A bit about usWe may have started small, but we’ve always had very big ideas, like totally changing the way people buy appliances. We launched in 2000 and we just haven’t stopped, a years’ worth of achievements always seems more like three at AO.Our customers are now our biggest advocates, and we’ve made millions of them happy. We’ve even launched in new territories throughout Europe.Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves. But we’re determined to be the best electrical retailer in Europe, and for that, you need to be driven. You need to be bold enough to try new things, and smart enough to see them through. You need to care about people, and have a little fun while you’re doing it.
More about the roleWe’re always hunting for passionate front-enders who have their finger on the pulse of the latest technologies and are keen to work alongside like-minded individuals; learning and developing their craft in a collaborative and energetic environment. Candidates who fit the bill will become an integral part of our front end team working on a variety of technically challenging projects spanning key areas of the customer journey, with the autonomy to help drive and shape projects in a way you deem most appropriate. You’ll work closely alongside our industry leading UX designers, graphic design and back end teams, with plenty of opportunities to pair program and learn from developers who really care about software excellence and share ideas through weekly workshops, developer meetings and monthly hack days.
Why choose AO?It’s not about the job you need now, it’s about who you want to be and where you want go. The thing about AO is that you don’t have to leave to move on. We have the kind of environment where people learn and thrive and be the best they can be. That’s our values talking.We empower each and every person to push the boundaries of what’s possible. We’re growing rapidly and so should you. Our environment and our culture are vibrant and engaging, you almost have to feel it to believe it. “Our people are our biggest asset, they’re our culture: that unique, indescribable thing that makes us really different.”
Great people deserve great things As an AO employee you can take full advantage of our benefits package. As well as fundamental benefits, like pensions and holidays, we have designed our “AO Perks” to help you out financially, make your work life a little easier or make your home life a lot more fun.33 days holiday pro rata : For a well-deserved rest (Including Bank Holidays)Attendance bonus: For a year well spent*Company Sick Pay: Support when you need it*Contributory Pension Scheme: Thinking aheadShare Save Scheme: Something for a rainy dayDiscounts on AO products: Exclusive savingsAn enhanced Maternity, Paternity and Adoption package: The best start for your family*Childcare Vouchers: Looking after the next world leadersCycle to Work Scheme: Stay healthy, save the worldLength of Service Holiday Bonus: More time to play*Eye Care Vouchers: Protecting your visionDeath in Service: Knowing they’ll be taken care of2 Make A Difference (MAD) Days: Give something back, do something amazingGifts for New Arrivals: Something for the mini AO’ersGifts for Newlyweds: Something for the happy coupleFree Snacks and Drinks: Everyone loves free snacks and drinksLong Service Rewards: Our commitment to you, for your commitment to us*Social events calendar: Work is serious but we like to do it with a smile on our faceSite specific benefits: In case all of the above wasn’t quite enough, some of our locations have additional benefits including discounted Gym Membership, On-site Parking, Beauty Spa and/ Starbucks facilities(*Subject to start date or length of service)