Piktochart
Country : Malaysia
  • Full-time

HEAD OF FRONTEND

We are a web application called Piktochart based in Penang with over 5 million users. We have been in Silicon Valley as part of the learning trip, won "Best Startup Award" in MSC Apicta 2012, received numerous press mentions (Forbes,Techcrunch, AlJazeera), and the team consists of talented web developers and designers who form a small happy family.

What does Piktochart do?

Piktochart helps users to create stories from data. This means that someone who does not know how to design newsletters, presentations can now be empowered to create these communication materials on their own.

We are hiring and expanding our team. Are you ready to join one of the fastest growing startups in the region? Apply now!

Responsibilities

Besides having technical expertise and knowledge in the frontend domain, you are someone who is keen in leading and developing a team, as well as ensuring their execution and quality towards achieving the goals collectively.

 

You have the confidence and experience to make key decisions when it comes to technical direction or choices, and not afraid to take calculated risks. Following that, you are then able to plan, communicate, align, lead, and coach the frontend team towards the direction.


 

What you’ll do

Team and Culture

  • Mentor and grow the team members to be both technically strong and culturally aligned
  • Recruit talents who are excited and motivated about our mission and share our HOPEFUL values
  • Frequent 1:1s and feedback to ensure the well-being of the team as well as their deliverables
  • Evaluate the performance of the team

 

Front End Technology Stack

  • Keep up with industry trends that can be leveraged for business impact
  • Improve code quality and robustness
  • Institute best practices and proper coding standards across the team through processes like code review, pair programming etc.
  • Ensure proper documentation of the frontend codebase to ease onboarding and knowledge transfer between developers

Requirements

Who you are

  • 5+ years front end development experience with Javascript/HTML/SCSS
  • Proven history of mentoring and developing others
  • Able to work in a distributed team environment
  • You think critically about your work and ask questions in order to improve the product, not only in its technical implementation but also in how well it’s serving the needs of our users
  • You have built products and UI using modern web technologies and can point to your prior work
  • You have the ability to understand the business impact of team’s decision and then rally the team to execute on them
  • You have strong communication skills and are able to explain complex technical topics to the entire team in a clear and concise way
  • You understand that behind any technical decision there is a business need to be fulfilled
  • You love front-end technologies but also eager and able to dig into other areas of the product as needed
  • You care about your team and their growth. You are focused on developing and growing the people to excel in their role.
  • You have a strong desire to continuously improve
  • You love to be challenged
  • You care about the code you leave behind

Location

  • HQ, Penang, Malaysia
  • Remote (Only consider who is based in South East Asia)

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