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Facebook RoR Developers needed in Akron, OH

A former member
Post #: 7
Hi All,

Full disclosure: I'm a recruiter hired by a profitable Facebook apps
development company in Akron, OH, looking for RoR developers. With the
economy being the way it is, I'm hopeful that you won't mind me
spreading the word of an exciting upstart which is profitable and
growing fast.

How do you get around corporate firewalls to play Facebook games while
at work? We're recruiting for a profitable social gaming startup in
Ohio who is solving just this problem. They already have a hot lineup
of games on Facebook and MySpace to boot. One of their most popular
games generate 6 - 7 million pageviews per day with half a million

The company came out of Y Combinator and is located in Akron, OH. They
believe strongly that work should be fun (this is a gaming company
after all). The office is stocked with the latest computer gadgets,
Aeron chairs, Wii console, and free beverages. We are looking for
developers with solid experience with Ruby on Rails framework, having
written production RoR code and scaling it to millions of pageviews.
Needless to say, the company is growing quickly, so there is a strong
possibility of advancement based on performance.

Required skills:
- The "midas touch" with Ruby on Rails, AJAX, CSS, JavaScript, JSON,
HTML, HTML5, jQuery, Flash.
- Works well with designers and artist types
- Experience with cross-browser issues with DOM and CSS
- Be addicted to Agile product delivery and building products people

Strongly Desired skills:
- Grew up with LAMP and Python prior to RoR
- Production experience with RoR and knowledge of how to scale it
- Jack of all trades, all around solid do-er

This is an onsite position in Akron, OH. The company is willing to pay
for relocation expenses for the right candidate. Please contact me at
tram (at) rorpower (dot) com right away if you are interested.
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