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About Cookpad

Cookpad is the world’s largest cooking platform. Our mission is to make everyday cooking easier for everybody and to use technology to offer solutions and services that enable humankind to enjoy cooking more and thus improve lives.

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Cookpad was founded in Japan 20 years ago with the goal to make cooking fun. Today we offer more than 2.5 million home-made recipes published by our users. Cookpad became global 3 years ago and today our global platform, apps and web, offers recipes in Spanish, English, Arabic, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Tailandes. Apart from Tokyo, we have offices in Spain, US, UK, Lebanon, Indonesia and we are constantly improving and growing.

Cookpad Spain’s HQ is in Alicante, in southeast Spain, and from here we manage growth in Spain, Latin America and in the Hispanic population of the US. Our team reflects the international focus of Cookpad and includes committed members from Spain, Argentina, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Japan and UK. Our apps and web are all geo-located to offer a better experience to our community and currently receive 15 million unique users per month. We aspire to many millions more.

Our focus is on technological excellence. If you love cooking, if you would welcome the opportunity to work with an international team with a global vocation and if you identify with our mission to improve people’s lives by making everyday cooking fun, contact us.

Join the Cookpad team!

Do you like eating? Are you passionate about what you do? Do you dream of developing products and services that make people happy?

In Cookpad Spain we are looking to attract highly talented, committed and motivated engineers in this new really exciting phase of our project which aims to improve peoples' lives worldwide. We currently reach over 85 million users each month. We aim to help many millions more.

App engineer

If you love the world of Apps for mobile and other devices, have experience developing apps yourself, and care deeply about the end user experience, if you enjoy cooking (or are ready to be persuaded to enjoy it!!), if you enjoy teamwork and if you are inspired by making people's lives happier, please contact us.

Skills & requirements

  • Ability to design and prototype user-facing features
  • Ability to thrive in a highly collaborative environment focused on learning and peer-reviewing all code changes
  • Good knowledge of Object Oriented concepts and a strong passion for software development
  • Detailed knowledge of Java and Android SDK development or iOS development
  • Comfortable working in English, both in writing and spoken

Bonus points

  • Having developed an Android app available at the Play Store
  • Having developed an iOS app available on iTunes
  • Any other personal projects centred around cooking and/or app development

Software engineer

If you love Ruby, understand the value of full stack development, enjoy teamwork, have an active Github account where we can see the sort of projects you are involved in and if you are looking for a new challenge, please get in touch

Community manager


Spread the mission of Cookpad and build an unrivaled platform for every household in your country to share cooking recipes by collaborating with Cookpad International Business Development team. In short term, this role requires hands-on operational activities in your country to develop user community. Once an operational flow is established, you will manage communities with Cookpad International team.

Basic qualification

  • Passionate to solve problems in areas of cooking/food/lifestyle related, especially in your local community
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, self-driven
  • Super User-Focused mindset
  • Superb communication skill to deliver mission of Cookpad to users
  • Business level proficiency in English
  • Able to travel locally
  • Work experience in international team environment

Preferred experiences

  • C2C product marketing, product development in Internet industry
  • Business development/strategy role as well as hands-on operational role
  • Founding experience at startup

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