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App Developer

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 29, 2021
  • Skellefteå
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 29, 2021
  • Skellefteå

This is your chance to join our brilliant team of developers! We are a bunch of highly skilled dev-professionals who are looking for a new colleague to join us at Once Upon. The app already has over 2 million downloads and our goal is to keep growing fast, and steady.

Once Upon is a modern and flexible place to work in terms of technology as well as methodology. Our organizational structure is best described as super flat, giving you the freedom to explore, innovate and develop new and exciting features. With a team of more than 10 developers, you will get the chance to share your knowledge and expertise, but also gain new skills and bounce out-of-the-box ideas with open-minded peers.

So, are you looking for a great career opportunity, and a little more happiness in your life? Keep reading!

About the role

You will be part of our product team, which today consists of almost 20 people, including CTO, app tester, app- web- and backend developers as well as CXO, experience designers and UX-writers. Our team works in close collaboration using agile and hypothesis driven work methods to reach common goals and ambitions. Currently, in addition to our photo books, we are looking at developing new products and services, which you as our future developer will be highly involved in. This means you will have a lot of influence over the company's technical platform and development.

What you’ll do:

  • Build and maintain scalable solutions

  • Build integrations between systems

  • Continuously monitor, test and optimize implementations

  • Deliver code that is modern, testable and easy to maintain

  • Work closely in cross-functional teams consisting of colleagues in User Experience, Communication and Customer support

  • Work scrum- and sprint-based in an environment that promotes learning and development

  • Work to ensure excellent user experience

Your background

  • Most likely you have a degree in computer science, or equivalent

  • Previous experience with app development using React Native

  • Experience in writing testable and easy to read code in Java-/Typescript

  • Comfortable working in a fast paced agile development process, with Scrum or Kanban.

It is a plus if you also have experience in

  • Native iOS (Swift / Objective-C)

  • Native Android (Kotlin / Java)

  • Firebase

  • AWS

  • GIT

  • CI / CD

  • Automatic tests

Who you are

You are a person who genuinely enjoys working closely across teams and departments, and thrives from collaborating with others to achieve results. In addition, you are an innovative thinker with an open mind to your own and others' ideas.

To be successful in this role, you are also detail-oriented and have a sense of visuals (like UI and animations). Self motivation and problem solving skills come easy to you since you are a person who sees possibilities where others see obstacles.

Working at Once Upon

Our app was created to help people save their favorite moments in an easy and fun way, a little at a time, making everyone’s memories shine. And that’s how we want our workplace to be too – life (and work) at Once Upon should definitely be filled with happiness. Because happiness is the key to success, not the other way around. Right?

We strive for a safe, caring environment that gives everyone space to be their whole self, all the time. If you feel free and have fun at your job, it is easier to feel passion and responsibility for what you do. We always dare to do what we believe in – failing at something is not the opposite of succeeding in the long run. And we always strive to make things better, for our Once Uponers, for our planet and for each other.

Through innovation, co-creation, transparency and our collective knowledge as a team we always aim to bring value to our Once Uponers. And that collective brain grows with every new colleague that we welcome to the team, enriching us with new perspectives, experiences and views on life. If you’re looking for a little more happiness in your life and feel like working at Once Upon would be fun, well, that new colleague might just be you!

Location

Our headquarters are located in Skellefteå, in the North of Sweden. If you don't already live here, we’re always happy to help and welcome new people relocating to our city. But if you are not currently planning on moving, there are of course other solutions in today's digitally connected world. So don’t let anything silly like not living in Skellefteå stop you!

Let’s connect

Are you the perfect fit? Then we can't wait to hear from you! Please help us get to know you by submitting your resume or LinkedIn-profile on our website. Also, we’d love to see a personal letter from you. Applications in Swedish or English work equally fine!

If you have any questions about the job or work at Once Upon, don’t hesitate to contact our in-house recruiter Linnéa Engman at +4670-3917434. Last day of application is August 29th, but applications will be considered continuously.

Work with great people

Lina Öberg
Designer
"It doesn’t matter what team you’re in or what expertise you have, if you have a good idea, everyone wants to hear it!"
Nicola Hood
English Copywriter
"Honestly, I really love the app and just want more people to discover it, because I know they’ll love it too!"
Erik Svensson
UX-writer
"It didn’t take long for me to fall in love with the culture at Once Upon. We all genuinely care for each other as well as for our users."
David Resoluth
Experience Designer
"Getting to grow my skillset while being aware I’m valued for my competence, makes me confident in what we can do together."

About the company

At Once Upon you have the chance to be part of something that truly makes people happy. We want to help people save their favourite moments in an easy and fun way, a little at a time, making everyone’s memories shine. Today, there are just over 30 of us working at Once Upon. The app is translated into 12 languages, has been downloaded over 2 million times, with books delivered to over 87 countries, and we’re still growing!

To be the best we can possibly be, we need all kinds of people that are able to look at things from all kinds of perspectives. That’s why we need you, with your unique background, experiences and view on life. Want to be part of our story? Get in touch!


Linnea Engman | Contact Person

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Once Upon Publishing AB

Skellefteå
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