Blendle is the biggest platform of premium journalism in the Netherlands.
Blendle is basically an iTunes for Dutch newspapers, an app and a website where readers can buy articles.
Blendle fulfils an important task Journalism is a vital component of any society, but even the greatest newspapers and magazines continuously show a decrease in sales. Blendle offers a new revenue stream which will help ensure the continuity of great journalism.
With a small group of almost 90 people, we're building Blendle. Our ultimate goal is to provide a seamless and fantastic user experience for journalism. We believe a combination of stories that change your perspective on what's going on and butter-smooth apps will help people to look at the world differently. At the moment we have around 1,5 mln users worldwide (Germany, US, the Netherlands)
A second goal is to build an organization that helps people grow in their skills. This is why we spend a ton of time on coaching and feedback within Blendle. We'll help you set audacious goals and grow new skills.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of the challenges we work on, and how we approach them:
The technical stack/tooling we currently work with include:
A typical day could involve:
A (Senior) Back End Engineer (Ruby) will be part of a small team responsible for the evolution and backlog of all our platforms.
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