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Software Engineer (React, React Native)

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, United Kingdom | Full Time | Mid-Level
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, United Kingdom | Full Time | Mid-Level
Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, United Kingdom | Full Time | Mid-Level

About the Role

A little about us…

A little about us…

A little about us…

KOMODO is a creative product studio founded in 2003 and based in the North East. We enable client growth by applying understanding, creativity and intelligence to create better digital products and services.


We value integrity and good open communication, so we look to work with clients across the private and public sectors whose values align well with ours to help us do our best work. We’ve built a team and a business that is rewarding to work in. Simple, open and flexible.


Ready to get started? Help us to reach our ambitious targets and progress your skills working alongside a dedicated team of creative professionals. 

Why work for KOMODO?

Why work for KOMODO?

Why work for KOMODO?

Hybrid and flexible working to support a productive and balanced week. Our core hours are 11am to 3pm, and the rest is up to you. Need to do the school run or go to a GP appointment? No problem.


  1. Annual professional development budget and 3 days training leave to help you invest in your future.

  2. Portable Mac hardware (MacBook Pro 16") - giving you the best tech to keep you focussed on the job at hand.

  3. 25 days holiday p/a as standard (Plus public holidays).

  4. We’ll assess your home working space and help out with any kit needed to keep you comfortable. 

  5. Our office is dog friendly for those who appreciate the cold nose of a furry friend.

  6. Quarterly get togethers (optional) to catch up with your colleagues in person.

  7. A friendly, diverse team of thinkers and doers across the product development lifecycle.

See what our team say about working here on our Glassdoor page: http://bit.ly/kmdglassdoor

“Cares about its employees, goes the extra mile to make everyone feel like part of a real team”

“There's a strong sense of community within the company; KOMODO goes above and beyond to help people feel like they belong where they are.”

Role 

Role 

Role 

As a software developer at KOMODO, it’s your responsibility to collaborate with the team, helping developers learn new concepts and assisting designers in understanding what’s possible. You'll think creatively when solving problems and endeavour to challenge the obvious answer, asking yourself “Is this the best version of the solution?”.

Experience 

Experience 

Experience 

You'll have:

  1. A thorough understanding of React. (2+ years)

  2. A thorough understanding of responsive design and development.

  3. Understanding of unit-testing JavaScript applications.

  4. Demonstrative experience of releasing React Native apps into production.

  5. Responsibilities of a Software Developer

About you 

About you 

About you 

You’ll be:

  1. Excellent at written and verbal communication, both within the team and with our clients.

  2. Able to manage your own time. A self-starter that can use their initiative – micro-management isn’t our style.

  3. Passionate about tech and willing to proactively stay up to date with the latest developments in your industry.

  4. Able to give and receive constructive feedback.

  5. Able to embody our key values of understanding, creativity and intelligence.

The Process

The Process

The Process

  1. Send your CV (cover letter optional.)

  2. A 30-minute call to get to know you, with some skill questions thrown in.

  3. A time-bound coding challenge and code review. (All remote.)

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

One of our core company values is understanding. We believe that in order to produce great work, we have to understand a situation clearly and this includes understanding our team and their diverse range of needs. We always strive to create an open and safe atmosphere and look to empower our employees so that they can express themselves openly – free from judgement or discrimination.


KOMODO invites people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to all of our roles. We will never discriminate based on age, disability, race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality or genetics.


If you have any accessibility requirements that need to be considered to allow you to submit an application, or if you require a reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview, please contact Nicola O’Neill at nicola@komododigital.co.uk.

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