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3 open positions with Riseup Collective!, (New York, NY / Telecommute)

by kellyh Contributions Published on Jun 25, 2009 02:30 PM expired
The Riseup Collective seeks 1 Developer, 1 Designer, and 1 Programmer for Youth Activist website.

Position 1: Ruby on Rails developer
Position 2: UI Designer
Position 3: CSS Programmer
When: Starting Immediately
Hours: 1/2 to full time
With Who: The Riseup Collective



The Riseup Collective is looking to hire an experienced Ruby on Rails developer, a UI / Visual Designer, and a CSS programmer to work on a platform for youth activists. We are working in cooperation with UNICEF's Innovation Unit in NYC.

Our development is distributed around the world and consists of three core programmers, a UI designer, several part time programmers and designers, and one project manager. We are looking for experienced people with a long term commitment to liberatory social change.

  • Programmers may work from anywhere with a good internet connection.
  • UI designer must be NYC based.
  • CSS programmer: IE6 skills a must

  • The Project


    Crabgrass is a software libre web application designed for social networking, group collaboration and network organizing. Our goal is to create communication tools specifically tailored for bottom-up grassroots organizing.

    By social networking, we mean the ability of users to get to know one another through their online contributions and presence.

    By group collaboration, we mean the ability of small groups to get things done, such as share files, track tasks and projects, make decisions, and build repositories of shared knowledge.

    By network organizing, we mean the ability of multiple groups to work together on projects in a democratic manner.

    To apply please send CV / Portfolio to:

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