SmartNews is a news app with 20 million monthly active users in the U.S. and Japan. We are a machine-learning company deeply committed to helping users find quality news beyond the filter bubble.
Our algorithms evaluate tens of millions of articles, behaviors and social interactions to deliver only the most interesting and important stories on a global scale — a fascinating engineering challenge that has attracted a world-class data science and engineering team.
Join our international culture — smart work, smart people and a global mission to bring quality information to the world. Our perks include offering you a free healthy lunch, delicious coffee provided by our in-house barista, and financial support towards language-learning.
We don't require Japanese ability, and welcome people looking to relocate to Japan.
About the position
In this position you'll design and implement new user-facing features in SmartNews, analyze and optimize UI and application code for efficiency and performance, and quickly develop prototypes.
- Advanced skill and experience in more than one programming language
- Understanding on user interface development and ability of proper data or business logic separation from view
- iOS application development experience
- Development experience either at a company or individual level and coding skills for actual service operation
- Implementation skill based on comprehensive understanding on product’s service architecture and its business
- Capability of UI/UX design