Goodreads is the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world. We are a home for casual readers and bona-fide bookworms alike. Goodreads users can keep track of what they've read and would like to read, find their next favorite book, form book clubs and much more.
Goodreads was launched in January 2007 and is headquartered in downtown San Francisco, CA . We have more than 14,000,000 members who have added more than 450,000,000 books to their shelves. We are the 7th largest social networking site and experiencing tremendous growth year after year. You will see your ingenuity and work appreciated by millions of Goodreads users.
Work closely with our designers and development team to make Goodreads beautiful, easy to use, and fun.
Increase usability, drive user engagement, build new features
Code innovative and cutting edge web features and applications
Contribute to design and development of new cross-platform features
Some experience with server side development using modern MVC frameworks
Excited about the possibilities of HTML5, including Web Workers, CSS3 transitions and animations, Web Sockets, and more
Experience with test driven development
A passion for great design and usability
Computer Science degree or equivalent
Experience architecting and developing single-page web applications is a plus
Proficiency with front-end MVC frameworks such as backbone.js, Ember, or AngularJS is a plus
Goodreads is a supportive, friendly and fun place to work. Goodreads engineers enjoy working with other smart people who care about reading, our product, and the code they create. We use agile development, have a fast-paced released cycle, and believe in best practices every step of the way. We are active contributors to the open source community, love sponsoring tech events like SF Ruby Meetups, and use cutting edge technology to help scale our product. We have a great new office location in downtown San Francisco (Near Market and 1st Streets) just steps away from BART and MUNI transportation. Come work for us and help people discover books they love!
You can submit the following additional information now or later in our interview process:
A paragraph or two about why you want to work for Goodreads in the cover letter section
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|Company Profile:||Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations. Founded in 2007, Goodreads is where readers find and share books they love. The site has 16 million members who have added more than 530 million books to their shelves and written more than 23 million reviews. Loved by avid and casual readers alike, Goodreads members can discover new books by seeing what their friends are reading or by using the Goodreads Book Recommendation Engine; share ratings and recommendations; track what they have read, and list what they want to read. Goodreads is also a place where more than 68,000 authors connect with readers. Goodreads is a subsidiary of (AMZN) Amazon.com, Inc.
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