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Front-end Developer

China, Shanghai Shi, ShanghaiTechnology

Job description

You will work directly with our tech, design, strategy and PM teams, as well as our clients, to design, build and scale Web and WeChat apps used by tens of millions of users in China and abroad.


  • Translate designs and prototypes into high quality front-end apps using JavaScript frameworks (e.g. React).
  • Write reusable and testable code.
  • Integrate with APIs and micro-services.
  • Optimize code for maximum performance across a wide range of clients (e.g. Web browsers, WeChat) and at scale (tens of millions of user).
  • Troubleshoot production issues, support the backend and DevOps teams in scalability and performance efforts.
  • Participate in the entire application lifecycle, including software architecture and API design.
  • Coach, mentor and spread the word about software best practices inside and outside of Wiredcraft.

Job requirements

  • 2+ years of experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks (React, Vue.js…).
  • Experience with React.
  • Experience with modern authentication mechanisms, such as (e.g. JSON Web Token).
  • Experience working with Git and GitHub.
  • Experience working with an agile methodology (e.g. SCRUM).
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs.
  • Experience with modern front-end development tools (Babel, NPM, Webpack, rollup, Vite…).
  • Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements.
  • Strong communication skills.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with WeChat Mini programs
  • Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript.
  • Experience with benchmarking and optimization.
  • Familiarity with advanced React concepts (isomorphic React, Flux, Redux, Hooks, …).
  • Experience with automated testing.
  • Experience with data structure libraries (e.g. Immutable.js).
  • Open Source contributions.
  • Public speaking experience.


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About Wiredcraft

Wiredcraft is a digital product consultancy focused on China.

We’re over 100 digital experts (Strategy, Program, Design, DevOps, Development, Data, Quality), mostly in Shanghai, with remote colleagues in Beijing, Singapore, Shenzhen, Paris…

We create, launch and scale digital products critical to our clients' missions: loyalty and booking for Hilton, e-commerce for Nike... On the surface, this looks like mobile, WeChat or Web apps, but our work transforms their business and leaves lasting changes in their organization.

We aim to be the best digital product team in the world, both for our clients and our colleagues.