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Software Development

Posted

2014-12-18 10:12

Description

Hi!

We are SwiftGift, a small startup based in the heart of London. We believe that the gifting experience could be made easier. To improve it we are creating a platform, that allows you to send real gifts to anyone, without knowing their address.

We launched our beta in December 2014. The launch has been a great success and we are growing fast! We have got coverage from various media sources including TechCrunch and we have experienced a great surge in interest from reporters and publications – more articles are on the way. Our next step is to build a completely new platform and a mobile app. And for that we are looking for talented, responsible, people to join our team.

Essential skills

You should get in touch with us if you:

  • Are an experienced web developer
  • Are interested in building an app that will make millions of people happier
  • Want to play with cool new technologies (NodeJS/React/Flux)
  • Are ready to build up a project from the very beginning
  • Like working in a team and having real responsibility
  • Know how to use git and Github

Frontend:

  • Know ins and outs of how browsers work
  • Have a lot of experience with clientside MVC like: Backbone/Spine/Ember
  • An expert in JavaScript and used libraries like jQuery and Underscore
  • Have an expert knowledge of CSS and HTML

Backend:

  • Have a lot of experience with at least one of: NodeJS/Rails/Sinatra/Django
  • Know your way around with SQL/NoSQL (MySQL/PostgreSQL/MongoDB)
  • Have a strong knowledge of JavaScript or willing to learn fast

Highly desirable:

  • Not being afraid of CoffeeScript
  • Keeping up to date with things like React and Flux
  • Knowing how to handle a nerf gun
  • We offer a skill-dependent, negotiable salary – don’t hesitate to approach us. We have a fun, friendly team with people from many different countries. You will blend in perfectly!

Some of the benefits we offer:

  • Employee discount and voucher codes
  • Team events
  • Free fruit, drinks and more
  • Free taxi home if you work late
  • Basketball hoop and other office toys
  • Equity after the trial period
  • Access to any technical books you want to read
  • Free Spotify subscription
  • Trips to our cozy london office if you’re working remotely
  • Potential for work-related travel
  • Attractive central Knightsbridge location
  • Possible relocation to London after the trial period
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