Front-end Developer Lead

Apex Group

Full TimeReact
Posted 2 months ago


About APEX ESG Advantage 

Our current economic system has brought unprecedented levels of welfare and prosperity. Yet, in many ways, this has come at a great environmental and societal cost. The time has come to forge a new path, and to transition to a more sustainable economy.

Apex ESG Sustainability is one of the fastest growing ESG and sustainability firms in Europe, experiencing solid growth over the past 24 months. Our team consists of approximately 150 people from various backgrounds across Amsterdam, London, New York, Valencia and Mumbai — all driven by the ambition to make a real impact.

Launched in 2021, ESG Advantage is a business-to-business (b2b) software as a Service (SaaS) platform that allows companies to track their ESG performance and benchmark it against their peers and industry best practices. Specifically designed for the private equity market, it provides investors and fund managers with a holistic overview of the performance of their portfolio companies.

The role

As the Front-end Lead, you will be responsible for overseeing and guiding the front-end development activities of ESG Advantage and leading the front-end refactoring of the application. You will lead a team of front-end developers, collaborating with designers, product managers, and back-end developers to create outstanding user interfaces and ensure a seamless user experience. Your role will involve overseeing the entire front-end development process, from architecture design to implementation and quality assurance, while shaping the front-end development strategy, setting coding standards, and fostering a culture of innovation and excellence within the team.


  • Technical Leadership: Lead and inspire a team of front-end developers, providing technical guidance, setting coding standards, and ensuring adherence to best practices for front-end development.
  • Front-end Architecture: Collaborate with architects and UX designers to create scalable and maintainable front-end architectures, ensuring efficient performance and extensibility of web applications.
  • Application refactoring: Design and implement user interfaces using state-of-the-art frameworks (React, Vue.js), ensuring the highest level of usability, accessibility, and responsiveness.
  • Collaboration and Communication: Work closely with product managers, designers, and back-end developers to understand project requirements, provide input on technical feasibility, and ensure seamless integration of front-end components with back-end systems.
  • Quality Assurance: Conduct code reviews and monitor performance metrics to ensure the delivery of high-quality, bug-free front-end solutions.
  • Innovation and Best Practices: Stay up-to-date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in front-end development. Continuously evaluate and introduce new tools, frameworks, and methodologies to improve the team's efficiency and productivity.
  • Mentoring and Coaching: Provide guidance and mentorship to junior developers, promoting their professional growth and fostering a collaborative and supportive team environment.

Skills & Experience

  • 10 years of experience as a front-end developer, with a strong portfolio of web applications or projects.
  • Working knowledge of jQuery, Bootstrap and JavaScript
  • Expertise in modern front-end frameworks such as React, Angular, or Vue.js.
  • Driven by sustainable impact.
  • Solid understanding of responsive design principles, cross-browser compatibility, and accessibility standards.
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and front-end build tools (e.g., Webpack, Gulp).
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with the ability to translate complex requirements into efficient and scalable front-end solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Leadership abilities, including the capacity to inspire and motivate team members in a distributed team, provide constructive feedback, and drive continuous improvement.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies and an ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Total Benefits

Our belief in promoting a healthy work-life balance drives us to support our employees’ total well-being, offering comprehensive benefits not limited to:

  • We offer competitive pay and benefits to employees
  • Health Insurance
  • Working Schedule: Fridays reduced hours as well as August

More about us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favorable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made based on skills, qualifications and experiences. 

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit

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