WORK WITH US

We always put people first, no matter what we're building. Building products we care about users. Building the company we care about the team.

Blinkbox labs was built on a passion for esports and a desire to give fans more ways to enjoy the content they love. If you like building awesome products and putting it in the hands of users, check out the opportunities below and get in touch!

Values

Ambition

If it was easy, everyone would be doing it. Our aims are set high and our ambitions even higher. 

Team work

We’re okay with sharing problems because together we can find solutions.

Communication

Openness and clarity go a long way to getting stuff done.

Perks

Equipment

Everyone has their preferences, and we cater to yours.

Regular Socials

We have regular socials that make use of London’s awesome events.

Personal Development

There are opportunities every day to learn something new.

Opportunities

To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send an email to careers@blinkboxlabs.com with your CV attached and the position you are applying for.

Operations

As a Market Maker, it will be your job to create interesting and engaging questions for our users to predict the outcome to. You do this using our proprietary technology and your knowledge of your chosen esport. As you will interact with users frequently, you will also guide the development of the website, so having opinions is no bad thing.



Hours: Minimum of 12 hours a week

Paid Training: 16 hours, in London (travel expenses also paid for)

Location: Remote (from home) OR London



About you:

  • A gamer: First and foremost you need to understand the game you are making markets for. You don’t have to be 7k MMR, in Challenger division, Legendary Eagle or Grandmaster but understanding the meta and current patches is essential.
  • Analytical: Being a market maker requires more than just watching the game. You watch, analyse and think of questions; all while monitoring the markets and users.
  • A problem solver: We have some high tech tools at our disposal but things can go wrong, so there will be times you need to work out problems on the fly.

You will:

  • Watch and analyse live games for the esport you chose.
  • Create, close and settle predictions using our custom software.
  • Engage with users.
  • Maintain and update our schedule.
  • Attend weekly feedback meetings and help guide product development.

Engineering

What you’ll be doing

We’re building a world-leading team as we grow, driving us toward 10 million users over the coming 12-18 months. Projects are undertaken over weekly sprints with sprint goals aligned to overall quarterly targets. Some of the projects you could work on include:

  • Scaling to 10 million users; we need to ensure that our tech stack can support our ambitious growth targets over the next 12 months. We are working on optimising our application for performance and memory usage, and scaling our database
  • Product; working on products to fuel user’s engagement with their favourite esports. We’re constantly iterating based on user feedback to provide the best experience to our users

Our Tech Stack

  • Node
  • Jest
  • Reach & Reach Native
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Azure
  • BItbucket
  • Thunk

About you

  • Typescript development experience with at least 2 years’ experience in a backend role
  • Ability to reduce complex problems to simple solutions consistently
  • People who enjoy making those around you better engineers
  • Someone who’s excited by what we’re building at Blinkbox Labs

How long will all this take?

We aim to move as fast as possible, usually 2 weeks is enough time for us all to get to know each other

  1. Quick phone call with a member of our team to find out more about your experience and why you want to work at Blinkbox Labs
  2. Short take home challenge
  3. Onsite interview
    1. Discuss your take home test with the team
    2. Meet some of the wider team

What do you get for all your hard work?

Blinkbox Labs is an excellent place to work:

  • An above market compensation package (Base + Equity). We’re prepared to pay for the very best
  • Work at one of the fastest growing esports startups anywhere in the world who
  • The team is exceptional. You’ll get to work with brilliantly forward-thinking and dedicated individuals every day
  • Our mission is standout. Build products to fuel the engagement of esports fans across the world.

What you’ll be doing

As we are rapidly scaling our product teams, we are moving through uncharted territory solving AI, UI and UX challenges on our web and mobile platforms. We are a small team of Frontend Engineers working across different squads solving the business’ hardest challenges. We work closely with our growing design team and iterate quickly to bring users an exceptional product. We strive to build and deliver quickly, providing solutions for our user’s needs and iterating to perfect them. We are looking for Frontend Engineers who are passionate about users and want to help us build our unique product as we continue to grow.

  • Solving customer problems that are key to Blinkbox Labs success with simple, robust and elegant solutions.
  • Working closely with our product design team to collaborate mobile games, build them and own them.
  • Testing, iterating and refining our users’ experiences. From the onboarding process to constantly delivering new features and content, making sure we are addressing real user pains
  • Applying data, A/B testing and customer support queries to help us shape our long term roadmap and understand what we build next
  • You will be collaborating closely with engineers and offer new ways to solve complex problems and help define our architectural roadmap

Our Tech Stack

  • Node
  • Jest
  • Reach & Reach Native
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Azure
  • BItbucket
  • Thunk

About you

  • Significant experience building complex customer facing products mobile platforms
  • Strong experience using React and/or React Native and a deep understanding of state management
  • Experience working within engineering teams, scoping product requirements and defining APIs for mobile clients
  • Understanding of mobile-first approaches
  • Ability to solve complex problems within a team, contributing all the way through from planning and design to development and re-iteration
  • Strong communication, presentation and collaboration skills, and the ability to bring people together and establish clarity around your approach to problems.

How long will all this take?

We aim to move as fast as possible, usually 2 weeks is enough time for us all to get to know each other

  1. Quick phone call with a member of our team to find out more about your experience and why you want to work at Blinkbox Labs
  2. Short take home challenge
  3. Onsite interview
    1. Discuss your take home test with the team
    2. Meet some of the wider team

What do you get for all your hard work?

Blinkbox Labs is an excellent place to work:

  • An above market compensation package (Base + Equity). We’re prepared to pay for the very best
  • Work at one of the fastest growing esports startups anywhere in the world who
  • The team is exceptional. You’ll get to work with brilliantly forward-thinking and dedicated individuals every day
  • Our mission is standout. Build products to fuel the engagement of esports fans across the world.

Data & Analytics

You’ll lead the data science function here at Blinkbox Labs. You’ll build and deploy in-production models that developers will feed directly into the product.

This position is essential in the expansion of both product and business. We are highly data driven, whether that be deriving insights or determining which game is best suited to a user. We have interesting problems to solve on an ever-increasing scale.

What you’ll be doing

  • Analysing large data sets of user behaviour to derive actionable insights
  • Building economy models to support the release of new games
  • Working closely with engineers to make sure we collect the right data to produce relevant business insights

About you

  • At least 5 years of experience in data science or related roles
  • Ability to write production quality code in Python
  • Experience deploying machine learning / deep learning algorithms into production
  • Experience conducting large scale A/B experiments
  • Experience working with AWS technologies such as EC2, S3, Sagemaker
  • Experience with containers and container orchestration: Kubernetes, Docker, and/or Mesos, including lifecycle management of containers
  • A strong ability to communicate findings to non-technical stakeholders in a concise and engaging manner

How long will all this take?

We aim to move as fast as possible, usually 2 weeks is enough time for us all to get to know each other

  1. Quick phone call with a member of our team to find out more about your experience and why you want to work at Blinkbox Labs
  2. Short take home challenge
  3. Onsite interview
    1. Discuss your take home test with the team
    2. Meet some of the wider team

What do you get for all your hard work?

Blinkbox Labs is an excellent place to work:

  • An above market compensation package (Base + Equity). We’re prepared to pay for the very best
  • Work at one of the fastest growing esports startups anywhere in the world who
  • The team is exceptional. You’ll get to work with brilliantly forward-thinking and dedicated individuals every day
  • Our mission is standout. Build products to fuel the engagement of esports fans across the world.

Product & Design

No product & design opportunities currently available. You’re still welcome to send us an email with your CV to careers@blinkboxlabs.com and we’ll contact you when a position is open.