Front end dev internship

Salary Unpaid
Equity To be negotiated
Are you our next rising star? We are looking for a most promising front-end developer intern. During your internship you’ll be joining a small but very competent tech team with huge ambitions. We don’t expect you to have all skills from start, but that you are a quick learner. Some experience with React is a requirement. Your work will be seen and used by thousands and it's a great chance of making your mark with your own ideas and make an impact that lasts!

What have we accomplished until now?

  1. Launched the Skillbreak platform with more than 2000 paying customers and over 200 professional experts providing activities.

  2. Built our 5.0 version of product, making it easy for professionals to publish new activities and for users to book and review their experiences. 

  3. Optimized the service for SEO and an enhanced discovery experience with categories and filtering features. 

We are currently working towards scaling and growing our platform. We have built our product with a Rails backend, React frontend and Postgres database. 

 

What’s our challenge now? 

  • Increase conversion. We have a solid basic platform converting around 3% of our visitors to bookings. Taking the next step we need to iterate on the best ways increasing the conversion rate and attracting new users. We also believe in building referral/social mechanisms and some form of gamification.

  • An enhanced discovery experience.  We need to dramatically improve the ux to help users find what they’re looking for. We also believe that we need to build an intelligent engine for recommendations and automate more of the marketing.

  • Building the best product for our workshop professionals. We aspire to build the best technical platform for workshops in Europe, 2023 we should be the leading player, also in competition with event/ticketing platforms. 

 

Who’re we looking for?

  • Thrives in a startup environment with a fast pace

  • Ambitious, take own initiative with a desire to make an impact in the world

  • Curious and creative problem solver

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team.

  • You live in Stockholm or are willing to relocate.

 

Requirements:

  • We don’t expect you to have all skills from start, but that you are a quick learner. 

  • Experience with React as this is our primary front end language.

  • Know your way around web languages like CSS, HTML and Javascript

  • Experience with backend (Rails) is a plus

  • Experience with version control systems like Git

 

Why join us? 

  • Real world experience where your work will be seen and used by potentially thousands directly. Great chance of making your mark with your own ideas and solutions

  • Very flexible work hours

  • Fantastic growth potential in a booming market where the sky is the limit

  • Amazing potential to grow your network as we are in an intense external relations phase

  • Join an ambitious team with great diversity and skill sets

  • High likeliness to stay with us in the future as we aim to become revenue generating in 2020.

  • We are part of the Sting alumnis and are funded by Wellstreet VC and others. We have our gorgeous offices at Norrsken, being part of their social impact program. 

 

We’re at the beginning of our journey to create a social marketplace platform that changes the way people learn. So you’ll be joining a small but very competent tech team with huge ambitions ready to scale. The goals and challenges presented above are not just yours but ours and we’re here to support you in every step.  To be clear, we’re not talking about an offer with salary or perks during your first three months, but if we like each-other - chances are good to convert your internship to a paid position.


Ready? Apply now, we consider candidates on an ongoing basis and will close the opening when we find the right candidate.  

For more information or questions please contact us at matilda@skillbreak.com or phone number +46707766006

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

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Working at
Skillbreak

Founded in Stockholm 2017, Skillbreak is a p2p platform for creators and life-long learners, making it easy to offer, find and book artistic and real-life learning experiences. Skillbreak offers hundreds of creative workshops with Swedens’ foremost experts in crafts, arts and design. The platform allows creators, influencers and artists to make more money on their skills, by teaching what they know best. We believe in life-long learning, skill-sharing and making social meaningful. We want to revolutionalize common knowledge (folkbildning), democratize creativity and create more job opportunities for more people around the world. Right now we operate in Stockholm, but we strive to make it possible to learn anything imaginable, anywhere in the world. We’re a small dedicated team of learning lovers always on the hunt for good people. We love learning together and believe it’s the most easy and fun way to learn new things.  If you share our ambition and would like to join our growing team, drop us a note at matilda@skillbreak.com

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