We are looking for a Ruby on Rails expert to create a peer-to-peer marketplace site. We need the following functionality implemented:
1. User signup & account creation:
a. Easy 1-click Facebook sign up and integration
b. Or regular sign up without Facebook
2. Storage of a portfolio of images per listing
3. Ability to filter product listings on different parameters like location and type
a. Google Maps API integration to sort by nearby locations
4. Ability for users to 'like' products on other people's pages
5. Backend dashboard for site admin to manage user's accounts
6. Set up payment methods using Strip API. https://stripe.com/
We’re looking for a long-term contractor to develop and maintain this website. The ideal developer has:
1. Successfully developed Ruby on Rails applications
2. Strong experience in general website development
3. Familiar with peer-to-peer marketplace websites and their development
4. Has great organizational and time-management skills to get work done on schedule
How to apply
Please respond with a cover letter that includes the following:
1. Describe your RoR experience and included examples of past work.
2. Your familiarity with marketplace websites and any contributions you’ve made on them.
3. How would you tackle this site? What gems, tools, would you use?
4. Include the word 'Platypus' somewhere in the subject line of your application.
5. How would you deploy and maintain the site?