Work with us!

clapp is a leading agency for digital products and works for leading media companies and brands (Handelsblatt, TOTAL, Axel Springer, UNICEF etc.). We are located in Berlin-Kreuzberg and were founded 2010. We develop both native applications for iOS and Android as well as modern web-based full stack html5 platforms. In the last 4 years we launched more than 25+ premium apps and platforms (some based on our own news framework). Millions of users use our products every month.

We offer an environment where it’s fun to work (Kaffee, Kicker, Kreuzberg) and are serious about getting along work and private life (fair salary, no long hours). We will support your development and will encourage you to do your own projects! We love to solve user problems and you would be involved making the life of users easier.

We believe in investing in people. That’s why we actively support further education and training with additional free time and financial support (paid educational leave).

Check out our manifest if you want to get a feeling about the way we work and progress.

Come and join our team! It´s fun!

Clapp is looking for a design intern to join its team of designers and developers in the heart of Kreuzberg. Our perfect candidate needs to have basic design knowledge and skills, be happy to give creative inputs and to communicate with both designers and developers. In addition to that, have a basic understanding of UX best practices and an interest in human-machine interaction would be much appreciated.

During the internship you will learn to put your creativity and passion to service of building digital products. You will learn how to make small design interventions on pre-existing design systems as much as you will be asked to develop small design projects in its entirety from the concept phase to implementation. In addition, you will learn to manage internal and external design feedbacks and cooperate with a team of Developers, Product and UX Designers, and Project Managers.

Requirements:

  • Ongoing bachelor degree in design studies or obtained bachelor degree

  • Fluent in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch

  • Basic understanding of HTML & CSS and web technologies

  • Sense of humor, a-ha. No, seriously

  • Nice to have: a thing for digital illustration

About Clapp

Our DNA lies at the intersection of development, design and media strategy and it attracts media publishers, newspapers, startups and big company groups such as Total, Verlagsgruppe Handelsblatt, Axel Springer etc. We build websites, native apps, web apps and digital products that employ different hybrid technologies. On top of that, we are also building a curation and publishing platform called tchop (tchop.io), which you will also have the opportunity to look into.

Contact:

If you are up for the challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you. Please send what you think we should have a look at, to Jacopo Bortolato – jbortolato@clapp.de

clapp mobile gmbh is looking for an experienced node.js developer who is dedicated, results-oriented, and a tenacious problem-solver. Experience in building full stack web applications is required. You should be passionate about javascript, willing to dig deep deeper into node.js, Our stacks usually consist of a micro service node app orchestra using MySQL as the database, bundled to a REST API with nginx.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and improving cutting edge node.js appications
  • Lead team of internal and freelance developers
  • Write maintainable, extensible, and re-usable code
  • Take part in design and code reviews
  • Maintain open communication with other team members to foster a collaborative work environment
  • Discuss and develop complex technical architectures with leading international clients and other service providers (data APIs, backend)
  • Drive continuous improvements, continuous deployment and test-driven development

Qualifications:

  • 5 years of overall software development experience
  • S. in Computer Science or related field.
  • Deep knowledge in JavaScript and dealing with Node.js
  • Database skills especially in MySQL
  • Have played with react is a plus (we use it!)
  • Knowledge in using Jira/confluence and working in an agile environment (Scrum or Kanban) are another plus
  • Self-disciplined, organized and loves a challenge
  • Seeking entrepreneurial spirit in a small team (start up thinking)
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong focus on quality and generating results

Contact:

If you are up for the challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you. Please send your complete and detailed application, including salary expectations and earliest possible start date, as a PDF by e-mail to Katharina Gries, kgries@clapp.de

clapp is looking for a highly motivated project manager. As we grow, we need more project management power, especially managing some of our key accounts and technically driven projects. Scoping and defining work, keeping projects on track, and ensuring good work processes and communication. We work in sprint- and/or project-based teams and we like our agile principles but are not adhering strictly to any specific development methodologies. You would also be able to influence our ways of working as you become part of the team.

You should pay close attention to design details, have a hands-on mentality and would ideally be a great team player who will work closely with our developers and creative teams . Appreciation of technology in general is a great advantage as we think “software is eating the world”..

Responsibilities:

  • Sprint management, from requirements definition to App/Play Store releases
  • Project team management, running standups, planning sessions, retrospectives
  • Managing releases in collaboration with clients, tech leads, development team, creative team
  • Project communication to clients and the rest of the company
  • Working closely with our internal resources to ensure we plan and deliver the right work in time and in budget
  • Organize user testing and QA management

Qualifications:

  • You may be a project manager or technical manager in an agency, or you have experience managing project delivery, preferably at a startup
  • You supervise the progress of projects, making sure deadlines are met
  • You control and manage budgets
  • Ideally you have worked with software teams and know the different stages of consumer-facing software development, from feature definition to quality assurance and market release
  • Ideally you are already familiar with working on iOS and Android platforms
  • You know when to make the necessary tradeoffs between feature depth, complexity and delivery timelines, and can communicate it to other parts of the company.
  • Product quality is all-important to you, but you also understand the difference between the requirements for an MVP and a complex feature iteration
  • You like driving and improving development culture, and are willing to experiment with new ways of working to adapt to changing needs of the product team or company
  • You always keep an eye out for your client´s and your team’s well-being and happiness (see our manifest here: http://clapp.de/manifest)

Contact:

If you are up for the challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you. Please send your complete and detailed application, including salary expectations and earliest possible start date, as a PDF by e-mail to Katharina Gries, kgries@clapp.de

clapp mobile gmbh is looking for a Web-Developer who is dedicated, results-oriented, and a tenacious problem-solver. Experience developing modern web applications is required. You should be passionate about html and css, willing to dig deep into Javascript a bit more. Appreciation and knowledge of interface design and user experience is a must.

Responsibilities:

  • Build cutting edge products
  • Write maintainable, extensible, and re-usable code
  • Take part in design and code reviews
  • Maintain open communication with other team members to foster a collaborative work environment
  • Discuss and develop complex frontend-backend architectures with client and other service providers (backend)

Qualifications:

  • 3 years of overall software development experience
  • Absolut willingness to improve the personal skill set, dive into new topics and find new solutions for new problems
  • Absolut willingness to understand problems front-to-back (not only “make it work”) and ability to describe why a technical direction was choosen
  • Solid understanding basics of JavaScript (browser and/or server side)
  • Solid understanding of HTML(5) semantics
  • Solid understanding of CSS (especially modern CSS specs)
  • Experience with at least one of the “big-3” JS frameworks (ember, angular, backbone)
  • Fast and details-driven when it comes to user interface
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong focus on quality and generating results
  • EU work permit (and willingness to relocate if not already in Berlin)

Contact:

If you are up for the challenge, then we look forward to hearing from you. Please send your complete and detailed application, including salary expectations and earliest possible start date, as a PDF by e-mail to Aron Woost, awoost@clapp.de