Frontend Developer

Published on 27.10.2020

Maptionnaire is a map-based community engagement tool that bridges the gap between the community and planners. The engagement is done through map-based questionnaires that collect GIS-based data. It is mainly applied by cities, consultancies, and universities working in the field of urban and city planning, and research. Mapita Oy, the team behind Maptionnaire, is a Finnish spin-off company from Aalto University’s Land Use Planning and Urban Studies research group. Read more about Maptionnaire here:

Mapita is now looking for a Frontend Developer to take part in developing Mapita’s Community Engagement Platform Maptionnaire. Maptionnaire is a map-based survey tool that aims to help city planners turn cities into better places to live in.

In this role, you will be working together with experienced software developers on different frontend development tasks and help Mapita to bridge the gap between the city and its residents. To be more specific, you will be developing existing structures, new features and take part in the technical development of Maptionnaires map-based survey tool. As a Frontend Developer you will also take part in bigger client projects and customize our platform for them. You will be mainly using Javascript, HTML and CSS but at Mapita, you will be given the opportunity to develop your skills in the direction you want (e.g. towards fullstack developer position). 

The role is suitable for a developer who has already gained some previous work experience in frontend development.  You will get support in the beginning but independence is required and we hope you can take responsibility and meet the deadlines to achieve the common goals. We don’t expect anyone to know all of the technologies beforehand, but having experience in at least some of them will help you to succeed. 

We hope you to have:

  • Solid skills in JavaScript and in some modern JavaScript framework (e.g. Vue js. or React)
  • At least a year or two of work experience in frontend development and understanding of software development processes and its requirements in general
  • Eagerness to develop your skills and expertise and willingness to take responsibility
  • Have fluent skills in English or in Finnish

 We consider as an asset:

  • Skills in Node.js and Gitflow

We can offer you:

  • A meaningful job where you are able to create a positive impact on societies and improve people’s lives
  • Flexibility with working times 
  • Possibilities to grow towards your full potential 
  • Possibility to improve your skills e.g. towards fullstack position
  • A position in a growing company with professional colleagues, where everyone is truly devoted to creating a high-quality product with modern technologies
  • Competitive benefits such as phone, lunch & culture benefits and travel bonuses.

Sounds like you? Please submit your application letter and CV by latest 10.11.2020 via our application system here: Please mention your salary request and possible starting date in your application documents.  If you have a LinkedIn, GitHub, Stack Overflow, or similar profile, please also link them to your CV.

You can familiarize yourself with Mapita here: For more information about the recruitment process contact aTalent’s Jr. Recruitment Manager Santeri Saarinen (+358 505237037, santeri.saarinen[at]

In this position you will be employed directly to Mapita Oy.

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