Company Description

ENG: Precept was born in 2017 with one objective: creating applications to help journalists and readers alike to improve the online news ecosystem.

In 2018, we launched uCheck Beta, the first social platform for collaborative fact-checking. In July 2018, we were awarded a Google DNI Fund to create the prototype of a new application to tackle visual disinformation.

Our upcoming project is YouCheck (Experts), a platform to connect journalists with reliable specialised sources, and give those with expertise the opportunity to gain media exposure.


ES: Precept nació en 2017 con un objetivo: crear aplicaciones tecnológicas para ayudar a periodistas y lectores a mejorar el ecosistema de las noticias en línea.

En 2018, lanzamos uCheck Beta, la primera plataforma social para la verificación colaborativa de noticias. En julio de 2018, se nos otorgó un Fondo DNI de Google para crear el prototipo de una nueva aplicación para hacer frente a la desinformación visual.

Nuestro próximo proyecto es YouCheck (Experts), una plataforma para conectar a los periodistas con fuentes especializadas confiables, y brindarles a los expertos la oportunidad de ganar exposición en los medios.

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Job Description

Precept is looking for a fullstack web developer with React / Redux experience for an initial 6-7 months project funded by Google Digital News Initiative, extendable afterwards depending on conditions. The position can be full-time or part-time (30 hours) depending on the candidate.

You will be in charge of setting up and developing memeCheck, Precept’s upcoming web application against visual disinformation, and of its integration with Precept’s other platforms. 

You will work under the supervision of Precept’s CTO but will have a great deal of responsibility and be able and prepared to work autonomously. 


Establish architectural principles together with the CTO and use them to build the prototype of our new platform

Work with other team members to prototype new technology and evaluate technical feasibility

Integrate Precept’s data scientist work in the API as microservices

Integrate memeCheck with Precept’s other application

Required Knowledge

3+ years professional software development experience

Experience developing apps with React/Redux

Experience with designing, implementing & deploying microservices architectures

Experience with serverless functions

A good understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases

Good to have

Docker, NodeJs, Graph Databases, experience with Google Cloud Platform, redux-sagas, immutableJS.

Demonstrable experience in setting up new projects from design to deployment is a plus. 


Barcelona, Spain

Seniority Level

Mid level

Compensation type

Competitive Salary

Collaboration type

Employee, Freelance

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