NodeJS Backend developer

Manchester / Remote
Salary (Up To £350 /day DOE)

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About BGFG

Specialising in all things PC, tech and gaming, our digital publications span a global audience with users visiting from over 241 countries. Across the network of owned websites, readers have access to sound consumer buying advice through reviews, features, guides and more.

Acquired last year, has become one of the fastest growing gaming publishers on the planet. Specialising in news, guides and tech, we’re looking for a talented Guides Writer who is passionate about video games to join our growing team based in Manchester, UK. This role is fully remote within the UK, with paid-for travel to the office on a semi-regular basis.

Key responsibilities

· Develop and maintain clean, efficient, maintainable and high quality code using ExpressJS/NodeJS
· Implement performant functionality to meet requirements
· Think outside the box to develop bespoke features
· Plan and make reasonable estimates for sprints and projects


  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in back end web development
  • Minimum of 3 years experience with NodeJS
  • Strong proficiency in modern JavaScript (ECMAScript 6+)
  • Strong understanding of ExpressJS
  • Strong understanding of NodeJS and the difference between client-side and server-side JavaScript in NextJS
  • Experience with restful APIs and developing scalable multi tenancies
  • Familiar with command line tools like GIT, NPM, NPX
  • Write clean, well-documented and efficient code
  • Develop maintainable, reusable components
  • Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills

Additional desirable skills

  • Experience of front-end development with ReactJS and NextJS
  • Experience of PHP & WordPress for wider company platforms


  • Performance based yearly bonus scheme.
  • Manchester city centre office (less than 10 minutes from Piccadilly Station)
  • Flexible working hours – core hours of 10-4 with start times as early as 7:30.
  • 22 days holiday, increasing with each year of service.
  • Vitality Health Insurance – discounted gym memberships, free cinema tickets, free coffee and access to private medical treatment.
  • Fully stocked snack cupboards and beer/wine/spirits fridge.
  • Regular company socials.

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