Fully flexible hours

Job Description

Contract: 3 month Contractor Agreement / Open to Fixed Term Contract

Industry: Various

Project type: Staff augmentation

hedgehog lab is a human-centred global tech consultancy. What sets us apart? Our unwavering commitment to going above and beyond, meeting every challenge with passion and curiosity. We take immense pride in our role as trusted partners for businesses worldwide, where we harness cutting-edge technologies to sculpt digital products that not only meet but exceed expectations, leaving a lasting impact on our clients and their industries.

Our culture thrives on turning constraints into catalysts for innovation, empowering our team to unleash their full potential and deliver unparalleled value to our clients. Beyond our award-winning work, we’re also known for our Flexa-certified company culture.

We’re looking for a passionate Flutter Developer who’s committed to delivering products that cut through the complexities of digital transformation and bring valuable business visions to life.

Tech Stuff / Requirements

  • Essential: 3+ years of experience developing for Google’s Flutter platform using the Dart programming language
  • Preferred: 2+ years secondary skill as a native Android (Java / Kotlin) or iOS (Swift) mobile developer, or other similar domain.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills - whether it be tracking down an obscure memory leak, or getting to the bottom of how best to translate business requirements into a fully implemented solution
  • Strong opinions on what goes into making a good mobile app around areas such as performance, security, and usability
  • A solid understanding of HTTP, RESTful APIs and how a mobile app consumes them
  • An appreciation of mobile UX and knowledge of Google’s Human Interface Guidelines
  • Experience with unit testing
  • Working knowledge of Git, Continuous Integration, and other supporting systems

About You

  • Passionate with a desire to deliver world-class products
  • Detail oriented and delivery focused, with the ability to think big. This opportunity involves working on an existing product which is globally consumed
  • An excellent communicator (verbally and written), capable of inspiring colleagues and clients
  • Open to criticism from your team to benefit project development
  • Always eager to learn and to share knowledge
  • Comfortable with pressure and deadlines and can work in a fast paced environment.

Note: Research shows that women and individuals from underrepresented backgrounds often refrain from applying to positions unless they meet all the specified criteria. If you believe you possess the necessary qualities for this role but do not fulfil every requirement, don't hesitate to apply. We actively encourage you to showcase your skills and what you can contribute.

Our interview process:

Stage 1️⃣ - Intro call with our Talent Acquisition Advisor (30 mins)

Stage 3️⃣ - Technical interview with a couple of members from the team

Why hedgehog lab?

  • Rated #5 in the UK on Clutch for mobile development
  • Our People are our greatest asset, and we are so proud to have been certified as a Great Place to Work, as rated by 93% of our business.
  • We’re a fully Flexified Employer, certified by Flexa. We know a one size fits all approach doesn’t work for everyone, we work with our employees to establish a model that benefits both parties.
  • We received the Advanced Award in the North of Tyne Combined Authority Good Work Pledge
  • Check out our Glassdoor reviews!
  • Inclusive environment. We never discriminate based on race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, genetics, disability or age. From menopausal support to neurodiversity adjustments, we’ll continue to foster an inclusive culture at the lab where everyone can let their authentic selves shine.

Diversity & inclusion statement

We strongly believe that having diversity within our team is integral to doing our best work and creating the most innovative products for our customers. We encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply to our roles.

We’re a family-friendly employer with a culture based on trust, autonomy and flexibility. With a current 85% FlexScore®, we’re learning as we go. By listening to our team and always asking for feedback, we can continue to improve and offer a working environment worthy of attracting the most creative and dedicated people in technology.

If you require any adjustments to submit an application for a vacancy, or if you require any reasonable adjustment should you be invited to interview, please let us know.

For any questions about this role or future opportunities, please contact Holly Orange, Talent Acquisition Adviser, at or

Company benefits

28 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Health insurance – BUPA Health Plan
Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced sick pay
Wellbeing allowance – Annual personal Wellbeing budget plus 2 days off
L&D budget – Annual Learning & Development budget plus 4 days
Shared parental leave
Volunteer days – 1 day off per year for the purpose of volunteering
Cycle to work scheme
Access to free therapy sessions.
Access to financial wellbeing advice.
Monthly payday socials and annual Summer and Christmas parties.
Annual £250 Learning & Development budget inclusive of 4 L&D days.
Annual £100 personal Wellbeing budget inclusive of 2 wellbeing days.
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at hedgehog lab

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Newcastle UK, York UK, Sofia BG

Funding levels

£2 million+

Hiring Countries


United Kingdom

United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Media & Agencies

Media & Agencies

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023
Consultancy & Agency

Consultancy & Agency

Industry awards 2022

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