We are Zappar, the world’s leading Augmented Reality platform and creative studio. It's our mission to democratize AR & MR.
Our team has created groundbreaking experiences for the world's biggest brands - showcasing how AR technology can transform packaging, illuminate events and elevate marketing campaigns with innovative, engaging content.
Our ZapWorks toolkit puts the power of AR in the hands of designers and developers, enabling them to push the boundaries of interactive creativity, both with and without code.
We are also the proud creators of ZapBox, the first affordable, mixed reality kit that allows developers and businesses to reimagine how they design, build and create 3D experiences.
About our tech stack:
You will be joining a platform team that develops and maintains all of Zappar’s websites and applications, including our creative tools: ZapWorks Studio and ZapWorks Designer.
Our websites, CMS and tools make good use of modern standards and techniques to build awesome features, speed-up development and give the end-user the best experience possible.
On the front-end you can expect to find a modern tech stack of:
On the back-end some RESTful APIs built with Python, NodeJS and Go, a set of Django applications and a few PostgreSQL databases.
Some bonus points if you have experience using TypeScript or StencilJS.
What will you be working on?
Our team has an exciting product roadmap planned for 2020/21. We are currently working on a number of new tools, as well as enhancements to our existing set of products.
We also have a number of supporting websites used for marketing purposes, which you will take a leading role in updating content and improving the user experience. Do make sure to check them out here:
Why join Zappar?
Both augmented reality and Zappar are growing fast, and as a result the company is looking to invest and scale up our engineering team to help us to bring our award winning products to market faster.
This role offers the right candidate an opportunity to join one of the most innovative companies in Europe, who continue to be the chosen AR partner of some of the biggest brands in the world despite a competitive landscape.
Zappar in 2019 won the Best Campaign Award at the industry leading Auggie Awards for our partnership with 7-11 and their loyalty app. Our creative software, ZapWorks has also won a number of awards for being the most complete AR solution, including best developer tool at the 2018 Auggies.
Other than the exciting (industry leading no less!) work, any other pluses to working at Zappar?
Our Zappar family are based in a lovely (dog-friendly!) office in beautiful leafy Chiswick complete with shower facilities, bike storage and surrounded by some amazing shops, coffee shops and pubs.
We operate flexible start and finish times to make life a bit easier for anyone who wants to spend time with their children, join an exercise class or just have a lie in!
Every Friday, we have drinks and we also host a monthly Friday breakfast and a quarterly team lunch where we all get together for updates on the company performance.
Our socials have included tours of the Sipsmith’s distillery and a team scavenger hunt across London. We truly are at the cutting edge of AR and have just been recognized as one of Fast Company’s ‘World’s Most Innovative Companies’.
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Please note that Zappar will store all applications on record for 90 days. If you would like us to delete your data before that time, please let us know and we will do so within 7 days.