Group Frontend Lead

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Mercell is growing fast and we are now in need of a Group Frontend Lead. We are looking for someone with the courage and experience to be frank and ambitious, but humble enough to listen to others, and a commitment to improving the team.

Who are you?

You are passionate about creating web applications and understand the importance of a great user experience. 

You are talented in multiple areas; Behind the keyboard implementing the latest component, in front of others and showing off the latest trends and at developing your colleagues to become better frontend developers.

With your seniority you’ll take on the lead frontend developer role and others will look to you for inspiration and guidance. You’ll meet people from all over northern europe, participate in their frontend forums and share your knowledge and insights with them. 

You want to work with the latest within web technology and guide others to create beautiful and accessible web applications. You care about scss beauty, and always think about the best ways of sharing code. You don't care about mediocre, you're at work to impact and impress, surprise and delight. Leadership experiences are highly valued. You will, however, also be working together with other team members located in different countries.

Tasks & Responsibilities  

As part of a multi discipline team you like sparring about user flows with designers, and finding the best solution to some data problems with your peer developers. You’re not afraid to step up and help in the discipline outside of your normal expertise and excel at taking on new challenges.

We want your view on how we can move faster, be more creative and deliver tooling and ideas to empower Mercell’s products and services. You are a self starting, high-energy individual who is not afraid to question assumptions and who has excellent written and oral skills

  • You are responsible for keeping up with recent frontend tools and trends and know which will help us move faster and with higher quality. When you see new and exciting technology, you’ll experiment with how it could be included to improve whatever it is you’re working on.
  • You play a major role in conjunction with the human resources department in recruiting, orienting, training, and coaching the frontend developers.

Qualifications we value for this position

  • 2+ years of industry experience developing frontend applications
  • User centric
  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities 
  • Experience with Javascript and Ecmascript
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries and tooling (e.g. React/Redux)
  • Ability to write high performance production quality code.
  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
  • Experience with css, scss, css-in-js or similar.
  • Experience working with Webpack
  • Experience with Typescript is beneficial

Start: According to agreement
Extent: Full time, Permanent
Working hours: Flex
Location: Oslo


21.03.2021.  However, do not wait to submit your application - we will read applications and talk to potential candidates as we receive them.


What we offer? 

Mercell continuously provides great opportunities for growth within the organization. You will have a good opportunity to shape your role and determine your priorities. We look at what you deliver, not how you work or how many hours you spend on each task. 

The Mercell core values - Growth, Curiosity, Courage and Trust - serve as a foundation for the decisions we make, how we drive our business and how we interact with our colleagues, customers and others. But they also serve as the basis for the opportunities that Mercell provides for its employees to develop and thrive in their field of work.

We offer an opportunity to be the lead frontend developer of a multi discipline team, developing new services and products. As the Group Frontend Lead you will be a central role model, you’ll travel across all of our offices, facilitate knowledge sharing events and guide teams to make the right technical decision.

Mercell is in a very exciting period and you will play an important role to enable our future development. The need to evolve and improve is high, and your position will be an essential piece of the puzzle. If you are interested in building a career with a fast-growing and well-funded software company with ambitious plans, then you might be the person we are looking for!

We also offer competitive salary and benefits (pension and insurance), flexible work hours, home office and modern offices. 



 Growth | Curiosity | Courage | Trust 


Now you know us, and we hope to get to know you and look forward to receiving your application!



Questions for this position?
Contact Frontend Lead, Bjørn Dølvik at

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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