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Frontend Developer

Kraken Minato-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 No salary range given
  • 🏡 Partially remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🗾 Japan residents only
  • 🧳 No relocation support

About Kraken

Kraken Minato-ku, Tokyo

We believe energy should be better - for you and the environment. We’re a leading energy technology company providing a better experience for our customers through transparency, honesty and simplicity.

Key benefits

  • Flexible working environment
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Equity Options Scheme

About the position

What you’ll have

  • You have been a Developer for 3+ years
  • Experience with MVC frameworks
  • Experience building APIs
  • Strong experience with React
  • Ability to integrate with APIs
  • Can collaborate with designers and marketing to bring designs to life in code
  • Know how to develop websites that meet AAA accessibility guidelines.
  • Have experience in crafting mobile-first responsive sites for a range of devices

Bonus points awarded for experience with:

  • Work with GraphQL APIs
  • Knowledge of AWS
  • Experience of a large production React application
  • Any experience with any MVC frameworks or Django is a plus
  • Experience or desire to work with TypeScript
  • Japanese language skills

Our stack

  • Next JS framework
  • TypeScript
  • GraphQL for APIs
  • Tailwind CSS framework for styling
  • XState for state management
  • Django/Python

We’re looking for someone who thrives on solving tough problems. Someone who can challenge those around them, and be challenged, while delivering delightful experiences for our internal and external customers.

Meet Kraken's Developers

Polly Sutcliffe came to Japan on the JET programme. After working as a translator, she pivoted her career through a coding bootcamp. Now she's a frontend developer at Kraken, where she works on their consumer-facing portal.

Read her story...

Jos is a senior software engineer and team lead of the payments and collections team at Kraken. He is also a line manager and a tech lead. Jos tells us about the environment at Kraken, what his job involves, and what makes working there so rewarding.

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