International Genetically Engineered Machine

iGEM Foundation

The International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Foundation is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of synthetic biology, education and competition, and the development of an open community and collaboration.

We are hiring

Developers, UX/UI Designer, Video Editors

Apply as soon as possible.

Join the iGEM Creative Productions team of developers, designers, and video editors. We are offering multiple part and full-time contractor paid positions working entirely remotely. We are searching for talented, curious, proactive and design-thinking developers, UX/UI designer, and video editors. You will be working on exciting projects and contributing to iGEM’s transition into new software infrastructure, world of video streaming, globally connected event management, promotion and content production. This is the future iGEM and we need you to build it with us!

Potential positions:

  • Full-Stack Developers
  • Frontend Developers
  • Backend Developers
  • Test Engineer
  • UX/UI Designer
  • Video Editor

Location: Remote

Time Engagement:

  • Full/Part time positions
  • Trial period: 1 month
  • Start: August 2021
  • End: December 2021
  • Possible extension to 2022

Experience & Soft Skills:

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Previous projects/portfolio needed
  • iGEM Experience is not required (but it is a plus)
  • Communicative, Proactive, Methodical, Design-forward, Great time management

Backend Developers

  • Node.js
  • Typescript
  • Familiar with testing practices
  • DevOps
  • Docker
  • Redis
  • Familiar with AWS services (ECS, S3, EC2, RDS, IVS)
  • experience with terraform and cloud deployment is a plus

Frontend Developers

  • React
  • Typescript
  • Tailwind or SCSS/SASS
  • Redux
  • Familiar with testing practices

UX/UI Designer

  • Adobe XD
  • Visual Design
  • HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Interaction design
  • Relevant certificates/degrees

Video Editor

  • Expert level
  • High efficiency and speed in editing on Premiere Pro
  • After Effects
  • Equipment for fast rendering
  • Visual design

2021 Giant Jamboree

Development of a custom platform for watching videos, interacting, participating at the event using the Zoom API.

2021 Jamboree Meetups

Developing software to connect 50+ onsite events into the main event, team and user management.

Video Submission

Maintaining and implementing new features for iGEM Competition video submission portal.

New Software Infrastructure

Migration to cloud-based infrastructure, AWS, GitLab Wikis.

iGEM Video Universe

Creating new video watching interface using APIs and current infrastructure.

Building new websites

Creating websites for new iGEM programs. Examples:

Phoenix Interface

Developing a platform to search and filter through the iGEM project database

igem.org Redesign

Redesign of current iGEM websites. Development of new features for iGEM websites: navigation, calendars, events, cms, news portal...

Nemanja Stijepovic

Vice President of Creative Productions

Paris, France

Fabio Maschi

Software Developer

Zurich, Switzerland

Kamile Vainiute

Full-Stack Developer

Vilnius, Lithuania

Liepa Siupsinskaite

Illustration Designer

Klaipeda, Lithuania

Salva Antón

Artistic Designer

Valencia, Spain

Shiva Srinivasan

Web Developer

Chennai, India

Soumodeep Sarkar

Video Editor (iGEM TV)

Udupi, India