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Web Engineer (Mid-Level) at Depop
London, GB

Depop is the fashion marketplace where the next generation buy, sell and get inspired. We are headquartered in London, UK with locations in New York and LA. We have more than 16 million registered users in 147 countries. In the UK, 1 in 3 Gen Z/Millennials are registered and in the US we have grown 300% over two years. We are also the only European player to have recently entered the top 25 shopping apps by daily active users.

Our mission is to empower the next generation to transform fashion, and our team of nearly 200 people are dedicated to serving the needs of our global community.

We operate on three pillars:

    Community: Our buyers, sellers and employees are inclusive, diverse and accessible. We are committed to empowering diversity within the fashion community.
    Entrepreneurship: We support our community and help them build their business with Depop. We thrive on supporting innovation by shaping an environment where creators, makers or hustlers can thrive.
    Sustainability: Depop helps extend the life of garments and reduce waste, we care about the world and want to make a positive change within the fashion industry.

Read a little more about us Here

The Role

Depop are currently looking for a Web Engineer (Mid-Level) to help bring the unique Depop experience to new and existing users.

Having a strong web presence is key to the growth of Depop’s service. As an integral member of the team, you will be part of developing a strong base on which to build new features that will have significant impact on the lives of the people that use Depop. The Engineering team has lots of challenging and exciting plans for 2020 to shape the core functionality of our platform.

This is a key role in the successful growth of our product towards a leader in community-driven fashion.

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The Team

The Depop Web team works cross functionally across the various product teams, we’re a highly motivated and ambitious team who all share the same desire to deliver value to our users, and to enjoy what we do at the same time! We make sure we find the time to share ideas with each other, suggest improvements to our best practices or to our stack and are always happy to help one another when needed.

Our Stack

We use React, NextJS, Node, Express & Typescript for our front end.

    Experience in a product-driven business
    Ability to communicate well in cross functional teams
    Strong JS skills
    Have experience with key frontend technologies (frameworks, compilers, bundlers, testing libraries).
    Have experience designing and building RESTful API services

Who you are

    Enjoy being a go-to expert in specific areas of the product
    Pride yourself on consistently delivering high quality code that is clean, reusable and properly tested
    You enjoy learning new technologies
    You care about the users and providing the best experience for them
    You enjoy working closely with the Design and UX teams in a collaborative approach


Depop offers the opportunity to work in one of the UK's fastest-growing scale-ups, with a vibrant and diverse group of people, building a product we all deeply care about, in addition to:

Learn and Grow: We sponsor and run a myriad of programs, conferences and meet-ups to up-skill our employees and enhance their journey with us, just ask!
Wellbeing: We care about wellbeing. We offer a cycle to work scheme, healthy fruit and snacks in the office, breakfast every Tuesday, eye-care vouchers and a discounted gym membership.
Mental Health: Mental health is a top priority for Depop. We offer subsidised counselling appointments through SelfSpace, have mental health first aiders and also run yoga, meditation and more.
Work/life balance: We have 25 days of holiday with the opportunity to buy or sell 5 more, a day off for activism, and sabbaticals for our long-serving employees.
Family life: We offer flexible working (based on your team), generous parental leave policies, and, all of our offices are dog-friendly!
Financial: We match up to 6% on your pension and offer discounts through BenefitHub.
Fun: We love to celebrate our successes at Depop. On Friday we finish an hour early to socialise with free food, and have amazing Winter and Summer Parties. We also host internal employee socials such as quiz night, games night, movie night and more.

Depop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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