Senior / Lead Front End Developer (React)

Software Engineering

Front End Engineer



Peter Sewell
Peter Sewell

Account Manager


September 23, 2022

  • Own the Front End codebase
  • Epic list of international clients
  • Mature SaaS startup culture
A successful Wellington SasS startup is looking to add a Senior / Lead Front End Engineer to their team with strong React knowledge. They are embarking on a rebuild of their core product onto a React platform, modernising interfaces and paving the way for further expansion of the application. 
The small and close-knit dev team are delivering a high-performance creative product to some of the largest tech brands, agencies and media producers in the world, they have carved out a robust niche in the market, and are setting up their technical capabilities for further evolution of their application. 
You’ll take hands-on role, acting as a tech lead for the Front End codebase, working closely with the designer and supporting new solutions and best proactive across a team of mostly full stack engineers. Working in a friendly, engaged team with a strong attachment to the product, you’ll be part of a modern work culture, with hybrid remote options and an office in Wellington CBD. 
The role
  • Work collaboratively with Product and Design to enhance the way we solve problems for our customers
  • Lead the ongoing development of our new front end application (we’ve made significant progress already)
  • Provide technical leadership to other engineers working on the front-end
Key things we’re looking for
  • Familiarity with React, TypeScript, JavaScript
  • Great customer empathy, and good inherent understanding of what good UI solutions look like
  • Self-motivation and pragmatism – you love working in a fast-paced environment and understand how to balance competing priorities and the benefits of delivering value to end users in an iterative manner
  • Excellent communication skills – you will be able to clearly present your ideas and rationale

If you would like to be part of a small, technically minded team building a product that reaches the highest levels of their industry, then we’d love to hear from you please apply online or reach out to

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