Front End Developer

Job description

The Next Ad is a software (SAAS) company, with a leading position in the market: we offer a unique combination of the best service and state-of-the-art technology to enable our clients such as Heineken, Take Away and Kinepolis to deploy marketing budgets in a strategic way to achieve the best ROI.

We are looking for you to join our team as a:

Front-End Developer

You will be working in our international development team which consists of 9 direct colleagues. Two of which are working remotely abroad. With them, you are partly responsible for converting design and feature requirements to a technically well-functioning web application to the satisfaction of our users. The front-end developer provides the connection between the design and the software that is required. He/She is co-responsible that the front-end works well with the back-end. Working on our own tech, we aim to be innovative and improve our tech in every way we can. 

What are your tasks?


  • Designs, programs, tests and implements the front-end part of our complex web application.
  • Is co-responsible for solving issues relating to user-friendliness and accessibility (UX).
  • Is co-responsible that the front-end part of our product cooperates well with the back-end, according to the standards set by The Next Ad.
  • Is co-responsible for the execution and giving support in the design and development process of our web application to and for our customers.
  • Partly responsible a fluently running work process, during design and development, and identifies points for improvement during this construction.
  • Gives solicited and unrequested input during the course of the construction to colleagues and manager and ensures the correct necessary communication about the execution thereof.



  • Supports all his / her colleagues, if required and unsolicited, where necessary.
  • Partly responsible for smooth cooperation between colleagues from other departments and their own department.
  • Keep up to date with the latest developments in the field of development.

Who are you?

  • You are customer-friendly, proactive team player and you communicate well;
  • You are an analytical thinker, problem solver and possess a process-based insight. 
  • You have the will to further develop in front end development, but you also have an interest to develop your back end skills.
  • You have a strong understanding of modern CSS and HTML standards
  • You have a good understanding of graphic design, Redux and React
  • You are comfortable with coding vanilla JavaScript from scratch
  • You are proficient at working with JSON objects
  • You have experience working with NPM to build projects,  SASS/LESS compilers
  • Understanding of RESTful web services and interacting with APIs is highly recommendable
  • You have knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as Oauth2 with JSON Web Tokens;
  • Knowledge of of Rxjs and Ramda is a big plus;
  • Nice to haves are knowledge of Backbone and Handle Bars, Linux, Vagrant and Docker, PHP, MySQL and MongoDB, Familiarity with modern JavaScript libraries/frameworks such as React and Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git;
  • And you need at least some experience with either TypeScript or Flow.

What is your background?

  • At least 3 years of experience as a Front End Developer.
  • You have an HBO/WO work- and/or thinking level obtained by education or experience, it this is gained within IT that is a strong preference.
  • You can speak and write the English language fluently. Every other language that you master is very welcome.
  • Living in the Netherlands, in or around Amsterdam.
  • Have a working permit. 

What do we offer

  • Innovative technologies and our own tech to work with;
  • An environment in which we want to improve our tech every day;
  • Room to improve your personal skills in order to grow in your career;
    Monthly breakfast as the start of the new month;
  • Every Monday, the in-house bar turns into a juice-bar with healthy detox juices to recover from the weekend;
  • A super nice working atmosphere with lots of drinks, dinners & parties;
  • Knowledge is power, so we like to share it with each other on a regular basis;
  • An informal and easily accessible working atmosphere;
  • …and, of course, a good package of terms and conditions of employment.


Do you want to take on the challenge? Then we would like to receive your motivation letter and CV in our email:

Any questions?

Do you have a question about The Next Ad, the position, our parties or our coffee? Anne or Judith is happy to answer it!

Team lead

Mariano D'Arcangelo

VP Engineering

Meet the team

Leon van der Grient

Lead Front-End Developer

Daniel Arias Garcia

Front-End Developer

Rafael Enriquez-Herrador

Back-End Developer

Bojan Segic

Back-End Developer

Roel Witteman

Lead Developer

Jelmer van der Grient

Junior Developer


Are you a EU citizen living in the Netherlands or willing to move?


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