Careers - The Bakery

CAREERS

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Working at The Bakery is a unique opportunity to learn from the best entrepreneurs and investors, to take on their mindset, attitudes and beliefs and apply them to the world’s biggest corporates – making real stuff happen. 

The opportunity here is as big as your ambition. It’s about the art of the possible in an exponential world. Our model is the future. If you’ve been working in a traditional agency, consultancy or corporate we will change the way you think.

We want to hire the best, smartest, most diverse, curious and ambitious minds who are excited to come on this journey with us and work in an environment of constant learning and continuous improvement to really make stuff happen.

4 available roles

Our sister company Traffic Digital is currently looking for a Frontend Developer to join with a passion for creativity to join their digital team in London and play a leading role in growing their business.

The Bakery & Traffic Digital share the same office and collaborate on numerous projects so you will be a valuable member of both organisations.

About Traffic Digital

For over a decade, we’ve partnered with amazing global clients and collaborators. We know the value that carefully crafted and user-centred solutions can bring to an organisation and we always tailor our approach to our client’s needs. No two briefs are ever the same!

Working alongside The Bakery means we also get to work on building solutions for today’s most up-and-coming start-ups and corporate innovators. No idea is too small, and no challenge is too big.

About the role

We’re looking for a mid-weight Full Stack PHP Developer to join our digital team in London and play a leading role in growing our business.

As a full-stack developer, you must be an intuitive problem solver, organised and methodical with a genuine passion for building meticulously well-crafted, beautiful outcomes.

You must also have a thirst for learning, not be daunted by the unknown and help drive the technical and development efforts for our clients. Ideally, you come from a multi-disciplined background in development and technology and you’re comfortable architecting and leading projects delivered in varying technologies and frameworks.

  • Are able to transform concepts into seamless digital experiences using a user-centred approach and latest trends in tech
  • Genuinely love solving complex problems with straightforward solutions
  • Have the ability to convey ideas with plain-speaking language to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Are a positive and proactive team player, sharing solutions and welcoming new challenges
  • Are culturally perceptive and adaptable to the industry
Must have skills
  • 3+ years of development experience including Wordpress, MySQL databases, pgSQL, composer, node.js, AWS and Symfony2
  • Experience with Shopify
  • A good understanding of PHP template engines like twig, smarty, liquid
  • HTML / CSS / JavaScript proficient, with working knowledge of JQuery and Twig templates
  • Fluent in Git flows
  • Full stack development on the LAMP stack
  • Awareness of the most up-to-date technologies and how to choose between them
  • Ability to test and validate work at every stage of development
  • Capable of managing multiple development streams with attention to fine detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable managing multiple development streams with attention to fine detail and of reporting and analysing project performance
  • The ability to keep calm under pressure, with a consistent, positive can-do attitude
Nice to have
  • Development experience in React Native
  • Experience in using a complex REST API from the client-side
  • Good knowledge and practical experience of testing tools like Webpack, gulp, npm, etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and Ajax
Day to day
  • Responsible for delivering digital web builds combining management of development workflows and supporting the front and backend dev team
  • Always pushing our technology roadmap (suggesting latest technologies)
  • Working collaboratively with our creative and production teams to define and solve briefs through research, strategy and delivery
  • Developing and maintaining trusted relationships with team, collaborators and suppliers
  • Maintaining clear communication with all team members and collaborators
Salary & Benefits We offer competitive salaries based on levels of experience. If you believe you are a fit for any of our roles we'd love to hear from you! Please send a CV and some detail on why you think you'd be a good fit to richard@trafficdigital.com

Our sister company Traffic Digital is currently looking for a Frontend Developer to join with a passion for creativity to join their digital team in London and play a leading role in growing their business.

The Bakery & Traffic Digital share the same office and collaborate on numerous projects so you will be a valuable member of both organisations.

About Traffic Digital

For over a decade, we’ve partnered with amazing global clients and collaborators. We know the value that carefully crafted and user-centred solutions can bring to an organisation and we always tailor our approach to our client’s needs. No two briefs are ever the same!

Working alongside The Bakery means we also get to work on building solutions for today’s most up-and-coming start-ups and corporate innovators. No idea is too small, and no challenge is too big.

About the role

As a Frontend Developer at Traffic, you must be an intuitive problem solver, organised and methodical with a genuine passion for building meticulously well-crafted, beautiful outcomes.

You must also have a thirst for learning, not be daunted by the unknown and help drive the technical and development efforts for our clients. Ideally, you come from a multi-disciplined background in development and technology and you’re comfortable in varying technologies and frameworks.

  • You’re able to transform design concepts into seamless digital experiences using a user-centred approach and latest trends in tech
  • You genuinely love solving complex problems with straightforward solutions
  • You’re comfortable suggesting and implementing experimental digital solutions and curious to discover and play with new approaches
  • You have the ability to convey ideas with plain-speaking language to a diverse range of stakeholders
  • You’re a positive and proactive team player, sharing solutions and welcoming new challenges
  • You’re culturally perceptive and adaptable to the industry
Must have skills
  • Writing clean and concise HTML / CSS
  • A high level of experience with UI layouts, SASS, LESS, Bootstrap, and the CSS GRID system
  • Strong JavaScript skills and significant experience of debugging using JavaScript-based tools like Chrome Developer Console
  • Experience of PHP frameworks (e.g. WordPress, Symfony2)
  • A good understanding of PHP template engines like twig, smarty, liquid
  • Proficient, with working knowledge of jQuery
  • Fluent in Git flows
  • A good understanding of SEO principles, so that you can ensure that our applications adheres to such principles
  • Experience testing for browser compatibility and performance
  • Experience with Shopify
  • Awareness of the most up-to-date technologies and how to choose between them
  • The ability to test and validate work at every stage of development
  • Capable of managing multiple development streams with attention to fine detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capable of reporting and analysing project performance
  • The ability to meet deadlines and keep calm under pressure, with a consistent, positive can-do attitude
Nice to have
  • Development experience in MySQL databases, pgSQL, composer, node.js, React Native and AWS
  • Experience in using a complex REST API from the client-side
  • Good knowledge and practical experience of testing tools like Webpack, gulp, npm, etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and Ajax
  • Adobe Experience Manager experience
Day to day
  • Responsible for delivering digital web builds and managing the frontend development workflows and process whilst working closely with the backend dev team
  • Always pushing our technology roadmap (suggesting latest technologies)
  • Working collaboratively with our creative and production teams to define and solve briefs through research, strategy and delivery
  • Developing and maintaining trusted relationships with team, collaborators and suppliers
  • Maintaining clear communication with all team members and collaborators
Salary & Benefits We offer competitive salaries based on levels of experience. If you believe you are a fit for any of our roles we'd love to hear from you! Please send a CV and some detail on why you think you'd be a good fit to richard@trafficdigital.com

About The Bakery

We are on a mission to make the world a more entrepreneurial place and, over the last seven years, our brilliant team have designed and built a unique model and process, which brings together the world’s biggest corporates with the best entrepreneurs and startups – to truly make innovation happen.

Life at The Bakery

Working at The Bakery is a unique opportunity to learn from the best entrepreneurs and investors, to take on their mindset, attitudes and beliefs and apply them to the world’s biggest corporates – making real stuff happen.

You’ll fit in if you are about:

  • Believing in possibilities
  • Being real
  • Getting it done
  • Making things better

We want to hire the best, smartest, most diverse, curious and ambitious minds who are excited to come on this journey with us and work in an environment of constant learning and continuous improvement to really make stuff happen. In return we offer a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you’ll be privy to some of the most exciting developments in the world of tech today. We are a sociable office and have regular team outings and events that you will become a huge part of.

About the role

We are looking for an Engagement Manager whose role it is to deliver exciting innovation projects to clients via the world’s incredible ecosystem of entrepreneurs. We’d love to meet someone who is passionate about the world of technology, loves working with clients, is a critical strategic thinker, and wants a new challenge in the fast-growing world of open innovation.

We are seeking people with experience in a client-facing role in a creative, digital or innovation agency environment or equivalent, with experience analysing client briefs, thinking about creative solutions and managing multiple projects. You will learn our process of how to find startups to solve challenges, take technology to trial in market and then scale-up, through collaborating with our global network of tech startups.

You’ll have the chance to work with some of the worlds biggest global businesses as your clients, developing our global network of startups, as well as meet a constant stream of the most talented early stage companies who are building amazing technology. We are a small but fast-growing company, so this is a fantastic opportunity to get your sleeves rolled up and learn by doing – and grow with us!

Key responsibilities:
  • Work with the rest of the client services team to analyse clients’ briefs and identify territories and ideas for the solution
  • Use The Bakery’s network of entrepreneurs to find the right startup tech companies who could answer the brief
  • Research the ever-changing tech startup landscape, meeting and reporting on companies you’ve met with
  • Plan and manage timelines for your client projects
  • Project manage trials that go ahead between clients and startups
  • Assist with the planning and organisation of client events
  • Become an expert on emerging tech via meeting with entrepreneurs building incredible things!
A bit about you... We’d love to meet someone who is super well connected in the tech world, who is passionate about helping entrepreneurs achieve great things and who has a strong reputation for connecting people and making things happen. Key skills and experience:
  • 3-5 years’ client-facing experience, ideally in a digital, creative or innovation agency
  • Strong project management skills
  • The drive and motivation to work without structure, process and support – we are a small team, growing quickly and you will be a key part of making this happen
  • Must be friendly, fun and keen to get stuck in!
Salary & Benefits We offer £28 – 45k salary plus discretionary bonus as well as Charlie HR Perks at Work platform access. If you believe you are a fit for any of our roles we'd love to hear from you! Please send a CV and some detail on why you think you'd be a good fit to jobs@thebakery.com

About The Bakery

We are on a mission to make the world a more entrepreneurial place and, over the last seven years, our brilliant team have designed and built a unique model and process, which brings together the world’s biggest corporates with the best entrepreneurs and startups – to truly make innovation happen.

Life at The Bakery

Working at The Bakery is a unique opportunity to learn from the best entrepreneurs and investors, to take on their mindset, attitudes and beliefs and apply them to the world’s biggest corporates – making real stuff happen.

You’ll fit in if you are about:

  • Believing in possibilities
  • Being real
  • Getting it done
  • Making things better

We want to hire the best, smartest, most diverse, curious and ambitious minds who are excited to come on this journey with us and work in an environment of constant learning and continuous improvement to really make stuff happen. In return we offer a fast-paced, dynamic environment where you’ll be privy to some of the most exciting developments in the world of tech today. We are a sociable office and have regular team outings and events that you will become a huge part of.

About the role

The role of Finance Manager is new to the company and as such represents a great opportunity for the right candidate to establish themselves as the lead financial voice within the business. The role will be a hands-on role and it will present a challenge right from the start as the candidate will be expected to improve on our current financial processes right away and then support the business as it achieves its growth plans.

Key responsibilities:
  • Management of the Finance function, including the processing of AP & AR transactions
  • Producing accurate and timely management accounting packs for the UK entities
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Management and completion of HMRC expectations (VAT and PAYE)
  • Preparing KPI and performance analysis and working with client leads to maintain income forecast
  • Offering commercial insights to senior management
A bit about you...

Key skills and experience:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position
  • Previous experience in the consultancy led/fee based business
  • A hardworking and honest individual
  • Highly-motivated and proactive self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Understanding of Trimble software preferred but not essential
Salary & Benefits Part-time role, 16-24 hours per week. We offer £35 – 40k salary pro-rata as well as Charlie HR Perks at Work platform access. If you believe you are a fit for any of our roles we'd love to hear from you! Please send a CV and some detail on why you think you'd be a good fit to jobs@thebakery.com

Our values

Believe in
possibilities

We believe there’s a solution to every problem, and think creatively to find it. We believe that great ideas can come from anyone and anywhere. And we are relentlessly optimistic, bringing fun and positivity to everything we do.

Be real

We don’t look, work or think like a corporate or consultant, and do things in our own, inimitable way. We challenge and inspire others to think differently. We’re honest, direct and aren’t afraid to tell it how it is.

Keep making
things better

We link brains - ours and others’, to create meaningful connections that present big opportunities. We use our experience, curiosity and knowledge to understand problems in ways that others can’t. We know what commercial success looks like and we deliver against it. And we take people on the journey with us, to create lasting impact.

Get it done

We don’t waste our, or other people’s, time. We’re focused on getting to outcomes, fast. And we persist until things are finished.

We’d love to hear from you!





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