Friday, August 4, 2017

NOW HIRING: Front-End JavaScript Developer

Swift Education Systems
Headquarters: Chicago, IL

We are looking for a remote, front-end developer with demonstrable experience building interactive user interfaces to join Swift Education Systems, an Education Technology software company run by developers. This will be a contract position. 

Your Responsibilities

Your primary focus will be assisting with the development of a ChromeOS-targeted web application to expand our suite of macOS and iOS products. You will develop interactive user interface components for audio-visual media playback and manipulation and content creation, and robustly synchronize UI state between computers. You will coordinate with the rest of the team (a web audio specialist, server backend developer, and two Apple platform audio developers) as needed. 

About You

  •  Experience working remotely
  • Experience building interactive web widgets
  • Experience with mobile browser management and layout
  • Familiarity with the ChromeOS platform APIs
  • Excellent communicator
  • Interested in education and language learning
  • Motivated to build fantastic tools for educators and learners

We are a small team that works around different time-zones and life commitments. Therefore, the ability to work independently with self-initiative, as well as collaboratively in a team-environment, is important. 

Desired Skills

  • ECMAScript 6
  • CSS3
  • JS MVC frameworks (React, Vue, Angular, etc.)
  • Real-time messaging frameworks (, Firebase, Realm, etc.)


  • $45,000 - $55,000 (USD) compensation
  • Opportunity to earn company stock options
  • Work remotely: live anywhere with reliable access to the internet 
  • Flexible work schedule: we value quality over quantity and raw hours spent at “work”
  • Relaxed culture, support and room to grow in a young company

About Us

Swift Education Systems is a profitable EdTech startup with university roots, based in Chicago, Illinois. We develop teacher-friendly instructional technology for K-12 and University classrooms. We focus on realtime collaborative language instruction systems to facilitate conversational practice and increase oral fluency in the classroom. We work with a wide-range of schools across the U.S. (and 7 countries abroad) that span flagship state universities, elite private universities, small independent boarding schools, and large public school districts. 

How to Join Us

To apply for this position please email with:

  • Your previous work history (including applicable contract work)
  • A link to your GitHub profile or portfolio of work
  • A brief statement explaining your interest in this position

If we think there might be a good fit, we will schedule a Skype/FaceTime interview with you to discuss next steps.

Thank you for your time; we look forward to receiving your application for this position and will respond as soon as possible. 

Zach, Will, and Louie
Swift Education Systems Founders

NOW HIRING: Fullstack Developer

Headquarters: Toronto

We’re looking for an experienced developer to join our remote team. We work with all sorts of clients—from startups to government agencies—to build engaging sites and applications. We love to work with people who are as excited to create clean, functional user experiences as we are. Our ideal colleague can help us bring everything from brochure site designs to end-to-end JavaScript applications to life.

Who Is Phuse?

Phuse is a remote team of creatives who craft websites, interfaces and brands, from concept to completion.

The person who fills this position will:

  • live between EST and GMT
  • have excellent communication skills
  • be motivated to learn and constantly improve
  • have plenty of web development industry experience
  • have a comprehensive understanding of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • have backend language experience - PHP, Ruby, Python, node.js, etc.
  • know their way around Git, Slack and Trello
  • have Computer Science qualification or equivalent experience
  • be able to meet deadlines and interface with clients
  • be considered more seriously based on experience with server side languages 

The Perks

At Phuse, everyone enjoys:

  • 30 hour work weeks
  • a flexible schedule
  • annual Phuser gathering
  • company supported growth and learning opportunities
  • after being with Phuse for 3 months:
  • home office stipend
  • open vacation policy


If you believe you would be a great fit for our team you follow this link: and include the following: 

  • a link to your portfolio and your GitHub profile if you have one
  • a personal cover letter
  • your Resume/CV, with a concise list of your proficiencies
  • a funny raccoon-related gif
  • your location and 
  • where you found this posted. 

Phuse welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We are committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process. At any stage of the hiring process, Human Resources will work with applicants requesting accommodation. Please, no recruiters, agencies, or those unwilling to accept an assignment leading to full-time employment.

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