About Petridish is a New York-based technology start-up that is changing the way
exploration, field research and scientific projects are funded. We've built a
web platform that connects world renowned scientists with the broader public
in order to raise awareness about their research and help raise funding
directly from private donations. Some people call us the "Kickstarter for
science," but we like to think of ourselves as a next generation National
Geographic or Discovery Channel.

We're a small team and you would be working directly with the founders who
have extensive experience in venture capital, business, engineering and web

Web Developer

About the role

Petridish is seeking a full stack web developer who believes in our mission to
promote scientific research and wants to work closely with our founding team.
This person will:

Help evaluate, prioritize, design and build new features for the site

Make key platform decisions and be comfortable jumping into and evaluating new


Our stack: Rails, HAML, SASS, JQuery, AJAX, Git, Heroku, PostgreSQL

Experience in web application development, CSS, JQuery

Experience with MVC frameworks (Rails a plus)

Ability to translate requirements into application features, presentation
layer markup, style, and interactions

Experience writing cross-browser and cross-platform markup, CSS, and

The role comes with a full-time salary and generous options plan. To apply,
please submit your resume, and a short email outlining your experience and why
you are interested in this job to: [log in to unmask]

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