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ePublishing, a leading web content management and ecommerce firm, seeks a top-notch web developer to aid us in building web sites and web-based applications. We are a completely virtual organization so you will work from home 100% of the time little to no travel requirements during the year.
We are a small company with big clients and are customer-service driven.
The successful candidate will have excellent problem solving skills, enjoy a job that is different from day to day, and possess flexible and varied skill sets. He or she must also have the ability to quickly learn and deploy new methods and technologies.
The ideal applicant will have a sense of humor, and enjoy working directly with clients.
Our work environment is extremely varied. As a classic web shop we develop strategies and solutions for other companies - yet we are simultaneously engaged in several proprietary ventures of our own. We love
turning ideas into reality.
If you are able and willing to work from home or in the middle of a forest with wireless access - then you might be the person we are looking for!
You must be committed to customer service and excellence.
Required Skills:
* Minimum 3-5 years experience in web development
* Ruby, Rails, Git, Javascript, AJAX, HTML, RSpec
* Relational Databases - MySQL
* Provide creative solutions with the determination to
meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Bonus Skills:
* Django
* Python
* PostgreSQL
* Varnish
Personally, we expect you to have excellent communication skills, be easygoing, honest, extremely aggressive, and self-motivated. Intellectual curiosity is a must, as is a strong desire to expand and cultivate your skill sets, both technical and non-technical.
We offer outstanding benefits and have a terrific work environment.

ePublishing is looking for a kick-ass front-end developer to join our team.  We specialize in creating beautiful, modern, revenue generating sites for Magazine and Newsletter Publishers.

Our front-end developers and designers are responsible for:

  • Creating original wireframes and design mockups based on customer direction and latest trends
  • Advising on content strategy and UI / UX Design
  • Implementing that design in Ruby on Rails templates
  • Evolving and advancing our CMS features through work on our product roadmap
  • Working directly with our developers to achieve success
  • Can implement modern RWD (Responsive Web Design) techniques and solutions
We're a fun group of people who are passionate about building awesome sites and apps.  We are super obsessed about making our customers and our staff members successful.

Now the really good part.  Pants are optional!  (Shirts are required on skype but bad hair is acceptable)
We are a completely virtual organization and use email, Slack, task management, Hangouts, and subspace to communicate.  We look out for one another and have a wonderful working environment.  Support and teamwork come naturally to everyone at our company.  It's what drives our success.

So if you want to work with a team of highly skilled and awesome individuals and you're passionate about building beautiful web sites, get in touch with us. You just might be the next part of our family.

Skills & Requirements:
  • An eye for great UI / UX Design
  • Semantic HTML5, Modular SCSS, CSS3
  • Client-side performance best practices and tools
  • Proficient at writing OO Javascript (vanilla, other frameworks)
  • jQuery (beyond basic plugin implementation)
  • Knowledge in progressive enhancement techniques
  • You’ve been doing RWD for years
  • Git
  • A proactive, goal-oriented, reliable and self-structured way of working
  • Write clean, maintainable, and idiomatic code using established best practices
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, and communication skills
  • Curiosity and passion for the latest and greatest development paradigms
  • Rails (or MVC) experience
  • At least basic knowledge of web architectures and backend technologies
Bonus Skills:
  • RequireJS
  • ReactJS
  • Grunt
  • Susy Grid Framework
  • Familiar with BEM naming convention
  • UI / UX Design

To apply, send design portfolio / examples, resume and cover letter to jobs@epublishing.com


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