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 our team Flamingo and work, learn, play and grow together with experienced developers (and music enthusiasts) to create an evolved music ecosystem that empowers all those involved.

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.

WELCOME TO UTOPIA

Music is incredible. It can excite hundreds, and unite thousands. But as an industry, it has been slow, complicated, and disparate. While the tech world has moved into the future, the music industry continues to be shaped by inefficient systems of the past. At Utopia we believe there is a better way. Which is why today we are setting out to transform the entire industry; creating new revenue streams, consolidating the data and decluttering the admin. Unlocking the industry’s full potential by unifying it all in one truly holistic space. Some might call that a Utopia.

Funnily enough, so do we. Welcome to Utopia. Where music lives.

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.

FOCUS OF THE ROLE

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 amounts 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.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

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

THE IDEAL SKILLSET 

  • 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.
  • Track record of working with the Material UI would be a plus.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Passion for data and data visualisation.

WHAT WE OFFER 

  • A unique opportunity to be part of building the Engineering function in Stockholm and work in an impact oriented, autonomous and empowered team
  • Great atmosphere - we live, love & breathe music & tech!
  • An experienced team to learn from, with experience in multiple startups and big tech companies
  • Sublime office of hundreds of square meters with a pingpong table, playroom, gym in the basement and seriously good coffee. We love our vibrant office culture and daily breakfasts! 
  • And if you may prefer being on your own and working from home - we’re fine with that too!
  • Swedish benefits such as pension, insurances, famous Health care allowance, phone and subscription
  • We are supporting work permits for employees that moved here from countries outside the EU

THE HIRING PROCESS

  • You send us your CV 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.
  • You meet our lead developers for the technical interview.
  • You meet the hiring manager for the culture fit interview.

UTOPIANS

We come from diverse backgrounds and we welcome everyone who identifies with the above to apply. Welcome to Utopia - Where Music Lives! 

We’re eager to meet you! :)

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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

Stockholm

Östermalmsgatan 87e
114 59 Stockholm Directions jobs@utopiamusic.com View page

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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