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Lead Frontend Developer

Kahunas.io Dubai, United Arab Emirates Posted: 05 Jul 2024


  • Estimate: $115k - $135k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Hybrid
  • Apply from abroad
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job:

  • Location: Hybrid/Dubai

About Us: Kahunas is a dynamic and innovative SAAS company dedicated to empowering coaches to manage their clients effectively. We are currently in the process of evolving our platform from a monolithic architecture to a modern, separate frontend solution. We are seeking an expert Lead Frontend Developer to spearhead this transformation.

Job Description: As the Lead Frontend Developer at Kahunas, you will play a pivotal role in leading the separation of our monolithic platform into a standalone, cutting-edge frontend. You will work closely with our backend team to ensure seamless integration and optimal performance. This is a senior-level position requiring deep expertise in modern frontend technologies and frameworks, as well as exceptional leadership and management skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the architectural design and implementation of the new frontend solution.
  • Collaborate with backend developers to define and integrate APIs.
  • Ensure high performance, scalability, and responsiveness of the frontend.
  • Mentor and guide junior frontend developers.
  • Conduct code reviews and enforce best practices in frontend development.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry trends and technologies.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices for CI/CD, testing, and deployment.
  • Manage and lead the frontend development team, fostering a collaborative and innovative environment.


  • Expertise in Frontend Technologies:

    • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, JavaScript/TypeScript.
    • Extensive experience with React, Next.js, and Vue.js.
  • Experience in Frontend Architecture:

    • Proven track record of designing and implementing large-scale frontend solutions.
    • Experience in separating monolithic architectures to standalone frontend applications.
    • Jest and React testing libraries.
  • Technical Skills:

    • Strong understanding of RESTful APIs and integration.
    • Knowledge of server-side rendering and static site generation.
    • Experience with GraphQL API.
    • Familiarity with modern build tools and CI/CD pipelines.
    • Knowledge of state management libraries (Redux, Vuex, etc.).
    • Proficient in using version control systems (Git).
    • Experience in AWS.
    • Some experience in PHP to understand current logic.
  • Leadership and Mentorship:

    • Exceptional ability to lead and mentor a team of frontend developers.
    • Proficient in managing people, fostering team growth, and driving project success.
    • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Communication and Collaboration:

    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in an office and remote team environment.
  • Superstar Level Proficiency:

    • Demonstrated superstar-level expertise in frontend development.
    • Proven ability to deliver outstanding, innovative frontend solutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Docker and containerization.
  • Contributions to open-source projects or a strong personal GitHub portfolio.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work in a cutting-edge technology environment.
  • Hybrid working environment, 2 days per week in office.
  • Company Macbook.
  • 1 Flight home per year (after 1 year service).
  • Office gym & swimming pool access.
  • A dynamic and collaborative team culture.
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development.
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About Kahunas.io

Not just another fitness app.. we're a comprehensive platform that empowers coaches to be more effective, efficient, and engaged with their clients. We elevate the entire coaching experience, both for the coach and the client. Working with coaches directly to evolve our platform around their needs and deliver a game-changing platform in the world of personal training and coaching.