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Full Stack Engineer -Contract/Remote

Location: Palo Alto Studio

Department: Engineering

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As a Full Stack Engineer, you will work on the venture project (GORIL) which is incubated at Moon Creative Lab. You'll help us develop the GORIL webapp, which helps Japanese people improve their pronunciation of English by using animations generated by audio analysis to visualize speech.

What You’ll Do at Moon

You will need to implement features and make improvements to UX, including fluid animations and audio/video playback to visualize user voice, user login/management, managing user data on a database, and managing user paid subscriptions.

This is a contract role, with an initial duration of 6 months, pay range: $30/hr-$60/hr. The contract may be renewed depending on performance.

The Must-Haves 

  • Web Development
    • Frontend experience with JavaScript, preferably React/Next.js/Tailwind
    • Backend experience including a database and user management, preferably Node.js, PostgreSQL
  • Communication
    • Fluency in English
  • Availability
    • Can work remotely based in US, must maintain core hours to communicate with team in Japan

Nice to Haves 

  • Familiarity with Japanese language (basic reading, conversation)
  • Knowledge of language learning and pronunciation
  • Experience with animations, game development, audio processing, speech recognition

Sounds Fun, Right?

If you identify with Moon's values and would like to contribute to our work, please submit your resume and optionally, a cover letter.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Moon Creative Lab is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Who We Are 

Moon Creative Lab is a human-centered venture studio that powers the creation of new businesses. Moon’s mission is to help Mitsui & Co, one of Japan’s largest organizations, in its pursuit to become a more future-forward, entrepreneurial company. We work to unlock the creativity of Mitsui’s 45,000 strong global workforce to build innovative businesses that will have an exponential impact on the world. We do this by bringing together the best talent in design, engineering, product and more to create bold new ventures from zero to launch. 

Moon transforms ideas into bold new ventures and provides the resources and expertise to light the way to a more creative future.  We are human-centered in our approach and hands-on in our delivery. Our team of talented designers, engineers, product leaders and marketers help our idea owners connect with real users to create prototypes and MVPs and bring them to market quickly. At Moon, you will:

  • Address real human needs that have far-reaching social impact
  • Work across disciplines, across industries, and across cultures 
  • Start with people and leverage the beauty and messiness of human-centered design

Moon is looking for people who are passionate about unlocking the innate creativity of others while designing impactful businesses. Come join us!