KEY POINTS
  • The Chinese-owned company is recruiting artificial intelligence engineers and software developers in London. 
  • TikTok's largest office is in Los Angeles but London is now the company's second biggest office. 
  • TikTok is willing to pay a London-based AI leader around £200,000, according to someone who was approached about the role. 
TikTok's London office is based out of a WeWork building in Holborn called Aviation House.

TikTok, the wildly popular social media app that has become a go-to app for young people, has quietly made London its main hub in Europe, according to analysis of LinkedIn, the company's careers page, and sources with knowledge of the matter. 

For anyone that's been living in a bubble, TikTok is a video app where people can share short clips of up to 15 seconds. It's full of people doing lip syncs, dances, tricks and various other things that have the potential to go viral.