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Web / Full-Stack Developer Germany Part-time

As developer, you will help conceptualise, design, and implement improvements to our current site while paving the way to a mobile app.

Our hybrid between media platform and webtool is intended to be an alternative to noisy social media and the short news cycles of journalism. Our users come from a wide range of professional and social backgrounds, we improve the quality of online debates, make science accessible, and give discussions on complex and controversial topics more substance – through our content and the technical infrastructure we’re creating alike.

In short:

Part-time and/or freelance, remote work possible (te.mais based in Berlin), start as of now, competitive salary, non-profit/vision-oriented organisation, possibility to help fix what’s broken about social media.

Your tasks:

  • Maintaining our code base, cloud deployment, and infrastructure.
  • Iterating on and fixing bugs in the code base.
  • Conceptualising and implementing new features.
  • Improving workflows for the editorial team.
  • Paving the way to a mobile app.

What we’d expect:

  • An interest in media innovation and/or the future of public debate. You want to be at the forefront when it comes to reinventing reception of information and discursive patterns.
  • Experience in building complex products/applications. Even better in remote teams.
  • 2+ years of backend (optional: and frontend) engineering on digital products.
  • Transparent work attitude and attention to detail when it comes to hand-overs.
  • Excellent communication skills in English OR German OR Russian.


  • Must: Python, Django, Postgres (full-text search)
  • Nice to have: Sentry, Docker, Google Cloud Platform (Cloud Run, Cloud Build, Cloud SQL)


  • Must: HTML, CSS, TypeScript
  • Nice to have: Web Components, Github Catalyst, ProseMirror, esbuild

What we’ll offer:

  • A competitive salary.
  • Work on a non-commercial vision-oriented product.
  • High flexibility in terms of work location and working hours.
  • Intellectually stimulating and highly agile environment and team.
  • Ability to shape a young platform (you are entering at the V1 stage).

Our tech stack:

  • Backend: Python, Django, Postgres (full-text search), Sentry, Docker, Google Cloud Platform (Cloud Run, Cloud Build, Cloud SQL, Secrets Manager)
  • Frontend: HTML, CSS, TypeScript, Web Components, Github Catalyst, ProseMirror, esbuild

How you apply:

  • Send us your resume + your portfolio/website
  • Optional: Tell us what excites you about media innovation and/or digital science communication in a free-form text.
  • Expect to hear from us within a few days.
  • If we want to proceed the application process with you, you can expect an application process in three consecutive stages:
  • short interview (15 min),
  • an async technical challenge (60 min),
  • and a longer technical interview (30 min).

For questions, reach out to Viktar

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

To apply for this job please visit LinkedIn.

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