Lead Frontend Programmer

  • Full-time
  • Project: Online Services
  • Department: Code
  • Location: PL, Warsaw (Remote/Hybrid)

Company Description

People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from offices located in Poland, UK, Ireland, US, and Canada and from all over the world thanks to our remote work programs.

Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.

Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting titles: Gemini is our new project being developed with Square Enix; Maverick is a Triple-A game developed in collaboration with Microsoft Corporation; Bifrost & Victoria are projects we're growing in the self-publishing model. We are also busy working on a VR and undisclosed projects, more information on those to come later.

With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim to combine our expertise with the creativity of the best and most forward-thinking talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games for the global gaming community.

If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you’ll have a chance to perfect your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry to bring a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.

Job Description

As the Lead Frontend Software Engineer at People Can Fly, you will play a crucial role in leading the frontend development efforts, overseeing the creation of public-facing interfaces that provide exceptional user experiences. You will lead a team of frontend engineers, collaborating closely with designers, backend engineers, and product managers to deliver high-quality and scalable frontend solutions. Your expertise in frontend technologies and leadership skills will be instrumental in driving innovation and excellence in frontend development.

  • Lead and mentor a team of frontend engineers, providing guidance and support to ensure the successful delivery of frontend projects.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define requirements, establish priorities, and plan frontend development tasks.
  • Architect and design responsive, fast, and secure public-facing interfaces, leveraging best practices and industry standards.
  • Implement frontend solutions using modern frameworks and libraries, such as React, Angular, or Vue.js, while ensuring code quality and performance.
  • Optimize frontend code for speed and scalability, conducting code reviews and performance audits to identify areas for improvement.
  • Establish and enforce coding standards, best practices, and guidelines to maintain consistency and quality across frontend codebases.
  • Stay updated on emerging frontend technologies and industry trends, evaluating their potential impact on our development processes and strategies.
  • Collaborate with security experts to implement robust security measures and practices to safeguard public-facing interfaces against potential threats and vulnerabilities.


  • 5+ years of experience in frontend development.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Frontend Software Engineer, with at least 5 years of experience in frontend development.
  • Previous experience in a leadership or lead engineering role, with a track record of successfully leading and mentoring teams.
  • Expertise in frontend technologies, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and modern frontend frameworks (e.g., React, Angular, Vue.js).
  • Strong understanding of responsive design principles, performance optimization techniques, and security best practices.
  • Experience with frontend build tools, package managers, and version control systems (e.g., Webpack, npm, Git).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail, with a passion for crafting elegant and user-friendly interfaces.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Experience in the gaming industry or a passion for gaming is a plus.

Nice to have:


  • Understanding of DevOps principles, experience with GitHub Actions or similar tools
  • Prior experience with Grafana or similar services
  • Familiarity with backend technologies
  • Experience working with project management software (Jira, Confluence, etc.)

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • Private medical healthcare including dental treatment for PCF members and their families (Signal Iduna).
  • MultiSport card for you and your family members or friends.
  • Free library with a wide range of games and books you have unlimited access to.
  • In-company Polish and English language classes.
  • Fresh fruit, snacks, and beverages for everyone in the office.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Free virtual health and mental wellbeing sessions are included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.
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