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LitCharts is hiring a Remote Full Stack Web Developer

Seniority Level
Senior Level
Employee Type
Fully Remote
Salary per Year
Not Disclosed
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Help us help millions of readers understand literature.

LitCharts provides a great resource for anyone who wants to be introduced or improve their reading comprehension. With 2000 guides on books, poems and terms with complete Shakespeare translations (including all of the Sonnets), there are so many different things you can do!

Responsibilities as a remote Full Stack Web Developer

You'll be a part of the solution at this company, making sure we stay up and running so you can do your job. You'll work with us on projects from backend to front end - everything in between! And if there are some bugs or issues? Don't worry; they're always someone else’s problem now that our codebase has grown exponentially thanks for all those contributions over time.

You should join our small remote team because the code you write will have a direct impact on our success. We work flexible hours and are looking for someone able to do the same, so this is perfect!


To succeed in this position, you need to be an expert with Ruby on Rails, Postgres and Rspec. You'll also learn how to use Haml (a markup language for web design) as well as SCSS – a CSS preprocessor that we sometimes use instead of Less or Sass if there are compatibility issues between them but they both have their advantages! If you want to develop the next big thing, then this is your chance. You need experience with Git and Webpack as well as Heroku on AWS all in order for it be successful!

  • You have the skills to build a beautiful, responsive website. You'll be able work with cross browser compatibility and user accessibility in mind!
  • You must have the ability to work as part of a small team, take ownership and make decisions with minimal oversight.
  • We're looking for someone with an A+ desire to continuously improve our stack and your own skill set.
  • You need a strong desire to learn and ask questions. You should also be willing receive feedback in order for your learning experience become more beneficial
  • Bonus: You will love this one! A passion for and/or experience with education, technology or literature.

Why LitCharts?

As a team at LitCharts, we are committed to creating an environment that values each of our members. It means:

  • 401k with matching
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Yearly team meet ups (pandemic contingent, of course)
  • Learning and professional development resources
  • Working remotely
  • Competitive salary
  • Healthcare coverage

If you are a legal U.S.-authorized worker and have been looking for work, then we need your help! We're currently in the process of hiring full-time positions that will last until time constraints allow us to expand our team again next year; please send us an email if this sounds interesting or apply below today so I can give it some though before adding more applicants' emails into my inbox than necessary 🙂