Passionate Frontend Engineer in Osaka

Hello, I'm Michael Rambeau, I have a passion for modern web development with tools like React, Next,js or Astro.

I'm the creator of Best of JS, a popular project to help developers understand the JavaScript landscape.


  • Strong background on modern JavaScript and TypeScript
  • Styling with plain CSS, TailwindCSS and CSS-in-JS solutions
  • Expert about Single Page Applications built with the React
  • Static Site Generators and meta-frameworks: NextJS and Astro
  • Mobile-first approach using Responsive Web Design
  • Obsessed with web performance: Server Side Rendering, bundle size, code Splitting, lazy loading...
  • State management with simple solutions like Unstated or state machines (XState)


I have been building intranet and web applications with enthusiasm and commitment since 2000.

I came to Japan in 2010, I worked for six different companies, in very different environments:

  • From 2011 to 2014, I was in charge of the web site of a money transfer service: BrastelRemit, in a multi-cultural environment.
  • From 2014 to 2016, I worked on the UI/UX of a Control Panel, at FirstServer. a web hosting company where I was the only foreigner.
  • From 2016 to 2018, I worked on a web application built on top of Meteor framework (full-stack JavaScript): Shipandco
  • In 2018, I worked for Pactera Technology Japan doing code review and teaching good practices about modern web development with React.
  • From 2019 to 2022, I worked for Medmain, a startup in the medicine field that uses AI to provide diagnosis, designing and developing a JavaScript full-stack application (front-end with React and TypeScript, Node.js on AWS for the API and the job processing).
  • In 2022, I joined UXPin, a design tool to create prototypes with code components. I modernized the stack, tackling a huge tech debt and providing support and mentorship for a team of developers.

I am ready to take the next step, contact me if you are in interested in my skills and in my experience.

For more details, check my resume.