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Senior React Developer

Senior React Developer

First Table is a one-of-a-kind restaurant discovery platform that launched in Queenstown in 2014. Nearly eight years on, the business has grown into a global company with operations in New Zealand, Australia, the UK, Ireland, Canada, Indonesia and the Philippines. 

Recently named Queenstown’s Supreme Business of the Year, as well as being awarded Excellence in Innovation and People’s Choice, at the RealNZ 2021 Queenstown Business Awards, you’ll be working with a high-performing team where collaboration is key.

With aspirations to be a market leader globally, this is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced startup environment and grow with an award-winning company. Our office is located in the heart of downtown Queenstown.

We are looking to grow our ambitious developer-led team with the addition of a senior react developer.

As a senior react developer you will have the skill and experience to elevate our platforms to the next level. Bringing industry best practices into our workflows as our product offering and customer volume grows. At First Table, we build our products in React, Typescript and GraphQL with Next.js or React-Native depending on the platform.

Key responsibilities

  • Building out reusable and scalable components from our UX team's spec.
  • Improve build speed and customer/browser experience stats.
  • Develop scalable and easily maintainable state management and data flows
  • Expanding existing components and flows into more efficient and modular components.
  • Port components and code between our react-native and next.js stacks.
  • Responsibility for stability, cost and scaling of our key products
  • Keep our frontend-focused technologies cutting edge
  • Spend time improving accessibility and core metrics.

Essential Skills

  • React - With a solid understanding of context, hooks, and state management
  • Typescript
  • GraphQL

Beneficial skill:

  • Firebase
  • Next.js
  • React Native
  • A/B testing frameworks
  • Styled Components
  • Tailwind
  • Functional and Unit testing
  • AWS, PHP, Silverstripe, MySQL

In return First Table offers

  • A competitive salary
  • Employment at an award-winning global company
  • The opportunity to be part of a team that is talented and passionate about what they do
  • Opportunities for internal and external professional development
  • Fun working environment and company culture, no day is dull!
  • Social club and Friday night drinks


First Table, an award-winning global restaurant discovery platform based in Queenstown, are looking to grow our ambitious team with the addition of a senior react developer.

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