Node.js Developer (contract / perm)

We're a Melbourne-based startup that uses machine learning, data mining and natural language processing to augment creativity and content creation. We're passionate about how traditional creative techniques and emerging technologies can combine to inspire people, help them make things and enjoy their work more. Our tools will offer an exploratory and playful approach for those working in commercial creativity in areas such as advertising, social media and content marketing.

Role Summary

We're looking for an experienced Node.js developer to join the team and help build our mobile Creative Assistant app. Reporting directly to the CTO, you’ll be responsible for building the backend platform, working closely with the rest of the team to deliver the end to end application.

About you

You’re an experienced software developer who takes pride in building powerful web applications. You’re able to strike the right balance between pragmatism and future proofing, playing an active role in the technical development and evolution of a digital product.

You're inquisitive, always learning, and are fascinated by the growing power of data science and artificial intelligence to solve new problems, especially at the interface point between human and machine.

You'll have:

  • Node.js for web application and API development

  • GraphQL and Express, MongoDB, AWS

  • An understanding of the full stack and what it takes to deliver an application end to end

  • Strength in integration and data pipelines

  • Experience with tooling, testing, and integration best practices for delivering good working code to production environments

  • A knack for creative problem solving through rapid prototyping and experimentation

  • Some Python knowledge would be beneficial

  • Agile development experience

If this sounds like you, and you want to be part of an exciting early stage startup with big ideas, get in touch and introduce yourself. We look forward to your application via

Thank you for your consideration :)