Front End Developer

Job description

You love interfaces that are carefully designed and easily maintained, and you believe no real website can be built without giving careful consideration to CSS and JavaScript code. Like us, you believe that the future of the web lies in components that are minimalist, autonomous and interconnected.


You're able to work among designers, backend developers, instructional designers, and web marketers, speaking their languages as well as your own.


You enjoy making your users’ lives easier and know how to add that extra something that makes people want to thank you every day!




Reports to the CTO




  • Propose new ideas to improve and iterate on our product
  • Assess the impact of your ideas
  • Evaluate development workloads
  • Design a user interface with strong components
  • Optimize page rendering
  • Code with JavaScript (es2016, React, Redux)
  • Write frontend unit tests
  • Review and comment on your teammates’ pull requests




  • Impeccable writing skills (which will be tested), in French and English
  • Ability to combine strategic thinking and operational excellence
  • Ability to work in an agile and constantly moving environment, adaptability and agility
  • Good spirit and empathy
  • Strong experience with JavaScript
  • Familiarity with technologies such as: ES 2016, React, Redux, Sass, Less, Node.js, Twig or more!"
  • Love of optimization, especially on high-traffic websites
  • Familiarity with continuous deployment and integration
  • Reliability and kindness
  • Familiarity with the TinyMCE plugin (on which our course editor is based) is a bonus!




  • 4 years of experience as Front-End developer




  • The journey starts with a phone interview with our Engineering Manager.

Then we plan several face to face meetings:

  • A technical assessment with some of the Tech team members
  • An HR meeting combined to a « cultural fit » meeting with member from various teams (Student Success, Revenues, Marketing…) to help you to better understand the kind of people you will work with
  • A meeting with Romain, our CTO: you will have the opportunity to understand his vision and ask all the remaining questions you could have

You will also be asked to provide us with professional references contact detail.


Feel free to get the gist of who we are :



Public transportation in Paris and suburbs for free (Pass Navigo paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Health insurance for free (“Mutuelle” monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorized by law)

- Access to gym for free (GymPass paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken

- Access to remote working

- A company MacBook

- A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality


OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible to the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children.