Frontend Developer

  • Tokyo
  • Remote OK - Anywhere in Japan
  • Full-time
  • December 23, 2023
6,000,000 - 8,000,000 JPY /yr
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Relocation to Japan 👍
(Overseas visa sponsorship supported)
Language Requirements
Japanese: Not Required 👍
English: Business Level
Minimum Experience
Mid-level or above

Position Overview

As a Frontend Developer you will be responsible for development of new features for our flagship SaaS app MakeLeaps. You will be primarily working on frontend development in React and will work closely alongside backend engineers and designers.

Main Responsibilities

  • Development of MakeLeaps’ React frontend
  • Involvement in planning, designing, implementing, and testing for development projects
  • Collaboration with server-side developers, code reviews, meetings with designers, etc.

Development Environment

  • Tech stack: JavaScript (React), Python (Django)
  • Server OS: Ubuntu
  • Test frameworks: pytest, Selenium, Tape, Jest, Cypress
  • Database: PostgreSQL
  • Version control: Git

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Experience with JavaScript and HTML/CSS 
  • Strong React development experience, particularly building frontend development environment from scratch, design, implementation and coding
  • Ability to write clean, quality code
  • Experience collaborating with other teams, particularly design teams
  • Experience/familiarity with RDB/SQL/ORM

“Nice to have” Skills & Experience

  • Experience migrating frontend code
  • Experience/familiarity with Python/Django
  • Experience with Wagtail or Tailwind CSS
  • Conversational Japanese ability

Benefits, Perks, etc.

  • Standard social and health insurance fully provided
  • Annual health checkup
  • MacBook Air/Pro provided
  • Casual dress code

Application Process*

  1. Resume/CV screening

  2. HR Interview

  3. Technical interview with members of Development Team

  4. Final Interview with CTO

*Subject to change on case-by-case basis

MakeLeaps is a Saas vendor whose applications streamline invoicing operations for companies and freelancers to save time in growing their business. The company was founded in 2014 and acquired by Ricoh in 2018 to bolster its burgeoning digital business.

At MakeLeaps we prioritize our people, which is reflected in our culture and work style; we enabled full remote work in 2020 never looked back.

We value work-life balance and enjoy a flex-time system that allows for any work style. Our diverse team makes for an open and welcoming workplace--about half of our colleagues are women and half hail from outside Japan.

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