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Senior Front End Developer/Architect

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Senior Front End Developer/Architect

Want to impact one of Sweden's most well-known brands for millions of users? Work with a circular economy and at the same time save around 800 000 tonnes of greenhouse gases yearly? Cool, then keep on reading!

We are Blocket, Sweden's largest and most popular marketplace. We have approximately 12.3 million active users each month, generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work enabling a circular economy in Sweden and contributing to a positive environmental impact.

Annually, we save 800,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases. We want to emphasize that Blocket's services are for everyone, and so is our workplace. We have an inclusive culture and see diversity as a major advantage in creating good services and communication for our users who are also diverse.

Do you want to get an insight into the world of Blocket? Check us out onInstagram & LinkedIn!

What you'll be up to:

Welcome to the Client Foundation team - a new multidisciplinary team at Blocket whose mission is to create and reuse components and patterns, improve and provide a consistent user experience across Blocket, and focus on creating value for our users.

As a Frontend Architect, you will be accountable for creating, maintaining, and evangelizing best practices for front-end development and architecture for Blocket.

You will, together with the team, be responsible for the design system and visual design language in our products across platforms, and, by taking ownership of frameworks, components, code standards, and best practices, thus empower our teams with reusable and scalable components for the web and also sync with apps.

You will collaborate with our other teams regarding processes and workflows in creating new components and communicating with the teams and other relevant stakeholders about changes and updates.

Who you are:

We believe you are a seasoned front-end developer with previous experience working in a cross-functional team environment.

You have worked with creating reusable, scalable components before using modern tech. You are experienced working with frontend solution architecture and frontend frameworks & components.

You can independently lead the development of new features and enjoy discussing and debating code and solutions with your peers.

You are passionate about what you do and are not afraid to take well-calculated risks and be held accountable for the outcome.

You will define the Web team's standards and best practices.

You like sharing your knowledge with your cross-functional team and also with more junior developers, and above all, you are curious and continuously strive to learn new things.

You enjoy a challenge and have the tenacity to go the distance and get things done.

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong hands-on experience on JS Frameworks: React, Next.js, Vue, NodeJS, and TypeScript.

  • Strong knowledge of web development fundamentals such as HTML5 and CSS3.

  • Micro Frontends, Atomic design

  • Ability to build highly scalable products from scratch.

  • Expertise in caching, minification, and bundling techniques to improve front-end performance.

  • Experience in using front-end monitoring tools to troubleshoot errors and recognise performance bottlenecks.

  • Ability to communicate clearly in English, both verbal and written.

  • Eager to learn new technologies and share your expertise with others.


  • Python

  • Kotlin

  • Golang

  • TypeScript

Interested in joining the Blocket world?

We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better!

Blocket services are for everyone, and so is our workplace. We have an inclusive culture, and we see diversity as a great advantage in creating great products and services for our users and clients. We still have much more to do and, therefore, welcome your perspective.

Buzz: frontend, frontend architecture, React, Redux, CSS, Linux, Golang, Python, TypeScript, microservices, javascript

Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.

Vanburn Kirwan | Contact Person

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