Looking for back-end developer / co-founder to join team for a social eCommerce sharing and curation startup currently in private beta. MoreAgora.com operates at the convergence of the Social Web and eCommerce and is going to revolutionize the way that people buy and share online.
While the site is currently fully operational, I am looking for help building out additional features prior to a full launch. Main responsibilities include the integration of additional APIs into the existing framework, development of a bookmarklet and build-out of additional back-end infrastructure.
This will initially be a part-time job, becoming full-time upon launch. Significant founder capital has been dedicated to making this a success.
Current status of the project:
- Fully functional web application utilizing LAMP technology stack
- Built using Symfony framework
- Hosted on Amazon EC2
- Integrated with Facebook connect and Gmail OAuth
- Deep integration with Groupon and Amazon APIs
- Design work is ongoing
Programming & development
Design and UI
Familiarity with all of the back-end elements detailed above
Ability to integrate additional APIs into existing infrastructure (mostly just needs to dump data into existing MySql database) - specifically ShopStyle
Preferably understanding of screen scraping technology and bookmarklet development
Significant independent web development experience necessary
Intimate knowledge of social media and eCommerce sites and functionality
Significant API experience - Groupon, Amazon, etc.
Strong interest and understanding in social web development
A strong online portfolio, demonstrating elegant and clean design/styles
Entrepreneurial, innovative thinker and team player
Strong problem solving skills