Joubel, the company behind H5P

Joubel is working hard every day to empower everyone to create and share richer Internet experiences with H5P.


Joubel was established in Norway in 2014. Since then, Joubel has been working on improving the world of Interactive content by establishing and leading the H5P project.

H5P is a plugin for existing publishing systems that empowers users to create interactive content like Interactive Videos, Presentations, Games, Quizzes and more!

Joubel has, with the help of the open source community, created over 40 H5P content types and are working on many more!

Joubel's main source of income is, our premium version of H5P. Hundreds of large organizations choose to use and through that get acceess to the best version of H5P.
August 2014
We started our journey, established an office in Tromsø, Norway.
January 2016
2,600 websites reported using H5P
January 2018
24,000 websites reported using H5P
August 2018, the premium SaaS version of H5P was launched
January 2020
Over 200,000 websites were using H5P
July 2020
Over 700 organizations were using, and Joubel opened a new office in Oslo, Norway

Our offerings

Joubel offers a software as a service (SaaS) version of H5P for those who can't or won't use the self-hosted versions. H5P integrates with commercial publishing platforms like Canvas, Brightspace and Blackboard. was launched August 2018 and is a premium version of H5P with premium support from the creators of H5P. The demand for has pushed Joubel's sales capacity to the limits and beyond. Hundreds of large organizations are already customers and supporters of H5P.

New H5P features

Joubel works with sponsors around the world who want to sponsor new features for H5P. We're not consultants following a customers bidding, we collaborate with organizations in the community striving to make improvements in a way that will benefit the entire community.

Reach out to us if you want to sponsor new features for H5P. We'll provide you with estimates and a process description. We usually start all projects with a thorough design phase where the H5P beta tester group often is involved.
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Careers at Joubel

With customers all over the world and exponential growth we're constantly on the lookout for talented people to join our creative team. High profile organizations all over the world study and use our solutions. This gives a very strong sense of meaning and also motivates us to continuously stretch further and further to deliver world class quality in everything we do.

Joubel needs great people mainly in the areas of sales, support, design, development and community building. We're offering full time positions as well as part time positions and internships for students.

Open Positions (1)

Full time Expert Tromsø, Norway Flexible start
Joubel is searching for 3 new JavaScript/PHP developers for our Tromsø office. You’ll be making and maintaining technology for creating and sharing interactive web content. Join the founders of H5P and change the world of interactive content.
Work description
As a team, we constantly develop and execute our plan for widespread adoption of our H5P Technology. The core in both our development plan and marketing plan is to make sure that our products give a powerful impression of quality. The web developers is very central in this and will work closely with the rest of our team.
Joubel is agile and constantly improve our tools and processes to make the development experience pleasant and efficient. Currently we work in focused one-week sprints with peer-reviews for every issue. We do reach almost every sprint goal. GitHub, Jira and WebPack are central tools. React is currently the most important framework we use, and Laravel for PHP development.

Our main product is hosted on AWS. It scales automatically, has automatic failovers for most components and Joubel does rolling updates with no downtime.

The focus will be building new H5P content types, improving the existing ones and continuously improving, our SaaS version of H5P. The challenges we offer are varied, and all development work includes:
  • Specification, software design, software architecture
  • Implementation
  • Peer reviewing
  • Excellent programming skills.
  • Knowledge and experience with JavaScript, CSS3 and HTML5.
  • Experience developing robust and efficient code for scalable dynamic web solutions.
  • Computer science or related degree.
  • You must be a self-starter and able to work independently.
  • Experience with PHP and Laravel is a plus. We use a mix of PHP and node.js on the server side.
  • Experience with AWS architectures is a plus.
All internal communication is in English and 99 % of Joubel's customers speaks English. You must write and speak English almost fluently. (Norwegian is not a requirement).
You identify yourself as:
  • Hungry to learn – you are eager to learn and improve yourself.
  • You have a growth mindset - open, curious, determined, quick to try new things.
  • You want to work in a high impact, fast-moving team.
  • You play well with others, and your written and verbal communication skills are solid.
We offer
  • Work in a small group with smart and passionate people.
  • Varied and exciting tasks, using cutting edge technologies.
  • A rich variation of challenges and the results of your efforts will be used by millions of people around the world.
  • Loose vacation policy
  • Flextime with core time from 9:00 - 15:00
  • Work from the coolest office in Tromsø, Flow Coworkingspace. Awesome lunch, drinks, snacks and great coffee.
  • Competitive salary
  • The opportunity to join a fast-growing company early and have a great influence on the future of Joubel and H5P.
  • Potentially be part of changing the future for Internet content.
  • Highly efficient work environment, goal oriented and high-spirited

The position requires a clean criminal record, relevant candidates must submit documentation of this.

More information about H5P may be found on

Send an email to if you have any questions about these positions.

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Contact us

Joubel offers H5P related consultancy servicesThis includes development, design, advisory and training

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Here at Joubel we're always looking for talentIf you're interested in joining our team send us your resume

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  Flow Coworking, Strandgata 9, 9008 Tromsø, Norway