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Front end engineer-Marketplace Business

Design & Creative
Rakuten, Inc.
00002714 Requisition #

We are aiming for a dramatic evolution to a site that allows users to experience Rakuten's theme of “Shopping is Entertainment” while being functional. To achieve this within the Commerce Company (EC business centered on Rakuten Ichiba) we are looking to recruit front-end engineers to improve the UI of Rakuten Ichiba and related service sites as well as build pages for projects.

As a team characteristic, the developer team is divided into two roles, in which you can make use of and strengthen your own strengths.


・Visual Composer: Be maintainable & effective. More Attractive.
 Focused mainly on markup language, produce effective output based on maintainability and efficiency.

・Application Composer: Translate data into consistent UI.
 Provide high-performance UI by making full use of libraries and frameworks such as React and Vue.js.


Members often support or assume other roles that require them to collaborate with the development department (the department to which the back-end engineer belongs) and conduct code reviews which provides them with a chance to not only strengthen their main role but also to expand other skills.

In consideration of further expansion of the organization, as well as the recent development of technology, we are also recruiting technical directors.

We are also accepting applications from those who are interested in bridging business and engineering together by improving the development flow using CI, designing and proposing technical specifications in cooperation with the development department, and managing projects including assignment of optimal resources.


・Visual Composer:
 -Designing reusable components with scalability in mind. Creation of style guides.
 -Proposal and implementation of interactions that contribute to improving the customer's buying experience.
 -Skill sharing and training instructor within the department.
 -Determination of specifications and development schedule.
・Application Composer:
 -Determining the architecture of the application (front end)
 -Constructing a development environment using Webpack, Docker, etc.
 -Formulation of Web API specifications in cooperation with back-end engineers
 -Improvement of business flow by automation
 -R&D in the front-end field
 -Technical support for directors
 -Engineer task management for large projects
 -Determination of specifications and development schedule.

Required Qualifications:
Experience and understanding of more than two of the following.
 -3 or more years of experience in front end development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.)
 -Practical experience in development using meta-languages such as Sass
 -Environment construction of various build tools (Webpack, gulp, etc.)
 -Code versioning with Git
 -Deep understanding of front-end technical specifications
 -Communication skills to facilitate team development


Preferred Qualifications:
 -Practical experience using libraries and frameworks such as TypeScript, React and Vue.js.
 -Development experience of a design system
 -Practical experience in AMP
 -Experience as a technical director


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