Frontend Engineer

Much Better Adventures

About us

Much Better Adventures is fast becoming the leading marketplace for one of the fastest growing sectors in travel - adventure. We're on a mission to inspire people to live a more adventure-rich life, help a global community of local and independent businesses to make a great living doing what they love, and protect the planet’s most inspiring natural landscapes in the process.

We were voted the UK’s ‘Best for Experiences’ in 2016, are continually rated 5* by our tribe of loyal customers, and are founded by the UK's 'Young Travel Entrepreneurs of the Year' 2017.

We’re backed by some of Europe’s leading investors and entrepreneurs, and are partly-community owned. Now we're building a team of super talented, passionate and ambitious people to join us.

The role
We are looking for exceptional and ambitious developers who enjoy working on frontend applications. This role is ideal for somebody who is passionate about building great online experiences for consumer brands. We are looking for a developer who loves being part of a team but is also self-motivated and likes the idea of working remotely.

As a frontend developer in the Much Better Adventures tech team, you will be working on developing and improving features built primarily in JavaScript/React. You will be keen to learn and leverage new technologies best suited to the task at hand. Our stack is broad and wide ranging:

Note: although this is a remote position, we are only looking for people in the EU and GMT +/- 2h.


  • High level of experience using ReactJS / Redux or similar frontend frameworks.
  • High level of experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
  • Experience with automated testing frameworks such as Selenium.
  • Familiarity with Django or another Python based framework a plus.
  • Familiarity using jQuery, PostgreSQL, Linux, ElasticSearch, and Amazon Web Services a plus.
  • Familiarity with Git / Github.
  • Any additional skills you can bring to the table are always welcome.
  • Fluent in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently - accountable for your own actions and able to act with both urgency and integrity.

If you want disrupt one of the fastest growing sectors of travel, get a kick out of supporting local and independent businesses around the world, and are in your element on skis, a bike, a surfboard or something equally exciting, you are in the right place.

  • Competitive salary with share options
  • An entrepreneurial environment where great ideas are actively encouraged, and taking responsibility for them is expected
  • Flexible working arrangements - work where/when you want
  • 25 days paid holiday a year
  • Monthly company meet-ups in a variety of inspiring and adventurous settings
  • Budget and time for continued learning and self development, including courses, monthly audible/books budget, and access to training, classes and talks from Europe's leading entrepreneurs and mentors
  • Budget for home-working set up, your choice of laptop etc
  • Pension scheme (UK-based employees)
  • The warm fuzzy feeling that comes with knowing you are making a huge difference to small independent business, local economies and communities. Did we mention our Foundation?

Application process
Apply online with a short summary of why you think you are perfect for the role. CV/linkedin or links to relevant online info is a welcome addition. We'll do short video calls to get to know each other a bit better, and in-person interviews with the top candidates after that.