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Frontend Developer

Playbrain Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo
  • 💴 ¥5M ~ ¥8M annually
  • 🏡 Fully remote
  • 🧪 5+ years experience required
  • 💬 No Japanese required
  • 🗾 Japan residents only
  • 🧳 No relocation support

About Playbrain

Playbrain Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

PlayBrain creates experiences and products that gamers love. We have specialists working on esports, game marketing, products and much more.

Key benefits

  • Work in the fast growing esports industry
  • Flexible working environment
  • Ideas and proactiveness valued

About the position

PlayBrain is looking for a front-end engineer for Taiyoro, our Japanese eSports information website and web tools to support streaming of eSports tournaments. Taiyoro is developing as a core foundation to the Japanese esports culture, and an engineer joining the team will have the opportunity to help create a strong future for esports in Japan. In addition, you will also be involved in the development of client projects making websites for gaming related promotions and campaigns. The team works mostly in English, with some Japanese.


  • Front-end coding for eSports information website and web tool to support streaming of eSports tournaments
  • Issue management, version control, and code review using Gitlab ・Teamwork skills (mainly communication skills
  • Write tests that validate the stability and correctness of implementations ・Handle refactorings with care


  • 5+ years of frontend development experience using modern frontend frameworks such as React/Next.js
  • Deep understanding of CSS, HTML and an ability to translate designs into clean code
  • A knack for writing clean, readable code
  • Willingness to learn and experiment with new technology

Nice to haves

While not specifically required, tell us if you have any of the following.

  • AWS experience (S3 & Lambda)
  • Animations experience (react-springs)
  • Realtime Firebase data base
  • A designer background / styled-components.
  • Python experience
  • Strong testing methodology
  • Shopify experience
  • The experience of headless CMS such as Sanity
  • 3.js or WebGL to help create a stunning/interactive/3d landing page


5 to 8 million JPY annually.

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