Frontend Developer for Instructional Design (Freelance, Asia-Pacific)

If you're a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of instructional design with the art of programming, this is the role for you!
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simpleshow makes explaining easy! Since 2008, we have been communicating clients’ complex topics in a short, simple, and entertaining way - via videos, social media, and e-learning. Our explanation methods are implemented all around the world, with more than 190 employees, and hundreds of international customers, including Microsoft, eBay, Adobe, Audi, Deutsche Telekom, Bayer, BASF, Airbus, Bosch, IKEA, and BMW - all of that in over 50 languages!

eLearning at simpleshow means making learning content tangible. Our "interactives"  combine video, texts and graphics with user-engaging tasks. As a Front-End Web Developer, you work with our creative team to combine the art of instructional design with the art of programming. To do this, you will be responsible for the translation of UI/UX design storyboards into eLearning modules, using our own proprietary JavaScript framework. 


  • Develop engaging eLearning modules utilizing current web technologies.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and interaction ideas.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Testing and troubleshooting eLearning modules inside and outside of LMS (learning management system).

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery and jQuery UI.
  • Proficient understanding of web media technologies (video and audio).
  • Proficient understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image as well as Adobe Illustrator to vectorize image assets.
  • Basic knowledge of the eLearning world, learning management systems, and the SCORM API is a definite plus, but not required.
  • Based in the Asia-Pacific region, or willing to adjust your working hours to collaborate with our team and clients there.


  • An exciting, rapidly growing team
  • A cool product
  • Flexible working hours
  • Lots of opportunities to learn

If this sounds like a good fit to you, apply today and we'll send you a copy of our assessment; we promise you'll have fun completing it! 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

18 Tang Lung St
Causeway Bay Directions View page

simpleshow Malaysia

Q Sentral
50470 Kuala Lumpur Directions View page

simpleshow Singapore

17A Tannery Rd
347728 Singapore Directions View page

How we support you

Flexibility, creative freedom, a great team--expect that (and much more!) at simpleshow

  • An amazing product unlike any other on the market that you will be proud to stand behind

  • We will train you to become a rock star communicator, It’s that simple

  • A dedicated international team (from Miami, Berlin, London, Tokyo & Singapore) to ensure that you have the tools needed to succeed

  • We believe in camaraderie and growing together because we know a happy team is a productive team.

  • We see things differently. That’s why we’re building a diverse culture - with people who bring unique perspectives & backgrounds to the table.

Want to join us? Check out current open positions and apply today!

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