Front End Engineer

By leveraging modern technologies we are developing a new music ecosystem. Welcome to Utopia - Where Music Lives!
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Join the Utopia Engineering Team and work together with software and data engineers, designers, product managers (and music enthusiasts!) while creating a music ecosystem that works to the advantage of all participants.

At Utopia, front end engineers make the music data come alive by building user experiences that are intuitive and solve the problems for our customers. They work closely with designers to iterate on concepts, prototypes and make data driven decisions. 

WHAT UTOPIANS DO

We are building a better world for music with innovative big data technology that tracks online music sources and translates them into meaningful music consumption reports for royalty collection. The solution we’re building does not threaten to usurp the role of industry incumbents - it is about bringing transparency in the industry and supporting efficient royalty collection.

WHAT YOUR ROLE WILL BE

You will be working on Utopia products targeted for artists, copyright holders and royalty collection societies. The products are built on the top of the Utopia data platform providing insights into vast amount of music consumption data. You’ll work with the data analysts to extract insights from the data and provide actions for customers to take based on the insights. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with other engineers, designers, product managers and data analysts to build the right user experience for each customer category and use case.
  • Build understanding of our customers and their “jobs to be done”.
  • Build intuitive, beautiful and most of all, user experiences that are valuable for our customers.
  • Make data driven decisions using instrumentation, A/B testing and other quantitative and qualitative tools.

WHAT SKILLS YOU NEED

  • 5+ years experience building user experiences for web based products.
  • 2+ years experience working with React or other Javascript based frameworks, good understanding of ES6 and TypeScript.
  • 5+ years of experience with HTML/CSS, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility.
  • Experience with browser APIs and optimising front end performance is a plus.
  • Experience working with the Material UI would be a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills in writing and verbally, fluency in English.
  • Passion for data and data visualisation.

HIRING PROCESS

  • You send us your CV and a cover letter in English.
  • We invite you for an introductory phone/video call to get to know you better and share more about us.
  • You get a programming exercise and unlimited time to send us your solution.
  • Our lead developers evaluate it and we provide you with the feedback.
  • The “on site” interview where you will talk to one of our lead developers and the hiring manager, and one more person from our awesome interview team.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • An opportunity to be part of building the Utopia Helsinki!
  • An experienced team to learn from, with experience in multiple startups and big tech companies like Facebook.
  • Working in an impact oriented, autonomous and empowered team.
  • Standard Finnish benefits like a mobile phone and a lunch benefit.
  • We are supporting work permits for employees that moved here from countries outside the EU. However, we do not support relocation at the moment.

UTOPIANS

We come from different backgrounds and we welcome everyone who finds theirself in previously written to apply. Welcome to Utopia - Where Music Lives! 

We’re eager to meet you! :)

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Perks & Benefits

If you are not yet convinced by our awesome team and great atmosphere — here you have some extra frosting on the cake.

  • 🏋️‍♀️ Active work space

    At the Stockholm office we have a ping pong table and a gym in the basement and people are encouraged to use them both. We also have a generous wellness grant for anyone who prefer to do other things.

  • ☕️ Breakfast every morning

    Every morning we gather around the bar for breakfast. It is of course voluntary but the coffee is great.

  • 👾 A bunch of nerds

    We love what we do and we do what we love. So there will be a lot of interesting discussions going on about pretty much anything connected to music or tech and a lot of Star Wars references to acompany those.

  • 🏰 A little here and a little there

    We love to work together. Where exactly that is at the moment is less important.

Work @ Utopia

Do you like to work in teams with a lot of individual responsibility? Yes, we know it sound cliché but this is also how it actually is.

Every morning after breakfast we gather in our teams to plan the day, assign tasks to kickstart the days. Agile, fast and inventive is how we like it. That also gives us room to pair up or hold a workshop if we need help in finding the best solution. 

A helping hand and a good coffee might just be what we need to get things done.

Already working at Utopia Music?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

email
@utopiamusic.com
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