Designer | React.js developer | Backend Kotlin/Java developer (f/m/x)


One of the roles above is what you’re searching for? Or two or a mix of all three? Either way - we‘d like to hear from you! We are searching for three people to complement our new team in Berlin. science.now’s mission is to bring scientists, engineers and creatives closer together. science.now is a global networking platform that connects scientific research with technology and creativity - one of the biggest challenges of our time.

With you as a part of our team, we will create a platform that brings the adventure back into science, allows science to build bridges, and provides a creative and collaborative place to create knowledge for everyone. We are looking for experienced individuals who are creative and come up with new, innovative designs or software solutions that fit our company’s mission and bring people together on our platform. Additionally, you have a strong desire to work for an early stage startup with all its dynamics and opportunities.


Designer
  • Develop, design and improve user interfaces that are intuitive and fun for our users
  • Create our science.now corporate identity and develop our style guide
  • Create and design illustrations, logos and other designs for print and digital collateral
  • Work closely with our frontend developers to discuss and implement design solutions
  • Multiple years of experience in creating designs for web and mobile platforms
  • A strong portfolio of illustrations or other graphics and familiarity with design and prototyping software and technologies (such as InDesign, Illustrator, Figma, Sketch)

React/Node.js software engineer
  • Work with our design team to implement our visuals
  • Collaborate with our backend developers to implement a well-fitting overall software system
  • Fluent in modern TypeScript/JavaScript and its build tools/architecture
  • Knowledge of how to write reusable components in React.js, layout in CSS and work with REST APIs
  • Knowledge of how to properly architect mobile application and backend services that are secure, high performing, and scalable
  • Purpose to write high-quality, testable and secure code
  • Write automated tests (not only the happy path) and basic documentation
  • Passion for continuous integration/deployment and agile software development

Backend Kotlin/Java software engineer
  • Enjoy writing lean, scalable and independent (micro-) services with REST APIs
  • Multiple years professional experience with Kotlin/Spring or Java development
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures and passionate about security and performance
  • Work closely with frontend developers and designers to maintain a strong user and domain focus
  • Knowledge of how to properly architect mobile application and backend services that are secure, high performing, and scalable
  • Purpose to write high-quality, testable and secure code
  • Write automated tests (not only the happy path) and basic documentation
  • Passion for continuous integration/deployment and agile software development

For any questions regarding, feel free to reach out to our CTO Carina Grühser. We’re looking forward to hearing from you and introducing you to our growing, diverse and creative team in the great city of Berlin!