In case you're interested to work with us, here's some stuff that you might like to know.
Firstly, we're a small company with big ideas and some awesomely useful, unique technology now in use in 180 countries around the world.
We're on a mission to connect all kinds of devices (from mobile phones to ATMs) using sound.
Now think about this - sound is everywhere. There are more loudspeakers on planet Earth than people, by some margin.
What if all of them could send data? That's the big idea. Now read on:
Let's teach the machines to sing
To make the idea of chirping data real, we built some mobile apps.
The first Chirp client was launched in July 2012, and took #1 download spots in App Stores including: the UK, France, Germany, Canada, Ireland and China. Chirp for iOS went on to be a Top 20 App in 58 App Stores worldwide.
Chirp for Android was launched in Sept 2013 at London Fashion Week, in collaboration with global fashion retailer Topshop.
Chirp is a super-flexible platform and can be used share any data from pictures to payments to pairing codes. Chirp has also been used in marketing campaigns by Bacardi, featured at the Opening Ceremony 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, heard live at the Royal Albert Hall, broadcast on air on by the BBC, and is shortly to be installed on 40,0000 devices in California classrooms.
Chirp is led by design, and took Gold Prize for Mobile Innovation (iOS & Android) at the 2013 Lovie Awards and was exhibited in at the London Design Museum, Designs of the Year Award Show 2013.
Chirp is backed by UCL Business, the tech transfer arm of UCL, University College London, where our founders hold senior research positions.
Sounds good. Now what?
Our next challenge is to open Chirp up to as many devices and services as we can think of.
Or - even better - to get as many things chirping as the internet can think of. We will be providing SDKs and API access to developers great and small on hardware of all kind, and we're looking for some clever people to help us take on this exciting next phase.
We are friendly people and we welcome both informal enquiries and CVs from interesting people, including those with diverse or non-standard skillsets. Though we're making technical hires today, we're always looking for talent in marketing, design, production, growth hacking... if you like what we're doing (or maybe you think we're doing it all wrong) then let's have coffee.
Follow Chirp on Twitter or Facebook
Last updated 04.12.14