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Job opening: Web developer at Compare Group (Freelance or Permanent)

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Compare Group

Compare Group exploits several leading price and product comparison websites in Europe, including,,, and We plan to expand to other European countries in the near future. The mission of Compare Group is to help consumers find the best possible purchase. Our passion: a high level provision of services, which will turn visitors into ‘fans’.

The open, professional, challenging culture is distinctive to Compare Group. Our team is driven to improve itself and the organization. Our rapidly growing team is currently made up of 35 enthusiastic professionals.

To further strengthen the IT department of Compare Group, we are looking for a Web developer (40hrs)

The Position

Cumulating at least 2 years of experience in web development combined with a real passion, you will be responsible for making front-end improvements and fine tunings to our websites.

You will enhance our 3.5 million monthly visitors browsing experience, applying your skills in the fine arts of HTML, CSS and JavaScript to make things of beauty.

You love investigating and implementing new and cool technologies and finding out where they can be applied to make our sites work, look and feel great to our users

You will be embraced by a highly international Scrum team consisting of very skilled developers and a strong tester. Your role in this team will be to cooperate closely with our Product Manager and build great new features for our websites.

This position implies:

  • 80% technical tasks
  • 10% research tasks
  • 10% usability / interaction design tasks

Your home base is the head office in Utrecht, the Netherlands (next-door to the Central Station).

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Receive improvement briefing from our Product Manager
  • Combine a mockup skeleton and a global design into working functionality
  • Investigate and introduce new and cool technologies on our websites.

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor or Master degree, preferably in IT/technical
  • A minimum of 3 years working experience in a commercial organization
  • Combine user sensitivity and technical knowledge
  • Experience in (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, XML, DHTML
  • Usage of Photoshop to prototype new functionalities
  • Fluent in English. Skill in other European languages is very much appreciated.

Your Profile

  • Are you innovative, creative, passionate and open?
  • Do you have a passion for the Internet and its possibilities?
  • Do you like to work in a fast growing but small company in an international e-business environment?

If your answer is Yes to ALL of the above questions, you are the right candidate for this young, ambitious and fast growing company.

We Offer

Compare Group offers you a challenging job opportunity in an international company where an open, professional and enjoyable working culture is greatly valued. We’re committed to creating the conditions that enable you to develop your talents in a stimulating and inspiring environment. We aspire to see our employees become authorities in their specialty.
In addition, Compare Group offers attractive conditions of employment, such as a pension based on available premium, salary savings scheme and compensation for travel expenses.

We welcome you as a potential employee but also offer the possibility to start as a freelancer. After a few months we will evaluate the freelance contract and offer you a position as employee.


If you want more then mediocrity send your CV to For further details about this opening contact Martin van Dijken, IT Manager, phone +31 (0)30 2320 440.

Our recruitment procedure includes a PI-survey, 2 job interviews and an assessment.