[Baypiggies] Seed-funded startup looking for a jack-of-all-trades lead web dev

David Marble davidmarble at gmail.com
Fri Mar 25 00:57:04 CET 2011

We don't plan on having a dedicated location during our seed stage. I'm
based in Palo Alto and the rest of the team is spread out at the moment (DC,
FL). We make semi-often trips to each others' city. Tech home base is here,
and it's looking like if we're successful our main office will be

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 4:29 PM, Nick Stinemates <nstinemates at gmail.com>wrote:

> Where are you guys located?
> Nick
> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 11:14 PM, David Marble <davidmarble at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Dear Pythonistas and Python-aware email list addicts,
>> We're looking to for our first full-time developer since taking funding.
>> I'll be at the BayPIGgie Meetup tonight wearing an old bright green
>> Techcrunch 50 shirt.
>> You'll be a key team member as we grow, working with me to build out the
>> dev team and architect for the future. We're nearing completion of an alpha
>> version of the product, with a mobile browser version to follow and possibly
>> native mobile apps. We closed a seed round recently and already have a
>> number of VC firms interested in Series A if we can execute.
>> I'd like a brilliant cohort to wade through architecture options as well
>> as be a coding monster. Ideally you're a jack-of-all-trades, master-of-some.
>> Perhaps you don't know everything, but given time and your ability to figure
>> things out and get stuff done you're an invaluable asset. You'll be working
>> with similar types. We'll be hiring a few more of them. We don't care about
>> titles as much as cohesiveness and ability to organize and attack.
>> There's a real-time front-end component (might fool around with
>> gevent+gunicorn+sockiet.io, hookbox, and stuff like that), a few
>> interesting algo problems with speed and storage issues to consider, etc.
>> I've been building the alpha using Python/Django/jQuery/Postgres deployed on
>> ubuntu with nginx/uwsgi, but it's early enough along that I'm open to
>> architecture and product ideas you bring to the problem we're solving.
>> At the moment I'm looking for an all-around multiple-hat-wearing type, but
>> we'll quickly be moving to mobile, probably testing the waters with a mobile
>> browser version and considering native iPhone/Android apps. So experience
>> and connections you bring to the table across the board are valuable.
>> You must be extremely self-motivated, well-spoken, and direct. Gregarious
>> and funny would be nice. The team has a very straight-forward "say what you
>> think" dynamic. We don't care about education and accolades, we care about
>> performance, team dynamics, and beating competitors.
>> Send me a resume and an intro with links to projects you've worked on,
>> open source contributions / github account, or anything else we should know
>> about you that sets you apart.
>> Or if you have a friend who might fit the bill, let me know!
>> Dave
>> gmail: davidmarble
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