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Senior Frontend Engineer

Inkitt

We believe that every author should have an equal chance to succeed. Therefore, our mission is to discover hidden talent and turn them into globally successful authors.

Inkitt is our self-publishing platform where anyone can upload and share their stories for free. We analyze our users' reading behavior with a unique algorithm to identify potential bestsellers , which we then license for our Galatea app. When licensed and published on Galatea, we adapt the stories for our Galatea app and enhance the author's vision by adding vibrations and sound to turn their stories into immersive experiences for our users. Currently, our most successful author is Sapir Englard, a twenty-year-old author from Israel who uploaded her story to Inkitt in 2018. Now, her story is selling faster than Harry Potter did in the same period of time! > Check out Inkitt on Euronews here! 

At present, we are a team of seventy passionate, dedicated, and hard-working entrepreneurs, engineers and artists. Our mission, high-performing culture, and a strong user-obsession convinced Investors of Google, Spotify, and Uber. Inkitt also attracted experienced talents from DeliveryHero, n26, and Glovo. Join us, too, and help us build the Disney of the 21st Century!


Your Role:

    • Help architect, build, iterate, and manage our global mobile application, Galatea (you can find it in the App Store / Google Play), which now has more than 250K monthly users with 6M sessions per month.
    • Build and ship new features at high velocity and high quality.
    • Work closely with our Product Managers and Designers to achieve product goals.
    • Contribute your ideas to the product's roadmap.
    • Drive the architecture and technology choices that enable a world-class user experience.
    • Continuously explore new technologies that will elevate the user experience of customers in order to be at the forefront of a rapidly changing digital environment.
    • Stay close with our users, to understand why they are using the product, collect feedback and apply it in your work.

Your Profile:

    • A Product Engineering mindset.
    • 5+ years of experience working within large, well maintained codebases
    • Experience using Typescript and React
    • Excellent communication skills for collaborating with other teams
    • A good feeling for UX
    • Experience in mentoring junior developers and helping them to grow
    • Experience working with mobile apps and understanding release process in App Store / Google Play is a plus
    • Experience with native languages - Objective C / Swift / Kotlin is a plus.
    • Experience with React Native is a plus
    • The desire to take ownership: the ability
    • A drive to raise the bar of the team on Code Quality, User Empathy, and Delivery Speed.
What we offer:

· A flat hierarchy in a fast working environment
· Regular team events, free fruit and dinner in the office
· German language classes, Mental Wellness Program, Yoga, Pilates, Fitness & Cardio classes
· Sponsored cross-functional lunches and city-exploring events 
· A flexible working policy and pat a pup time - we are a dog-friendly office
· An unlimited budget for books and unlimited credits for our Galatea App
· Weekly All-hands meetings and updates 
· A very well-located office in the heart of Berlin Mitte

Does this sound like somewhere where you can make a lasting, positive impact? Then, apply now! We are looking forward to speaking with you!

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