web developer job
Full-time . London

Web Developer

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Random42 is a medical animation studio located in the heart of Marylebone, London. Our team of scientists, artists, animators and programmers collaborate to effortlessly intertwine the worlds of science, art and technology, producing some of the most impactful scientific imagery, stories and interactive experiences.

About the job

Random42 is looking for an enthusiastic web developer with a solid understanding of web technologies and programming fundamentals to join our team and help us build interactive websites and web-based applications. Our work is frontend-based, mainly consisting of single-page web applications with the occasional static multi-page website, using the React framework.

We place a strong focus on visual impact, user interaction and intuitive yet effective presentation of scientific content and concepts, working closely with our science department.

As many of our web-based experiences integrate real-time 3D elements, experience with the Three.js 3D JavaScript library and/or knowledge of real-time computer graphics concepts is a huge plus for the position.


Essential requirements

  • Demonstrable experience in web development using HTML, CSS, modern JavaScript (ES6), package management (NPM) & dependencies bundling (e.g. Vite)
  • Being able to write and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
  • Knowledge of Git version control

Great to have

  • Experience using React / JSX / NextJS
  • Experience using SASS or other styling pre-processors

Bonus points

  • Experience using Three.js
  • Cross-platform development using Capacitor / Electron / Cordova
  • GLSL shading language and shaders development for WebGL
  • 2D graphics libraries such as Pixi, D3


  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays per annum
  • Company pension scheme
  • A competitive annual bonus scheme
  • Calm Premium Membership
  • Medicash health benefit
  • WeCare Digital Health & Wellbeing Service – provides online GP appointments, health & fitness advice and 2nd medical opinions for diagnosed conditions.
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 2 days charity leave per year
  • Life insurance (4x salary)
  • Cycle to work scheme

We pride ourselves on developing our teams and promoting internally, which means excellent scope for career progression. In addition, we also offer the following:

  • Supportive working environment
  • Excellent scope for progression
  • Newly refurbished, centrally located office with roof terrace
  • Bike park & on-site shower
  • Employee referral scheme (£1000 if you refer someone who joins the team – payable after they have been here three months)
  • Breakfast and refreshments in the office
  • Hybrid working (2 days per week from home upon successful completion of probation period)


If you feel you have the skills and qualities we are looking for, please apply now by sending your CV and samples of your recent work / code (e.g. github / projects showcase / portfolio) to [email protected]. Please include the role you are applying for in your email subject.

We would ideally like to reply to everyone individually; however, this isn’t possible due to the volume of applications we receive. We will, therefore, focus on successful candidates.

If your application is not successful in this instance, but you would like us to retain your CV and contact you if a position more suited to your skills and experience arises, please include this in your covering email.

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