Jobs at Dark Star Systems


Front-end Vue.js/Typescript Developer (freelance/contract)

Dark Star Systems is looking for an experienced part-time freelance software developer who knows Typescript and Vue.js.

About Dark Star Systems

Dark Star Systems is an early-stage startup; we’re working on a web-based app to help scientists tell their stories through creating beautiful, compelling videos. Part storytelling coaching app, part scientific visualization tool, part video editor. We’re looking for an experienced part-time freelance software developer who knows Typescript and Vue.js and can help accelerate our initial product development.

Front-End Developer Role

We’re looking for an experienced part-time freelance front-end developer to help accelerate our initial product development. You would work directly with the founder and CEO, an engineering executive and technologist with nearly 40 years experience in software development. The product is created with Vue.js and Vuetify in Typescript, with a Google Firebase back end. We care deeply not just about the product and the customer experience but about strong software development practices, code quality, maintainability and performance.

Right now we’re looking for someone to take on individual well-defined front-end Typescript/Vue.js tasks on a contract basis and execute them fast and cleanly; potential for full-time employment for the right candidate is a possibility.

Requirements:

  • 2+ years of Vue.js experience; contribute to at least two significant Vue.js projects
  • 3 years of Javascript and/or Typescript, with at least one significant project in Typescript
  • Working knowledge of Vuetify; at least one project using it (even if a small one)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Passionate about quality in every aspect of the job

Pluses:

Experience with any of the following:

  • Three.js
  • D3/SVG
  • Google Firebase
  • Film/Video post-production
  • Scientific Visualization

Location: Boston/Cambridge/Somerville area is ideal, but remote work is OK.

Send resume to jobs@darkstarsystems.com. Please include links to your open-source code and/or samples of relevant code. Principals only, please.

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