Job Details

Frontend Developer

Full Time, Remote, £30k-£50k, UTC +/-2

At Reach Industries, We are an early stage start-up with a mission to augment scientists and make labs more efficient, so they can better and faster tackle world challenges, which is even more important today with recent global events.

We’ve been building a platform called Lumi, that increases productivity and quality in labs by leveraging vision data. The platform has applications across many Life Science industries such as BioTech and Pharma. You can hear about Lumi's impacts from our customers here:

We thrive on being different, we encourage, support and celebrate diversity in the workplace and in all aspects of life. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer who strives to ensure a balanced and measured approach to all aspects of employment. The decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on individual competence, performance, merit and business needs.

In a Post covid-19 world, the increase in productivity and efficiency that our products will offer those at the forefront of humanity’s greatest challenges has become even more important and as you join us in building this company, we want this to be the best place you've ever worked; an environment where you will positively influence the culture and have the freedom and confidence to do your best work with the respect and trust of your colleagues.

Whilst all our roles are primarily remote, the company is headquartered in Bristol, UK and applicants should be UTC +/-2

The Role

We are looking for a passionate and driven Frontend Developer to join our engineering team building greenfield projects for the lab tech industry.


  • Work as part of a growing team to build and maintain our frontend applications.
  • Take a creative and collaborative approach to solving problems for our customers.
  • Provide input on design and User Experience where necessary.
  • Take part in wider architectural discussions in helping determine how our products are built.

The successful person will have the following:

  • Experience of building single page applications consuming REST or GraphQl backends.
  • Strong core frontend skills (Javascript, CSS, HTML).
  • A good awareness of component driven design.
  • Proficiency using React JS or other Javascript frameworks.
  • Some experience using Typescript.
  • Version control using Git.
  • 2 years of commercial experience

Nice to have:

  • Awareness/Experience with NextJS.
  • Good knowledge of CSS in JS libraries.
  • Awareness/experience using Websocket
  • Awareness/experience using WebRTC
  • Some awareness of component led design and the benefits of services such as Bit or storybook.
  • Experience working within CI/CD pipelines.


  • Be part of a dynamic, collaborative, social and hard-working start-up that is building technology to have a positive impact on the world.
  • £30k-£50k salary depending on applicant experience and skill level, workplace pension, 27 days holiday + bank holidays + company break during end of year..
  • Stock Options scheme; it’s important to us that you feel a sense of ownership in the business and also benefit as we grow and succeed.
  • Flexible work schedule, 8am – 10am start.
  • Budget for conferences, training courses and other materials.
  • Modern equipment to work with. Choose your technology set-up (within reason!).

Hiring Process

  1. Submit application online via our portal
  2. Reply to questionnaire
  3. Selected applicants will have a 30min interview
  4. Technical assignment (if required)
  5. All Team meet and greet (offer of employment made during this meeting)

Feel like speeding up the process?

Anyone who completes our technical assignment and submits their GitHub link in their questionnaire response or at any time during the process will be put through an accelerated process and is guaranteed an interview.

Technical Assignment

Technical Assignment

Polite Recruiter Note: We currently do not wish to work with any external recruiters or agencies, please do not contact us at this stage as it will jeopardise any opportunity of working together in the future.