The Highlights App

React Native Typescript Developer in The Highlights App

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Catch the best moments.
Highlights is your go-to mobile app for watching the latest sports highlights. It is made for the sports fan simply looking to discover the most crucial moments of their favorite sport, all in one platform. Good-bye, endless browsing.
We work as a team, we work collaboratively, we are honest, we trust each other and we are always looking for the best solution overall... If you share this spirit or you think someone else shares it, join us! We are looking for talent who wants to make difference, autonomous but with very good communication and sync skills along with the team.


We are looking for an Engineer who is capable to featuress from scratch, follow best practices and agile since project administration point of view. You need to be team aware and communicate constantly but also be autonomous in terms of looking and proposing solutions.
You will be part of the early team, working directly with the head of product and tech and founder team. You will need to solve interesting problems regarding user watching sports video highlights, this means, video interaction, sdk integration, modern animation implementation, among others. This is an incredible opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the future of The Highlights App.
  • Develop Typescript / React-Native main application in order to evolve features.
  • Work together with backend collegues to integrate services.
  • Work together with UX/UI designer in order to implement very precise UX proposed.
  • Follow best practices regarding software development engineering including Unit testing creation, documentation, definition, among others.
  • Kanban / Scrum member tasks, such as update description, status, dependencies, estimation, among others.
  • Follow Gitflow best practices
  • Report directly to our head of product & technology
  • Resolve support requests on a day-to-day basis.
  • Balance speed and quality, with a focus on tangible results.


Soft skills
  • Agile and Engineering best practices follower.
  • Neat and organized person: Use team tool and be good updating statuses.
  • Excellent team communication and sync skills: We work fully remote and be in sync is very important to be a team.
  • English: You need to be able to understand read and spoken English, also be able to write in a fluent way. Talking English is important but not the most.
Technical Skills
  • 3+ years experience as a typscript react-native developer, solving problems.
  • Typescript / React-native knowledge
  • Unit testing understanding and implementer
  • knowledge about HTTP API implementation
  • Knowledge about Graphql API implementation
  • Knowledge about Authentication techniques as OAuth, JWT, Basci Auth, among others.
  • GraphQL knowledge
  • Gitflow experience
  • Linux / Unix based operating system and services basic understanding
  • Play Store and/or Google Play store publishing process knowledge

Desirable skills

You are practically in if you also accomplish 3 or 4 of the items of the list below
  • Working with wvdeo apps or video internet experience
  • SQL and NoSQL databses experience
  • Attention to detail and flexible and focused on solutions
  • Sports lover


  • Health insurance bonus
  • Fully remote forever
  • Stock option plan
  • PTOs
  • Compesantion in USD
  • Sports industry
  • Access to sporting events from time to time (devepnding where you are based)
  • Lunch send to your home
  • Great team with family mentality

Fully remote You can work from anywhere in the world.
Equity offered This position includes equity compensation (in the form of stock options or another mechanism).
Flexible hours Flexible schedule and freedom for attending family needs or personal errands.
Health coverage The Highlights App pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Education stipend The Highlights App covers some educational expenses related to the position.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal The Highlights App gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.
Vacation on birthday Your birthday counts as an extra day of vacation.

Remote work policy

Fully remote

Candidates can reside anywhere in the world.

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