Why Employees Love Modo

Do you want to be part of the next big thing and have fun doing it? Our employees believe in the power of mobile to improve the way people live and work. At Modo Labs, we hire exceptional, self-motivated people who are determined to grow and contribute to our success. If this sounds good to you, come talk to us.

  • Android Developer

    Modo Labs, a leading mobile-software startup based in Cambridge, MA is looking for an Android Developer to join our talented, hardworking, and xkcd-loving development team.

    You will work with our Kurogo platform to deliver mobile web (PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS), iOS and Android apps. Our platform allows even non-developers to produce rich engagement apps for fortune 500 companies, universities and hospitals.

    As a member of the product engineering team, you will leverage your Android and Java skills to enhance our Modo Campus Android companion applications. The Android app works in association with our Kurogo application server to display dynamic screens while working in connection with the app server to handle navigation and JavaScript bridge access to native services as well as other unique native capabilities that help the user experience.

    What will you get out of your career at Modo Labs?

    • Learn about leading edge Mobile technology, in depth
    • Be part of a collaborative and creative team who have strong backgrounds in company growth, strategy and are passionate about what they do
    • Make an impact on the future of mobile
    • Vacation time
    • Full Medical Benefits

    Responsibilities:

    • Develop new capabilities in the Android app to enhance engagement capabilities of the Kurogo Campus solution
    • Focus on native areas including but not limited to notifications, geo-location via a variety of sensor inputs and enhancing the native UX to support upcoming Android capabilities
    • Create unit tests for your various components
    • Keep compatibility up to date with the latest Android versions
    • Work with our design team to develop UX maps and product requirements
    • Follow an agile scrum model for your product development
    • Assist the Modo Labs’ QA team with scenario testing and bug fixing
    • Additional job tasks as required

    Qualifications:

    • 3+ years of experience developing in Java for Android apps
    • BS or BA in Computer Science, Engineering or related degree
    • Full lifecycle experience with shipping Android apps
    • Proficiency using Android Studio and related SDK Tools
    • Experience working with UNIX like environments
    • Previous work experience with multiple data interchange formats such as XML and JSON as well as with multiple data transfer mechanisms such as SOAP and REST
    • Simplicity and elegance in technical design
    • Experience developing with web MVC web applications
    • Creation and consumption of web services experience
    • Familiarity with git
    • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and able to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Jira/Atlassian products experience a plus
    • Must be eligible to work in the United States

    You may be right for this role if:

    • You’re undaunted by steep learning curves and unfazed by complexity.
    • You can work efficiently on your own but love to collaborate. You’re a team player whom people trust.
    • You’re a great verbal and written communicator.
    • You want to be part of a diverse, collegial, multidisciplinary team.

    Company description

    Trusted by hundreds of Universities and Companies in over 30 countries, Modo Labs develops and markets an enterprise-scale mobile engagement and communication platform. Regardless of technical skill set, Modo users can quickly create a powerful and sophisticated mobile app experience that connects audiences with essential information when they need it, where they need it.

    • Job Type: Full-time
    • Job Location: Cambridge, MA
    • On-site: Required
    • Required education: Bachelor’s+
    • Required experience: 3+ years developing in Java for Android apps
    • Must be eligible to work in the United States
  • Senior Product Designer

    Modo Labs, a leading mobile-software startup based in Cambridge, MA is looking for a Senior Product Designer to work on improving the user interface and user experience across the breadth of our product offering.

    Your focus will be on the mobile-first end-user experience, evolving our existing pattern-based, device-adapted design language and helping create new user experiences built from those patterns. As a senior member of the team, you’ll have also have the opportunity to contribute to other areas of our product offering and go-to-market design work.

    This is a rare opportunity to have an outsized impact as a design leader. You’ll be a key part of a small design team working on high-visibility initiatives in a successful, well-funded, growing startup. You’ll work in a multidisciplinary environment where you’ll be challenged to learn a lot, embrace complexity, think holistically, share and contribute on many levels, and play an important role in building something amazing.

    What will you get out of your career at Modo Labs?

    • Learn about leading edge Mobile technology, in depth
    • Be part of a collaborative and creative team who have strong backgrounds in company growth, strategy and are passionate about what they do
    • Make an impact on the future of mobile
    • Vacation time
    • Full Medical Benefits

    Responsibilities:

    • Modernize the look-and-feel of our pattern-based multi-platform UI framework
    • Synthesize requirements from existing functionality, customer input, brainstormed ideas, and direction from senior management
    • Develop user flows, wireframes, specifications/documentation, and prototypes
    • Conduct user testing and accessibility testing
    • Work closely with our engineering team through implementation, testing, documentation, and release
    • Help promote best practices in design, usability, and accessibility within the design and engineering teams and across the company

    Qualifications:

    • 6+ years of experience as a professional designer
    • Experience leading UX and UI design for highly functional mobile apps and web applications
    • A portfolio demonstrating intelligent pattern- and system-based approaches to complex design challenges
    • Strong understanding of usability and accessibility principles
    • Good working knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript, and familiarity with software development concepts and processes (e.g., version control, ticketing systems, Agile methodology). We don’t want you to moonlight as a front-end developer, but you need to know enough to design honestly and work effectively with software engineers.

    You may be right for this role if:

    • You’re undaunted by steep learning curves and unfazed by complexity.
    • You can work efficiently on your own but love to collaborate. You’re a team player whom people trust.
    • You’re a great verbal, written, and visual communicator.
    • You want to be part of a diverse, collegial, multidisciplinary team.

    Company description

    Trusted by hundreds of Universities and Companies in over 30 countries, Modo Labs develops and markets an enterprise-scale mobile engagement and communication platform. Regardless of technical skill set, Modo users can quickly create a powerful and sophisticated mobile app experience that connects audiences with essential information when they need it, where they need it.

    Job Type: Full-time
    Job Location: Cambridge, MA
    Required education: Bachelor’s+
    Required experience: UI/UX design: 6+ years

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