Big Cartel is a company that helps artists build sustainable brands and businesses. We make tools to help them create an online presence, sell their products both in person and online, and grow a fan base. Our company has been in business for 10 years, is 100% bootstrapped, and proud of it.
Our tools are used by hundreds of thousands of artists who have millions of visits per month to their stores. The scope of the data and the scale we're operating at pose unique and interesting challenges.
We shun silicon valley startup culture. The VC funded, burnout inducing, stock option lottery ticket as compensation, free beer in the fridge to drown your sorrows lifestyle is a sad joke to us. If you're ready to settle down and build something for the long haul we welcome you with open arms, keep reading.
Are a software artisan that believes in sustainable productivity. You spend time studying software development practices because you're always looking to improve. You look to the future, you design solutions that fill today's need without pigeonholing you down the road. You enjoy being an active participant in all phases of a product's lifecycle. From dreaming up features, planning and scoping projects, giving feedback on design/ux, to actually writing the code that ultimately delivers value to our artists and their customers. Testing is an active part of your development process, not an afterthought.
If these values resonate with you head on over to our website (link below) to apply. We look forward to talking with you.
We work with modern web technologies, here's a laundry list of tools we've used on recent projects (primarily for searchability):