Syncify is a startup building a new social network for experiencing media together.
We’re starting with an app for audio clubs. Our MVP app lets you listen to podcasts and audiobooks with your friends.
Syncify reverses the nature of social media by being social around media instead of creating media about yourself.
Our mission is to become the best way to be social, digitally, by fostering healthy relationships with technology and each other.
Syncify is part of the prestigious tech accelerator Techstars (only 0.5% of startups suceed in applying). You will get to join us on the Techstars journey with the lessons and support they provide and learn from their mentors, such as the CTOs of Disney, Oracle, and King (candycrush).
The Syncify team pride ourselves on our ambition and we are happy to take risks. We’re characterised by our energy and enthusiasm; we’d rather aim high and see what happens, than play it safe.
We’re passionate about changing the world of social media for the better and putting our members first – we believe change happens when more people get involved. We are currently operating in beta with a waitlist of excited users and launching soon.
We are seeking a mid-range or senior developer:
You will lead the technical development of the app and help to run the tech stack of Syncify. You’ll play a pivotal role working alongside the CEO in scaling the company to seed investment stage.
You'll need to communicate and collaborate with people across the whole organisation, to imagine, design, and build new features and new tools swiftly enough to support our members in this fast-moving world of social audio.
Problem analysis and problem solving
Able to work independently
Quick to seek help when stuck or uncertain
Can cope with context-switching to juggle multiple fast-changing projects and priorities
Able to communicate effectively and work well with a diverse range of non-technical colleagues
Open-minded and willing to learn new approaches to your role and our culture
Experience with React Native or React or another web framework
Listens to podcasts and audiobooks
Experience working in a startup or scaleup
Project management skills
Interested in creating a healthy social media
Experience of giving and receiving feedback
Exposure to Postgres, AWS (RDS, Redshift, SES, S3, App-sync), Heroku, React