Shorthand is a growing company that provides a digital publishing platform to many of the world’s best known publishers, brands, not-for-profits, and universities. With customers on every continent (except Antarctica!), there’s never been a more exciting time to join Shorthand. Our company has the rare distinction in this era of money-burning startups of being both investor-backed and comfortably profitable.
To deliver our magic to customers and their audiences we need to do clever things inside web browsers. We’re often touching the edges of what’s possible inside a web browser. Not just one web browser, but all of the commonly used web browsers on desktops, phones and tablets. Our customers are diverse, meaning every month millions of their readers execute our story code from almost every country. That’s really hard, and we need more experienced web developers to help us do it. We call these developers “story devs” because they write the code that make Shorthand stories magical.
We tend to do things a little differently at Shorthand. For one thing, we’re a small team distributed around the world. We’ll happily take applications from anywhere on the planet but with a few conditions: 1) must be fluent in English 2) can be online from 9am-12noon Brisbane time to collaborate with the team.
This story dev role reports to the Lead Software Engineer, and you will work closely with the designers, engineers and product managers responsible for delivering our product.
We are looking for someone who: