Front-End Developer

Job Description

Develop web applications for our world-class language technology. We are a great team of back-end developers, former and present researchers, and business developers. Now we need someone to continue and complement the front-end development. You will have a large degree of freedom but also responsibility; choose the tools for the job and find and suggest best practices you feel are important. We are a small team and everyone contributes with ideas and solutions not only within their own area.

The role:

Prototype solutions for new features and web applications using prototyping tools or sketches.
Demonstrate the user facing functionality using mockups and the prototypes and gather feedback for fast iterations.
Build great responsive interfaces with great UX and style.
Integrate the web apps with Gavagai's own proprietary language technology APIs.
Use test frameworks for automated tests that enables one click promotions with confidence.

Our current web applications include Gavagai Monitor, an information analytics platform for all types of published media; Gavagai Explorer, a tool for analyzing commonalities in sets of related material such as reviews, answers to free-text survey questions, or legal document collections; Gavagai Lexicon, a live lexicon service for looking up terms and their relationships to other terms in many different languages (for example this).

Gavagai is a Swedish award winning language technology company spun-off from the SICS research institute. Extreme scalability, automation/learning, and language agnosticism are key features of our technology. We have achieved state-of-the art solutions to some of the major problems in the IT industry. For more information see our company page.

Skills & Requirements

This position involves full stack web development but it is also end-to-end in terms of going from idea to finished implementation. Because of this full spectrum we require an applicant to be able to to structure and break down a full web interface into components that are testable, maintainable, and efficient. You must also be methodical, analytical and good at problem solving. You need to have experience from a modern javascript framework like Knockout, Angular, React, or Ember. We use Knockout. You also need to be good at prototyping, UX, wireframing, mocking etc. since the job involves all aspects of the development cycle.

About Gavagai

Gavagai is an award winning language technology company spun-off from the SICS research institute. Extreme scalability, automation/learning, and language agnosticism are key features of our technology. Our offices are located in central Stockholm and we offer competitive salaries and stock-based incentives.

Send your application to jobs@gavagai.se.