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Android Developer


Job Description

Shape is an award-winning app-focused digital product studio based in Copenhagen, Denmark. We’re dedicated to making outstanding apps for prominent clients such as OK, PureGym, Nordisk Film, Bolius, TV2 Regions, Solar, Magasin, RedBull, Mofibo, and Aarstiderne. We are proud that our work is touched, tapped, swiped, and pinched by millions of people every day.

We are known for building high-quality mobile apps that tackle real problems and push businesses forward. Our apps have an average user rating of 4.4 out of 300.000+ reviews.

During summer 2023, we joined forces with Swedish’ leading app agency Bontouch as well as Waterland Private Equity with the goal to create the leading digital product agency worldwide. Our joint mission is clear: To deliver unmatched business value for our partners by crafting superior digital products with unparalleled customer experiences.

Today the group consists of more than 400 employees across offices in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Zurich, New York, London, Åre, Östersund, and Kalmar. The group will continue to grow organically while pursuing international expansion through acquisitions of digital product agencies that have achieved a leading position in their respective markets by delivering best-in-class mobile apps.



  • Experience with developing native Android apps using Kotlin, Compose, Gradle, and Android Studio.
  • Passion for Android and its ecosystem.
  • Dedication to staying up to date with the latest trends in Android, Kotlin, and software development in general
  • Motivation to become part of and learn from a team of experienced and passionate developers building apps for iOS, Android, and the web.
  • A curious mind, always looking for ways we can improve the products we build and optimize our working processes.
  • Interest in software design: API design, modularization, and com



  • Become a key member of team consisting of 2 - 10 developers specialized in Android, iOS and backend development who are responsible for building and maintaining 1 - 3 existing or new projects.
  • Be part of a company that prioritize work-life balance and recognize that employees perform at their best when their personal life is supported and stable.
  • Participate in creating scalable, maintainable, and tested software that we can work with over the next several years.
  • Join us in building industry-leading products using technologies that are native to Android. This includes Kotlin, Compose, Gradle, and Android Studio.
  • Work in close collaboration with our design, quality assurance, and strategic teams to build delightful products that make a difference in people’s lives.
  • Take a product from idea all the way into the hands of users, and as part of this, do proof of concepts, define requirements, design the solution, and distribute the final product to the Play Store.
  • Get dedicated time to explore new technologies and discover how they can fit into our products, for example during Google I/O.
  • Get the opportunity to share your knowledge with your fellow colleagues as well as learn from them during day-to-day work and our scheduled knowledge-sharing sessions.
  • Operate in an open, inspiring, and highly trust-based environment, where your opinion matters a lot and will highly define the direction of our codebases as well as the experience we deliver to our users.
  • Be assigned a mentor, regardless of your experience level, for the first weeks at work, so you can get familiar with Shape’s ways of working.



Full-time, 37.5 hours a week.

This is a Copenhagen-based, on-site position with flexible remote work possibilities.

English proficiency is a must. Danish language skills are not expected.

Read more about our benefits and why to choose Shape on our career page.



Application via the company career site

CV screening by a Talent Acquisition representative

Additional questions sent to the candidate

1st meeting with a Talent Acquisition representative ‍

Take-home assignment - a small application to work on from scratch

2nd meeting - technical interview with a panel of senior developers ‍‍‍

3rd meeting - Team and cultural fit [helpful for both candidate and team to get acquainted before deciding "it's a match"!]




Central office

Our office is located in a lovely old warehouse on Islands Brygge, near the city center and public transport.

New tech gear

MacBook, the newest mobile phones, and ergonomic working setting? We got you covered.

️ Food and drinks

Enjoy a catered lunch, great snacks and drinks with your colleagues, every day. These include plenty of vegetarian, halal, gluten and lactose-free options.

‍ Skill development

We support your skill development by offering a budget to attend conferences.

Social gatherings

Enjoy social gatherings, activities, Friday bars and games together with your colleagues.

️ Work-life balance

Work is not everything. Carve out time for your family, friends, and fun hobbies.

Family friendly

We cherish families and understand that daily life can be full of unexpected events. We also open our doors to your little ones for Christmas Hygge or LEGO nights.

Remote work allowed

We are open to remote work as long as it fits in with your team. Working from your home country is also possible when visiting your family and friends.

Relocation package

We will take you through the process of getting a Danish work VISA for you and your immediate family. We will also arrange the trip and find an apartment in a good location for you.



️ A competitive salary in accordance with experience and capabilities.

️ We are organized with a very flat hierarchy without unnecessary project managers, but with team leads who also have technical backgrounds.

️ Our office is located in Islands Brygge close to public transportation and the harbor, where both summertime and wintertime swimming is enjoyed.

️ The headquarters offers a modern aesthetic, a comfy lounge area, and plenty of fun activities such as PlayStation tournaments, board game nights, family LEGO days, robot wars, and much more.

️ But also social events, keynotes, morning runs (and swims) and Friday bars - not to forget an unhealthy amount of snacks, beverages, cake.

️ Our team is very international and so far includes people from over 30 different countries. Our company language is English.

️ A couple of times each year we press pause on our daily projects and retrieve to a remote location. We get together for socialising and hacking on side projects - we call this Shape Weekend. It is a lot of fun.

️ Read more about our benefits and why to choose Shape on our career page.

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