Description

About Kahoot!
Kahoot! is a game-based learning platform that makes it easy to create, share and play fun learning games or trivia quizzes in minutes. Kahoot! is used in a multitude of settings – in K-12 and university classrooms, corporate offices, social settings, and major sporting and cultural events. Kahoot! is embraced by teachers, loved by students and valued by organizations and in 2018, Kahoot! had over 1 billion participating players in more than 200 countries. Kahoot! is on a mission to make learning awesome and build the leading learning community in the world. Launched in 2013, the company is headquartered in Norway with offices in the US and the UK. Let’s play!

Our K!rew
At Kahoot! we champion a positive culture of collaborative learning and innovation. Representing 30 different nationalities, we’re a diverse and fun bunch of people! We work hard and celebrate our wins, tackle challenges with original ideas and learn something new every day.
We’ve been growing steadily over the past year; we joined forces with Dragonbox, the award-winning game-based learning studio and maker of the popular math apps and Poio, the learn-to-read app and now as a team of more than 60, we’re on a mission to make learning awesome together.
Did you know that 97% of the Fortune 500 play Kahoot!? We all have an exciting journey ahead!

Your day at Kahoot!

As a Frontend Developer at Kahoot!, you’ll be making and maintaining web apps with some of the latest JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as React and Redux. Working on Kahoot!’s frontend platform, building on our pattern library, you’ll be drawing out UI components to build robust modular systems making up rich interactive experiences.

Check out our new Kahoot! Tech Blog where we will be sharing a series of articles contributed by members of our Engineering team.

Requirements

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • A deep understanding of the DOM, HTML, CSS, accessibility, and cross-browser support, including mobile browsers
  • Worked in React and has good experience with React.
  • BSc Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • Proficiency in JavaScript (ideally with at least 5 years commercial experience)
  • Worked on a web app project with a large JavaScript codebase
  • The ability to work both independently, without supervision, and in an agile team
  • The ability to reliably estimate units of work at project, feature, and task levels

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience of end to end product development
  • A demonstrable understanding of functional programming concepts
  • A love of computer games and experience making them
  • An understanding of reactive programming principles, and how it relates to UI development
  • An understanding of atomic design and the practice of using pattern libraries
  • Some backend or low-level development experience
  • A natural curiosity and love of learning new things

Benefits

Kahoot! strives to offer a competitive benefits package to our employees, that includes share options, insurance, and pension contribution.

If you talk to anyone working at Kahoot!, they will tell you that one of the greatest perks is being able to see how the work you do puts a smile on the face of kids and teachers all around the world.

As a fast-growing start-up, we’re enthusiastic to bring in the right fit as soon as we find them – then on the real fun!

We offer you:

    • A competitive compensation package
    • Share options
    • Insurance and pension contribution
    • 2-week paid leave for fathers/partners at the time of childbirth. This also applies to adoptive and foster parents
    • Home broadband allowance and mobile subscription
    • A fast growing environment
    • A new, modern and international office hosting over 20 nationalities
    • A social atmosphere (Friday lunch, board games, etc)
    • Lunch contribution
    • An informal and fun but driven culture

Speaking of relocation – check our “Living and working in Norway” page and find out what makes this country awesome!

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