Web Developer
Job TypeRemote
Job FieldICT / Computer
Required skills and experience

Demonstrable experience of work on modern web applications
A strong understanding of HTML, CSS with SCSS and JavaScript
Experience with Javascript components libraries
Experience with TypeScript
Experience with responsive user interfaces for a wide range of devices and browsers
Experience with Git or other version control systems
Awareness of SEO best practice
Consideration of accessibility in all aspects of your work
A strong understanding of web performance in complex user interfaces
Ability to interact with UX, designers and server-side developers
Curiosity about technology and a thirst to learn
Based in EMEA timezones (Europe, the Middle East and Africa)
University degree or equivalent education
Useful experience if you have it

Familiarity with Linux desktop technologies
Server-side languages, such as Python or NodeJS
Experience working on a large scale React (with TypeScript) project
A history of open source contributions
Relevant work experience
Who you are

We want a Web Developer who loves what they do. You are passionate about web standards and keep abreast of new developments in our industry. You always look for opportunities to improve your skills. You like to show off what you’re working on and also learn from others. You have strong attention to detail and value the design of a product as much as you value the code. You have strong communication skills and maybe even blog once in a while. You’re aware of the latest CSS techniques but also know the limitations that developing for a broad audience can bring – actually, you embrace the challenge.
In this team

You’ll create high fidelity websites and web apps using the latest incarnations of HTML, CSS (SCSS) and Javascript (React and TypeScript)
You’ll help maintain existing projects including updating content and adding new pages
You’ll manage incoming requests for updates and liaise with or delegate to other people as necessary
You’ll ensure the standard of our output remains high and consistent across our whole product portfolio
You’ll ensure new pages are published according to specification and in compliance with our web style guide
You’ll participate in and contribute to our living style guide, Vanilla Framework.
Work closely with UX designers and visual designers to implement exemplary user experiences.
What we offer

An opportunity to help shape a company and products with a strong influence in the open source community
An inclusive work environment within a team of friendly people with a broad range of skill sets, from UX designers to copywriters
Learning and development
Annual compensation review
Recognition rewards
Annual leave
Priority Pass for travel


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About Canonical

We deliver open source to the world faster, more securely and more cost effectively than any other company. We develop Ubuntu, the world’s most popular enterprise Linux from cloud to edge, together with a passionate global community of 200,000 contributors. Ubuntu means 'humanity to others'​. We chose it because it embodies the generosity at the heart of open source, the new normal for platforms and innovation. Together with a community of 200,000, we publish an operating system that runs from the tiny connected devices up to the world's biggest mainframes, the platform that everybody uses on the public cloud, and the workstation experience of the world's most productive developers. Secure and reliable, elegant and intuitive, and open for innovation - Ubuntu is the future of open source, which is why its the fastest growing Linux in the world despite already being the most widely deployed.