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Frontend Developer

MakeLeaps Meguro-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥5.5M ~ ¥8M annually
  • 🏡 Fully remote
  • 🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🌏 Apply from abroad
  • 🧳 Relocate to Japan

About MakeLeaps

MakeLeaps Meguro-ku, Tokyo

SaaS vendor whose products streamline billing processes and other back office tasks for companies and freelancers. Acquired by Ricoh Company, Ltd. in 2018 to bolster their burgeoning digital business.

Key benefits

  • Fully remote or work from our office
  • Diverse team
  • Flexible working hours

About the position

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.


  • 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.


  • Experience with HTML/CSS and JavaScript/TypeScript
  • 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
  • Currently residing in Japan or have done so in the past

Nice to haves

These aren’t required, but be sure to mention them in your application if you have them.

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


¥5.5 - 8 million annually.


5.5 to 8 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Resume screening

  2. 2

    1st Interview with recruiter

  3. 3

    2nd (technical) interview with members of dev team

  4. 4

    Final interview with CTO

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