About Ought

Ought is an applied research lab building Elicit, a research assistant using language models to automate parts of the research process. 
Today, researchers and policy analysts use Elicit for literature review, finding collaborators, and labeling datasets. Researchers can define new tasks by showing Elicit just a few examples of the task being done. Elicit then scales those tasks to thousands of publications and datasets. 

About the role

As a frontend engineer at Ought, you will:  

  • Build intuitive interfaces that let research analysts use language models as tools for thought
  • Contribute to high-impact decisions concerning design, product, and engineering

Some relevant projects that we're working on soon:

We're happy to consider candidates who want to work remotely. 

About you

We think the person who will thrive in this role will demonstrate the following:

  • Very comfortable building UIs with React
  • Bonus points: familiarity with React hooks, TypeScript, Redux, Material-UI, testing frameworks
  • Always looking for ways to improve design, UI, UX, even when working with a designer
  • Excited about optimizing the structure of a React frontend
  • Excited about organizing CSS in a large, growing project (should we use CSS-in-JS? BEM? something else?)
  • Excited to work in an fast-paced environment with a lot of design and product iteration

EEO & Employment Eligibility

Ought is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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