Lead Frontend Developer

Role Description

The Aphantasia Network is looking for an experienced Lead Frontend Developer to spearhead a significant refactoring of our website. Your expertise in modern frontend technologies, particularly Next.js and React, will be crucial in building a robust, dynamic, and user-friendly interface that aligns with our mission to educate and engage the global community on aphantasia.


  • Lead the planning and implementation of a comprehensive refactoring of the Aphantasia Network’s website.
  • Write reusable, effective, and scalable JavaScript code with Next.js and React.
  • Transform complex design mockups into responsive, interactive features.
  • Collaborate with backend developer to ensure system consistency and create a seamless user experience.
  • Utilize Git for version control and collaboration with other team members.
  • Conduct code reviews 
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and propose changes and upgrades to keep the website at the forefront of user experience design.
  • Test the website for usability and fix any bugs or issues that arise.


  • Proficiency in Next.js, React, and other modern JavaScript libraries and frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of frontend coding and development technologies, including Tailwind, Redux and Server-side rendering.
  • Experience with Git and GitHub for version control and collaborative development.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs and asynchronous request handling.
  • A keen eye for detail and a strong sense of good UI/UX design principles.
  • Proven leadership skills and the ability to manage a project from conception to completion.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and a commitment to high-quality work.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative, remote team environment.
  • A passion for the mission of the Aphantasia Network and a desire to make a positive impact through technology.

As the Lead Frontend Developer, you will not only contribute your technical skills but also provide guidance and vision for the future of the Aphantasia Network’s online presence. Your leadership will ensure that our website serves as a beacon for those seeking information on aphantasia and a platform for community engagement and education.

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