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Frontend Engineer

WOVN Minato-ku, Tokyo
    💴 ¥6.5M ~ ¥8M annually
    🏡 Partially remote
    🧪 Minimum years of experience unspecified
    💬 Basic Japanese
    🌏 Apply from abroad
    🧳 Relocate to Japan

About WOVN

WOVN Minato-ku, Tokyo

WOVN.io is a website localization service. Our users want to provide their website in multiple languages. We strive to provide the simplest and most powerful solution to our users.

Key benefits

  • Friendly and supportive environment
  • Great mobility from within
  • No overtime

About the position

Our team is responsible for a tool called the Live Editor which is a User Interface component that attaches itself to the client’s website and provides the interface to make localization changes to their website dynamically in real-time. Our team is also responsible for maintaining the end-points on the back-end server with which this front-end component communicates. We are currently revamping the implementation of this tool to make it more performant.

We are looking for a front-end engineer with extensive experience in writing modern JavaScript, TypeScript, frameworks like Vue, React, or Angular, exceptional CSS / SASS skills, deep knowledge, and familiarity with RESTful APIs, and a sound understanding of babel and webpack. Experience in Rails or a similar web framework like Laravel, Symfony or Django is an added advantage.

Technology Stack

  • JavaScript / TypeScript
  • Vue.js
  • Webpack / Vite
  • Sass
  • Ruby on Rails


  • Strong working experience with JavaScript frameworks like Vue, React or Angular.
  • Strong working experience developing frontend applications using modern JavaScript.
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript fundamentals.
  • Strong familiarity with babel, webpack, npm and yarn.
  • Robust knowledge of RESTful APIs.
  • Strong working experience with SASS or CSS preprocessors.
  • Strong sense of project ownership and responsibility.
  • Experience working in an agile development environment.
  • Interest in languages/internationalization.

Nice to haves

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

  • Experience using Vue 3 and the composition API and knowledge of Vue libraries like Pinia, Vuex, VueUse.
  • Experience and knowledge working with Rails.
  • Excellent analytical and creative approaches to problem solving.
  • Experience with NoSQL and/or relational databases.
  • Experience with large systems development
  • Experience with server/internet security
  • Knowledge about the UX process and awareness about principles behind robust User Interface design.


6.5 - 8.0 million JPY annually.


6.5 to 8 million JPY annually.

Hiring Process

  1. 1

    Online coding test

    We will contact successful applicants after their online test. Please be noted that we are not able to show the test score.

  2. 2


    By default, we have three interviews, but there might be more depending on the situation.

  3. 3

    Offer meeting

Meet WOVN's Developers

Jerome joined WOVN as a backend engineer. Keeping things performant was a big technical challenge, as they have hundreds of requests per second and billions of records in their database. To top it off, for a time it was just him and one other developer responsible for the backend.

Read his story...

Kseniya, a backend developer, was attracted to WOVN because it was a place where she could be herself, and wouldn’t be judged by her coloured hair, piercing, or tattoos. She found that flexibility extended to how they work, and people strived to create an emotionally supportive workplace too.

Read her story...

As a developer, Torkel liked making improvements to processes for things like documentation and meetings. So when he was asked to become a product owner, he seized the opportunity to improve how WOVN develops software.

Read his story...

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