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Front End Engineer

Employer
Papercup
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
14 Jun 2021

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

Papercup is a machine learning start-up transforming the media industry. 99.9% of video content is shackled to a single language. Our ambition is to make the world's content watchable in any language. We're translating videos by generating voices that sound like the original speaker, not only capturing the characteristics of your voice but also the way you speak.

*About the role:*
Papercup is a machine learning start-up transforming the media industry. We noticed a huge problem, 99.9% of video content is shackled to a single language. We'd like to fix this by making the world's content watchable in any language. By using the powers of Machine Learning we're translating videos by generating voices that sound like the original speaker, not only capturing the characteristics of your voice but also the way you speak. Backed by major venture capitalists and media giants we've already raised millions in funding, we're looking to secure a creative Front End Engineer to join our elite squad of Engineers.

As the Front End Engineer, you will be collaborating with the product team to build a sophisticated platform and supporting tools that no other company in the world has constructed before. You will know our product intimately, contributing to the creation and development of new product ideas, and work closely with our Design, Product, and Machine Learning teams to define and develop functionalities to improve our operations and tooling. Within this role, you will have total autonomy over anything Front End and the option to grow a team around you.

*Our tech stack:*

* Languages: TypeScript, JavaScript
* Frameworks and Modules: ReactJS, NodeJS, Prisma, Next.js, Tachyons
* Database: Postgres, MySQL
* Tools: Notion, Clubhouse, StackOverflow Team
* Infrastructure: AWS (ECS Fargate, Lambda, S3), GCP, GraphQL (APIs, and Kubernetes), Azure (Kubernetes), Sentry, Vercel, Auth0, RedisLabs
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Responsibilities:*

* Building a web-based multi-user audio tool to translate content into multiple languages
* Building a multiplatform analytics platform (i.e. YouTube, Facebook, Vimeo, RuTube)
* Building a video management platform that integrates with YouTube and other video platforms
* Creating a high-grade components library
* Optimising application for maximum speed and scalability
* Improving our codebase and practices

*Skills:*

* Previously worked on a large-scale ReactJS project
* Work with great attention to detail
* Solid understanding of REST and GraphQL APIs
* Good understanding of SEO principles including web analytics and ensuring that the application will adhere to them
* The desire to be continually learning about emerging technologies/industry trends
* Passionate about teamwork and helping others

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* Competitive salary
* Monthly wellness benefit
* Remote working options (2-3 days)
* Unlimited holidays
* Personal learning budget
* Excellent parental leave options

* Screening video call
* Tech stage
* Culture and values - 3 sections
ReactReact, GraphQL
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