We are looking for you.
HI, WE'RE A TEAM...
...of 18 friendly developers and designers. and have in our comfortably furnished office in the heart of the Cologne Südstadt still two free desks, for which we have more developers and designers this year to find. Would you like to?
We have clients from the startup area, but also from established companies and offer the complete product development spectrum to: from business case and user research, from design and concept to full-stack development. We make every effort to choose our customers carefully and make sense, Sustainability and sympathy over purely financial factors.
WHAT MAKES US SPECIAL
What we appreciate about working at Railslove is that we have a lot of freedom and have the confidence to decide independently how we can best Being able to work (e.g. keywords: flexible working hours, home office). We are a team of very passionate Techies, who are constantly want to develop further and learn from each other. build products for the web is more than "just any job" for us. In order to be able to continuously improve and to create a working atmosphere in which one would like to work, has tolerance for "just try it out" and "learn from mistakes" with us a very high priority.
Railslove offers above average opportunities to learn a lot in a short time and to develop personally (e.g. through interdisciplinary work from the very beginning and through our internal mentoring program). Not only "acquire knowledge" but also "Imparting knowledge" is close to our hearts, which is reflected in our Engagements in the Cologne Tech Community (e.g. React Cologne, Cologne.rb, React Barcamp, DevHouse Friday, uXchange, Railsgirls, etc.) and in various open source projects.
WHAT WE EXPECT
The most important thing is that you share our passion for web products and personal development. You don't have to be a pro at our core tech stack (see below), but you shouldn't be afraid of touching with new technologies and be a fast learner. If you are at the beginning of your career, you should have at least first practical experience with web technologies and have "shipped" something before (a hobby project is perfectly sufficient).
Our core tech stack be
WHAT WE EXPECT
As a designer you work closely with our developers and customers of ideas and bring them visually to life. The most important thing is that you share our passion for designing new web products and personal development.
You should be proficient in the common Adobe design tools and have already worked with Sketch (in combination with Abstract) must be familiar. We are always open for new tools and change our stack from time to time, so it would be beneficial if you learn quickly. If you are still at the beginning of your career, you should at least have some first practical have gained experience in the field of user experience and have completed the first projects on the (a hobby project is quite sufficient). Besides tasks like the conception of digital web products and the user interface design, you should also have a passion for product management and not Shy away from communication with customers and colleagues. User Centered Design processes such as user tests, personas and user stories should be familiar to you and basic knowledge of HTML & CSS is not wrong in close cooperation with our developers.
HOW WE WORK
You will work with us in interdisciplinary teams of 1-4 people on changing projects, which last between one month and 1-2 years. We always try to work as closely, trustingly and agilely as possible with to work with our clients. Continuous, transparent, asynchronous communication via tools such as Slack and Trello is part of our daily project work in addition to regular planning meetings, workshops and the like. We have no predefined standard processes (such as SCRUM), but the team adapts the agile approach to needs of each project anew.
If you want to be happy with us, you should have a high Bring a degree of self-organisation, self-responsibility and independence. We offer a lot of freedom and possibilities, but you have to be proactive and be able to communicate and take advantage of them. It is important that you are a good team player and always communicate respectfully with colleagues and customers. We have worked with Railslove is not a designated project manager, therefore customer/user contact indispensable for all developers.
ADDITIONAL JOB BENEFITS AT RAILSLOVE
- Fitness membership (Urban Sports Club)
- Job ticket for the VRS
- Job wheel leasing option
- Free drinks
- Free conference attendance
- regular team events (offsites, team retreats, summer party, christmas party, soccer tournament, ...)
If this sounds interesting to you, then write us and tell us a little bit about yourself. What have you done so far? In which direction do you want to develop yourself? What can you be really enthusiastic about?