Description

Kahoot! is looking for a Frontend Developer. Are you experienced with various technologies and want to join us in building a product that impacts the learning experience of millions of learners around the world?

About Kahoot!
Kahoot! is on a mission to make learning awesome! We want to empower every child, student and employee to unlock their full learning potential. Our game-based learning platform makes it easy for any individual or corporation to create, share and play learning games that drive compelling engagement. In addition, our family of apps takes math learning to a new level and empowers children to learn to read through play. Launched in 2013, Kahoot!’s vision is to build the leading learning platform in the world. Over the past 12 months, more than 218 million games have been played on the Kahoot! platform with 1.3 billion participating players in 200 countries. The company is headquartered in Norway with offices in the US, the UK, France and Finland. Let’s play!

Our K!rew
At Kahoot! we champion a positive culture of collaborative learning and innovation. Representing 32 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 130, 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 and experienced in 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
  • Understand the basic concepts of how the backend works

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
  • A natural curiosity and love of learning new things

Benefits

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.

Here are some of the benefits we provide to our team members:

  • A competitive compensation package
  • Share option plan
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave
  • Travel insurance
  • Home broadband allowance
  • Mobile subscription
  • Lunch contribution
  • Subsidized Norwegian language classes
  • Modern offices in downtown Oslo
  • Friendly, international environment and after-work activities
  • Relocation and settling-in assistance

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

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