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Lead Frontend Engineer
Full time
Competitive salary
Flexible schedules
Mental health support
Employee equity


Our team is like a high-tech flock of birds 🐦 - fully remote, yet always connected. While most of us are based in the bustling metropolis of 🏙️ Shenzhen, China, we also have an awesome office space where we can hang out and bounce ideas off each other. But no matter where we perch, we're all makers at heart ❤️. We thrive on pushing ourselves to tackle new challenges and pour our passion into every project we undertake. So whether you're a coding ninja 🥷 from Tokyo, tea connoisseur 🍵 from Hangzhou or a dim sum master 🥟 from Hong Kong, if you share our love for quality work, we'd love to have you join our flock!

About Zolplay:

We're a small but mighty team, we love wearing many hats and constantly exploring new horizons 🔭, we also thrive on tackling diverse challenges. Whether it's about our code, products or design, we're always on the lookout for seasoned pros who can identify a problem and conjure up a solution like magic. Our weapons of choice are TypeScript + React.js ⚔️, which form the bedrock of our continuous progress. We're not expecting you to be an expert in everything we use, but we do require a rock-solid foundation in JavaScript and a proven track record of working with React and TypeScript.

At Zolplay, we're on a quest to build the next generation SaaS platform for game developers called Nexus. This exciting project is at the forefront of the gaming industry and will help shape the future of game development. As a member of our team, you'll have the unique opportunity to work closely with our team in creating and implementing new features for Nexus. You'll play a vital role in the growth 📈 and success ✨ of this innovative platform, which will be used by developers around the world. So if you're passionate about gaming and ready to join us on this thrilling adventure of creating something truly groundbreaking, we'd love to have you on board!

What you'll do:

  • Implement user interfaces from design compositions and mock-ups efficiently and thoroughly.

  • Develop new web app features that are both aesthetically appealing and easy to use.

  • Create and maintain scalable, reusable and accessible UI components.

  • Work closely with the team to analyze technical requirements and evaluate the feasibility of corresponding needs.

  • Collaborate with our founder and product squad to quickly bring new feature concepts to life.

  • Lead research and development efforts to stay up-to-date with the latest frontend technologies, best practices, and industry trends, and implement them to improve the overall quality and performance of our frontend products.

About you:

  • Strong React.js + TypeScript skills.

  • Muscular painter skills with TailwindCSS, Styled Components or Stitches.

  • Proficient in handling between frontend and backend APIs and application states, and possess an in-depth knowledge of frontend system performance optimization.

  • Attention to detail is greatly appreciated! You take a meticulous approach to every line of code and every component you create.

  • We expect you to always be curious, be skilled in collaborative communication and teamwork, pursue the ultimate user experience and elegant code, and have a strong sense of responsibility and execution in your work.


  • Async first workflow: zero meetings and asynchronous collaborations offers flexible working hours and increased productivity.

  • 100% remote friendly: work from anywhere in the world, pants might be overrated.

  • Competitive compensation: we offer end of year bonuses and stock options.

  • Healthcare: housing, commute and other reimbursements included.

  • Growth: we host internal workshops and create opportunities for career advancement and professional development.

  • Fun: game nights, afternoon snacks, team outings, and other fun activities.

  • Equipment: we provide you with the best-in-class software and hardware tools you need to do your best work.

Our stacks:

  • React.js: is it a library or a framework? We don't know, but we love it.

  • Next.js: in Vercel we trust.

  • TypeScript: it's JavaScript on steroids.

  • Tailwind CSS: once you go Tailwind, you never go vanilla.

  • Framer Motion: smooth animations and micro-interactions.

  • Laravel: back-end framework for web artisans.

  • PostgreSQL: the database of choice for the modern web.

  • Git: version control for the win.

  • Docker: scalable containerization.

  • Electron: cross-platform desktop apps.

  • Swift: native iOS apps.

  • Kotlin: native Android apps.

Our tools:

  • Slack: we use it for everything, from team communication to sharing the latest tech news, or chatting with our ChatGPT bot.

  • Google Workspace: we use Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive, Mail and Calendar for collaboration.

  • GitHub: top-notch code repositories and CI/CD pipelines.

  • Linear: best project management and task tracking platform.

  • Vercel: the best deployment platform for web apps.

  • Figma: the best design tool for all things UI/UX.

  • Arc: the internet computer browser we all love.