Origami Labs can provide a visa.
Origami Labs is an innovative technology startup based in Hong Kong that tackles interesting problems and makes products that impact the world.
Our flagship product is ORII, the world’s first smart ring that uses voice assistant technology to let wearers sending messages and make phone calls in a discreet and stylish way. ORII launched globally in 2017 and garnered 300+ media mentions, including, TechCrunch, Engadget, Mashable, The Verge, GQ, and Hypebeast.
Engadget: “A more natural way of interacting with my voice assistant.”
Mashable: “It’s literally never been easier to take a call.”
Hypebeast: “The next step forward in wearable tech.”
Backed by the HK Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund, Cyberport incubation, and The Mills Fabrica tech style accelerator, we founded Origami Labs to bring together energetic, pioneering people to build ground-breaking products and services.
As our ideal candidate, you would join in meetings with our Enterprise customers, capture requirements, then quickly develop the requested features for demonstration. You can use the existing ORII app on iOS and Android as your front end if needed.
This role is suitable if you delight in showing off never-before-seen products, and in building efficient new development systems free from legacy, perfectly evolved to your mission, and ready to scale as the team grows. With an ability to empathise with potential clients, you get to the heart of what their teams struggle with, and convert this into compelling prototypes on ORII. You enjoy working in a young, internationally recruited team with diverse academic and cultural backgrounds.
The positions reports to the Head of Enterprise Solutions, and offers exposure to startup business operations, strategy, marketing, and business development.
Develop iOS and Android prototype features for small scale demonstration (on a wearable paired to phone), running on cloud platforms (e.g. AWS). Features could include: Process natural language to convert between speech and text; pull in text data from existing hotel databases and do machine read-out, annotate voice notes without using GA/Siri. We may also need you to create web dashboards, e.g. to track mobile user activity, or display live team messaging.
- A diploma or degree holder in computer science, or related discipline. Professional level English.
- Able to code prototypes independently, with only occasional peer review from our outside partners.
- A record of coding and publishing your own app to the App / Play Store is an advantage.
- A record of building tools that generate statistical insights from audio / text data is an advantage.
- Willing to sponsor working visa for qualified candidates
- Monthly Salary: $17 - $21K/month
- Paid leave: 14 days
- Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) and Health insurance coverage
- Office is based in Kowloon Tong
If you have a hunger to build something truly new, work with an experienced and closely-knit team, we want you on board!