We are The Main Ingredient, a startup studio based in Amsterdam.
Scan. Build. Grow. Together.
The work we do varies greatly, because what we choose to develop depends on the type of project we are working on. This can vary between mobile apps, interactive websites, complete SaaS platforms to simple checkout flows, or a combination of all of the above! We always work closely alongside our partner(s) by discussing first versions, sharing our vision for the product and company, and by giving honest advice.
🚴🏽♀️🚙🛴Hely - an app we built with NS where you can use various types of shared transport from different providers
🛍✉️🌎Returnista - a retail retour solution available in more than 20 European countries
💶👭🇱🇺Tikkie - the #1 app in the Netherlands to easily reclaim and transfer money, built with ABN AMRO
👷🏼♀️💬👨🏾🔧Homerun - an app we built with ING to improve communication between contractors and clients during a home renovation
👼🏻🗓💆🏼♂️Hema 'Billenbox' - a diaper subscription service we built with Hema
👵🕰💰FinancieelVitaal - a platform built with Zwitserleven that gives insight into your financial situation after retiring
💶🇳🇱💳APG Geldvinder - a platform to help the dutch workforce make the best out of their financial situation
We like to pick ‘the best tool for the job’, this means we vary in our stack choices, with a natural focus on Frontend. Flexibility when it comes to the technology we use is really important as no two companies we build are the same. Node.js, React, React Native, GraphQL (Apollo) and Typescript are very common within our tech stack. However Ruby on Rails and Java are also no stranger to us. We make us of cloud services like CircleCI, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and DigitalOcean. Extensive knowledge of HTML/CSS is vital. We host our repo’s on Github, knowledge of CI / CD strategies and affinity with DevOps in a broader sense is quite desirable.
Whereas other companies might say they are like a family, we rather compare our team to a sports team. We do not only simply work together, but we motivate and challenge each other. We strive to get the best out of everyone, and we of course want to win! To do that we need a good strategy, talent, skill and a lot of practice to work as effectively as possible as a team and most importantly to trust one another. To build that trust we think it is crucial to show a true interest in each other and have an open and informal atmosphere. We share a lot, not only work related, but also personal things. Knowing what drives you, what your goals and ambitions are can make all the difference. We believe that by sharing these topics and by having regular check-ins with each other we can boost both personal development of our team members and the development of the company as a whole and the ventures that we help build. Next to that we compete with each other on different levels as well, if it is on the PlayStation or during one of our old-school board game nights!
🥪☕️🥑Food & drinks to keep you fueled
👨💻📎🔮All equipment & hardware you need
💶💡🖍Personal development possibilities
🎢✈️🎟Regular awesome team events
🚄🛸🚲We'll help pay for your commute if needed
🔑💳👩🏼💻Subscriptions & services to get the job done
🏋🏻♀️🤸🏿♂️🧘🏽♂️Possibility for personal training together with the team twice a week
Beyond what you can in terms of hard skills you should fit well in our team as a person. We find teams one of the key conditions for success. Show you understand where you'll be working and why you want join us!
Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.