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Full Stack Developer

We are looking for a Full Stack Developer to join the team! As a Full Stack Developer at Important Looking Pirates (ILP), you will be part of the R&D team and support the VFX production with state-of-the-art solutions and tools based on the latest technologies and innovations. You will have the opportunity to explore different skills, and we will find the best fit for you and the department as a whole. If you are keen to learn a broad range of systems and technologies used to produce the best Visual Effects in the world, we want to hear from you!

For this role, we are looking for someone who wants to work in a fast-paced environment, where you get to take ownership of your work and be highly involved in shaping your path ahead. You are expected to contribute with and take responsibility for your own ideas and initiatives, and your input will be super valuable for the team and the company.

We believe you have a pretty broad background, preferably with experience from working in a larger company with a tech service focus. You are comfortable with both back and front end, and you know a few different programming languages. Python is ILP’s primary programming language, but if you don’t know it yet and are keen to learn, that’s fine with us.

Ultimately, the role of the Full Stack Developer is to build high-quality, innovative, and fully performing software that complies with coding standards and technical design. Also, you get to work on Star Wars.

What you will do

  • Develop services, applications, and tools to support the VFX production and management and administration systems.

  • Write modern, well-structured, and easy to read python code targeting many different systems.

  • Be part of code reviews and discussions around coding standards, best practices, etc.

  • Use data analysis to help troubleshoot issues in a wide variety of systems.

  • Create reports based on data analysis that are used by other departments as a base for decision-making.

  • Using data from different sources to find correlations can be used to understand shortcomings in our systems better.

  • Perform maintenance and software integrations for existing systems by using monitoring systems and metrics.

  • Stay updated with industry trends and innovations and use this knowledge when implementing new systems.

Who you are

  • Proven work experience as a Full Stack Developer, Software Engineer or Software Developer.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to adopt skills into new environments (languages, systems, etc.)

  • Manage your workload both when working in a team and alone.

  • Ability to learn new skills and technologies quickly.

  • Broad experience and understanding of computer systems and programming languages such as:


  • Relational Databases (SQL)

  • NoSQL (MongoDB, Redis)

  • ElasticSearch (Kibana)


  • Python

  • C++

  • Rust

  • JavaScript (TypeScript)

  • Bash

Great Place to Work

  • You get to be a pirate

  • Social and friendly work environment

  • We do world class epic stuff

  • Innovative and fast-paced culture

  • Centrally located kick-ass office

  • Work–life balance perks

About the company

Important Looking Pirates is a multiple VES and Emmy award winning studio and have created animation and visual effects for some of the greatest storytellers. ILP was founded by artists in 2007 with the vision to become one of the top international suppliers of VFX in terms of quality, professionalism and service. With amazing projects such as Lost In Space, Mandalorian, Westworld, Black Sails, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom and Star Wars: The Last Jedi in our backlog, we can proudly say that we are one of the most successful studios in the world.

During the last 15 years, we have assembled one of the best visual effects teams in the business with talents from all corners of the world. All of our artists, technicians and support personnel are driven by passion for what we do and always strive to push the limits of what can be accomplished.

Our head office is located in the famous Norstedts building in the heart of Stockholm. The office is designed to inspire creativity and to provide the best possible work environment for creating spectacular visual effects. Almost a third of the office consists of social areas where the pirates gather to have lunch and celebratory fikas, get company updates, participate in fussball tournaments, and hang out for Friday beers.

Lania Sitepu | Contact Person

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