Creative Technologist at MOBGEN

We are looking for a Creative Technologist [Amsterdam-based or willing to move there] who will work with our design, lab and project teams to build useful and beautiful digital products that end users will love.

MOBGEN
We are MOBGEN, part of Accenture Digital and an award-winning global innovation specialist with unique skills in mobile UI, UX and creative technology. We help international brands with the development and implementation of an effective innovation strategy, covering B2C, B2B and B2E. Our innovation channel MOBGEN:Lab encourages experimentation in arts and technology (see examples such as the FLUX:FX and SMARTIFY apps) and serves as a community of unrivalled creative and technical expertise. We have a great culture, exciting projects and successful executions.

Our values

  • Exploration: Curiosity. Inspiration. Uncover. Discover. Try. Build and test. Fail fast. Iterate.
  • Creation: We are builders, makers, hackers, creators. We bring things to life.
  • Accuracy: Squeaky clean code. Precise design. Flawless experience. Timely delivery.
  • Evangelism: Live the product. Own it. Promote it. Love it.
  • Collaboration: Committed teams or experts, working together in a fun, positive & informal environment.


Creative Technologist DNA
I am a creative coder. I write algorithms and build digital products that are useful and beautiful.

Day in the lab

  • Meet up with our team of creative experts that build useful and beautiful digital products that the end user will love.
  • Have some jokes with Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Microsoft Cortana.
  • Write awesome clean code that boosts interactivity of our products.
  • Try-out the latest hardware ranging between Augmented, Virtual, Mixed Reality, Sensors and Robotics.
  • Setup your beamer and display your work to people that are visiting the lab.
  • Share your knowledge with our lab team to continuously increase our code knowledge, tools and processes.


Responsibilities

  • Select the best development approach for each track based on desired user experience, flexibility, time and budget.
  • Build and test. Fail fast. Iterate. You will help the product to grow step by step.
  • Work together with the Innovation Lead in order to maintain a relevant lab portfolio.
  • Stays educated on latest trends and practices across state of the art software development.


Requirements

  • Work within short cycles to create a working prototype that can be tested and demonstrated towards the client.
  • Work with a future vision on how to iterate from prototype towards a shippable product.
  • You live and breathe Python, Javascript and Node.JS
  • Knowledge using Apache Hadoop / Spark
  • Understanding of back-end environments and familiarity with API’s and SDK’s.
  • If you have native iOS (Swift) or Android (Java) experience, that’s a big plus.
  • Experience with build and design voice interfaces (ie. Amazon Alexa) is a plus.
  • Experience with Atypical input (ie. touch, voice, ambient, gesture) is a plus.
  • Able to express yourself extremely well in English (both writing and speaking).
  • You are aware that a job is more than just the job-description. To be honest we don’t live by job descriptions, and we want to fit the role to the person.


Benefits

  • Salary in accordance with your responsibilities
  • Being part of an enthusiast group that you can share ideas with
  • Interesting projects to work on
  • Fruits, snacks and soft drinks at the office
  • Team building activities throughout the year
  • Internal hackathons, participation to conferences, e-learning
  • Nice package of benefits (smartphone, pension plan, 26 vacation days, and more!)