“All of us developers work closely with the UX team and get the opportunity to have a say in things. Feedback, suggestions and ideas are always welcome.”
Why did you apply to work for us?
I never worked for a big company before so I was naturally curious. boohoo stood out thanks to its impressive growth history.
What’s the best thing about working for us?
The people. All the departments I’ve worked with are full of amazing people. All of us developers work closely with the UX team and get the opportunity to have a say in things. Feedback, suggestions and ideas are always welcome.
How would you describe the culture?
Fast-paced. Efficient. Work hard, play hard.
What do you get up to in your role? What makes it different compared with other similar roles you’ve had?
I develop new features, fix bugs, refactor and review code. At the same time, we constantly try to improve the processes to make our lives easier or to be more efficient. The variety of the workload is very unique. No two days are the same and I’m yet to be bored.
How has your career developed since you’ve worked here?
My role hasn’t changed but I’ve gained tons of experience. We’ve acquired several new brands and our team more than doubled in size.
What’s been your biggest achievement/proudest moment so far?
One of my goals was to improve the user base ration between iOS and Android which was out of norm. I’m happy to say that it’s been steadily growing and our users more than doubled overall.
What makes someone successful here?
I don’t think there’s a single recipe for success. Individuality is encouraged so it’s the diversity of the team and their ability to come up with out of the box solutions that makes someone successful.
What do you think makes us unique as an employer?
Employees are being appreciated. There’s a great sense of community between co-workers, and the parties are phenomenal. We have many perks including an onsite gym.
Describe working here in 3 words.
Energetic, challenge, and community.