JOB DESCRIPTION

Front-End Engineer for Blockchain Art Company

Front End Engineer

About
About the company
The company’s founder was a contemporary artist who wanted to resolve the issue of lack of infrastructure in the field of art through technology. Since times are changing and the way the society approaches everything is updating, the people behind this company wanted to find a way to keep art alive and support artists through innovative tech. The company is committed to introducing blockchain technologies and creating an innovative platform to buy and sell art, while protecting the earning capabilities of passionate artists.
The company, settled in the heart of Tokyo, is very proud of their unique platform’s main feature which is traceability. Art is very important in our society. The ability to create and appreciate it, is what makes us human. The CEO, who grew up in the U.S. and a contemporary artist himself, and has a mission and vision to protect art and culture, by making sure that the artists are being financially protected through their company’s platform. To make everything a reality, he obtained patents in Japan and the U.S. and started the company while he was in graduate school of informatics. With the help of blockchain technology and using the company’s platform, whenever the artists’ art gets resold, he/she will always get a portion of profit out of it.
Corporate Culture
The company requires each member to have strong passion and interest in arts and block chain. Their whole mission and vision revolves around integrating the two aspects and it is very important that people who join their team shares this value as well. The company already have around 15 employees and out of those 5 are foreigners. Most of them can speak English. The organizational style is flat and has a very flexible work environment. They have Flex time system and their employees are allowed remote work options as well. The team members are also always introduced to new technology and updated trends so people who are interested to be in the loop when it comes to innovations will have a lot of opportunities for exposure.
Global Aspects
  • CEO/Executive is a foreigner
  • Many employees speak English
PR Aspects
The CEO have obtained patents used in their platforms. The company recently raised 300 million yen for funding
Job
Description
The company is currently developing a new service that sells and manages cultural and artistic works, using blockchain technology. The goal is to create an environment wherein artists are protected and supported through the platform's main feature which is traceability. This enables the artist to continue earning a portion of the profit each time their art is being resold. They are looking for dynamic individuals who will be filling the role of a frontend engineer. To be able to help the company overcome their challenges, they would like someone who has business and development experience.

Key Responsibilities:
-Create and develop app
-Design and develop new features
-Ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
-Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

Programming Languages Used:
Language: SCSS, VueJS/React, Webpack, Turbolinks, StimulusJS
CSS design: BEM
Others:Slack, Pivotal Trackers, Github, Zeplin

※Please note that the position is only for those who are currently residing in Japan only
Requirements
Must
-Practical software development experience with languages like SCSS and VueJS/React
-Can use Git version for source coding
Japanese Level
  • Beginner
Better
-Has experience in Agile software development
Type of people (Personality)
-People who are interested in blockchain
-People who can design an application from scratch
-People who are motivated to learn new things
Conditions
Annual Expected salary (Minimum)
4000000
Annual Expected salary (Maximum)
7500000
Transporation cost coverage
  • Covered based on Company's set policy
Work hours
11:00 - 16:00
Flextime
  • Yes
Holidays
  • End of Year and New Year Holiday
  • Saturday
  • National Holiday
  • Sunday
Insurances
  • Worker’s Accident Compensation Insurance (労災保険)
  • Health Insurance (健康保険)
  • Unemployment Insurance (雇用保険)
  • Welfare Pension Insurance (厚生年金保険)