the agile mindset
  • Not worrying about supporting IE and other dinosaur browsers
  • Working remotely with teams in Zurich, Munich, Belgrade and Bergamo


Your contribution to the team includes:

  • More than a few years of experience working with a modern JS framework, preferably with VueJS – it’s ok if you’ve only worked with React, Angular, Svelte or similar until now, but familiarity with VueJS is important
  • Good knowledge of plain Javascript – even better if you know TypeScript already
  • Good knowledge of HTML5, CSS, SASS
  • Experience in working with CI/CD, code repository tools such as git
  • Willingness to learn
  • Critical thinking, readiness to challenge the status quo
  • Good spoken and written English skills


Technologies that we’re using:

  • PHP7
  • Elixir
  • Javascript, Typescript
  • NodeJS
  • VueJS 2
  • Github
  • Gitlab
  • Docker
  • Jenkins
  • AWS
  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • Slack


Why you will love working here:

  • Free glasses and discounts
  • 28 days of vacation, 29 after 2 years, 30 after 3 years
  • Become part of a highly motivated and international team that pushes boundaries
  • Personally impact a successful & rapidly growing startup
  • Work in small teams that have direct impact on tools that are used by million of users
  • High-growth company in which you can find exciting and trend-setting challenges
  • Familial working atmosphere in an open-minded multinational team
  • All necessary equipment – up to you to decide what you prefer
  • A budget for professional improvement (courses, conferences, books…)
  • Budget for the mastery of the English language during the working hours

Apply here for this position, or check out other positions that we have.