Vacancy: Front-end Developer (Nelson Schoenen)


As a Front-end Developer at Nelson Schoenen B.V. in Hoofddorp, you know precisely how to constantly surprise customers with extraordinary ease of use. You will ensure that users can find what they’re looking for – quickly and easily. You won’t be doing this on your own but with a team of ambitious colleagues led by Justin van Wees. Together you will do everything in your power to provide the customers of Nelson’s digital channels and systems an optimal experience. 

All this means that as Front-end Developer at Nelson Schoenen B.V., you will be involved with, amongst other things:

  • The customer side. From A to Z. From the web shops right through to all the other systems the customer will come into contact with.
  • Improvements and new features. Every two weeks, in collaboration with your team, you will determine what these are.
  • Making (UI) designs and implementing them. 
  • Monitoring the latest developments in the field of interface design and web development, and proposing well-reasoned advice about the developments that are relevant for Nelson for enhancing usability and increasing conversion. 

Nelson Schoenen BV

Nelson Schoenen is an innovative omnichannel shoe retailer. Its more than 100 stores are characterised by an almost infinite range of shoes for women, men and children from brands such as Ecco, Timberland, Dr. Martens, Tommy Hilfiger, Converse, Calvin Klein, Gabor and Nike – but its own-brand fashion collection is also part of its success!

Nelson has developed a clearly defined omnichannel strategy with the focus on experience, innovation and service, both in its physical shops and on its online platform. The customer is king in all the different sales channels. And if you happen to shop in marketplaces like Zalando, Wehkamp and, you’ll find the Nelson collection there too.

Nelson is expanding and has identified many more opportunities to extend its field of operations and market share by opening new branches, optimising existing branches, and further growing its omnichannel strategy

The head office of Nelson Schoenen B.V. is located in Hoofddorp, close to Schiphol and a stone’s throw from the A4. Your office chair has been reserved for you here so that you can work on the growth of Nelson with your team. As Front-end Developer, you will be part of the Development team, consisting of 6 colleagues. These are developers, designers and marketeers. At Nelson, a lot of things are built ‘from scratch’, but collaborations with other organisations, including e-commerce ones, are also engaged in. 


You possess an insatiable hunger for digital developments. You’re a brilliant and ambitious Front-end Developer with a razor-sharp focus on user interface and user experience. You’re inquisitive, love to experiment and to share your ideas and insights with your colleagues. To ensure not only that Nelson’s digital channels and systems work effortlessly smoothly but that they also look fantastic, you will also possess the necessary design skills. 

Additionally, for this job vacancy for a Front-end Developer at Nelson Schoenen B.V., you will have:

  • at least two years’ experience as Front-end Developer:
    • preferably in an e-commerce environment
    • with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • with UI/UX and automated testing
    • with version management (Git) and creating SEO-friendly solutions

An added bonus is experience with frameworks such as React, AngularJS or Vue. 


At Nelson, showing our appreciation is considered a highly important value, so the terms of employment are excellent.

The key terms of employment

  • An outstanding role in an expanding organisation and a dynamic team of passionate professionals, where you will have a lot of freedom and a high degree of responsibility.
  • A good salary and excellent secondary terms of employment such as a pension plan and travel allowance.
  • 25 vacation days.
  • A laptop – you can choose from a Dell XPS or a Macbook Pro.
  • The possibility to work from home a few days a week, even post-Covid.
  • A lot of space to work on your personal development. For example, opportunities to follow relevant training courses.
  • Staff discount.


A great vacancy, don’t you think?! If you’re convinced that you’re the Front-end Developer that Nelson Schoenen B.V. in Hoofddorp is looking for, then apply now. How? By uploading your CV or making use of the ‘apply with LinkedIn’ link. Why? You can answer that question yourself, by uploading your motivation via ‘extra document’.

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