Position Role: Development

Position Level: Internship

Position Type: Contract

Position Location: Toronto

Application Deadline: 2018-12-21

Position Overview:

Position Start Date: January 2019

This position is offered in part by the MaRS Student Work Placement program, which connects post-secondary students with work placements in technology and business.

 

Think Dirty® is the easiest way to learn about the potentially toxic ingredients in your cosmetics and personal care products. We educate consumers about the potential toxic ingredients and empowers consumers to make the safest and healthiest choices. Encourage them to vote with their money for the most socially and environmentally responsible manufacturers.

Think Dirty is the winner of Mastercard Women Entrepreneurship Competition, a DMZ alumni company, it’s also name as one of the Top 25 SheEO Ventures, MaRS JOLT and CFC Ideaboost.

Think Dirty was named the best beauty apps by Refinery29 and Brit+ Co. It was also featured on O Magazine, Fast Company, NPR, Huffington Post, TED Blog, Allure Magazine, The Atlantic, PSFK, New York Magazine, Today’s Show and Consumer’s Report.

We are looking for motivated and passionate individuals like you to join a great cause for consumers and beauty enthusiasts alike. Would that be you?

Ever wonder what goes on the long list of chemicals on the back of your shampoo or shaving cream? Did you know they could be hormone disruptors (aka fertility killer)? Join us to bring back the power to consumers by promoting ingredient transparency and disrupt the billion dollars cosmetic industry! We are building an exciting tool for consumers and trust-based marketing platform for independent brands to showcase their ingredients. Work closely with the founding team and be part of a face-paced environment building something truly matters for women’s health.

We’re looking for an junior rails developer to help build our next generation social mobile platform for clean beauty and personal care products.

All of our developers are full stack and get exposed to all aspects of the business and a myriad of cutting-edge technologies. You get to have a big impact in a meaningful startup that is empowering consumers to choose the safest products for their health and the environment.

Project Description:

Optimize and build out upcoming product features of our backend for mobile apps.

Role Description:

  • Interested in Ruby on Rails and other cutting edge technologies
  • Open to full stack web development, mobile development and API development
  • Excited about building quality product
  • An independent, fast-learning, self starter who takes ownership over solving ambiguous problems
  • Energetic, passionate (does not matter about what!), and driven
  • Desired skills & experience
  • Proficient in Ruby 2 and Rails 3+
  • Experienced in Ember.js (or Angular.js, or Backbone.js)
  • Excited about BDD, automated deployment, fixing bugs, and shipping code
  • Very good at what you do
  • You get stuff done
  • Not afraid to think

Area of Study:

Enrolled in a program at an accredited University focusing on Computer Science or coding school.

Level of Study:

3rd/4th year students.

Technical Skills Required:

  • Proficient in Ruby 2 and Rails 3
  • Experienced in Ember.js (or Angular.js, or Backbone.js)
  • Excited about BDD, automated deployment, fixing bugs, and shipping code

Soft Skills Required:

  • An independent, fast-learning, self starter who takes ownership over solving ambiguous problems
  • Energetic, passionate (does not matter about what!), and driven
  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Positive attitude
  • Looking to make a difference to change the world!

How to Apply:

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