Galleray: Back End Developer

Posted by | July 6, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: New York, NY


New York, New York, United States
Do you have a passion for problem
solving? Are you interested in developing new ways to connect people with art?
Would you like to become an integral member of a high-growth art startup, both
creating opportunities for artists and introducing art to the general public?
Galleray is an innovative and
fresh-thinking art startup based in New York City, the fine art capital of the
world. Our mission is to connect people with and through art by the continued and
rapid improvement of an online social gallery designed for modern audiences to
discover and directly connect with art and artists.
At Galleray, we invite select
artists from around the world to join our community and to exhibit their
work.  Our goal is to add
high-level artists and their work to the site everyday in order to become the
leading online destination for people to discover and experience contemporary
art.  We are thus recruiting a
highly talented Back End Developer to join our team.
Responsibilities and Opportunities:
As a Galleray Back End Developer,
will be working with Django/Postgresql on Softlayer architecture.
Your responsibilities will
include building new features, working on creative algorithms and coming up
with innovative ways for people to connect with art across a variety of
platforms and browsers.
You will be part of a team at
the forefront of the online art space, pioneering a new approach to how people
discover and experience art. At Galleray, our goal is to connect the art
industry and the general public to art, providing users with both an artist
network and a comprehensive art experience.

Galleray’s Back-End Developers must
be reliable, attentive to detail and willing to learn and grow with the
company. Extensive experience with Python, as well as familiarity working with
and optimizing SQL-based databases on Linux OSes is required.
An interest in contemporary art
and photography is essential. A degree in Computer Science is strongly preferred, but not required. 
Relevant project experience, connections to the visual art industry and
an eye for visual aesthetics are strongly preferred.
The position is full-time.

Competitive salary and benefits package
to be discussed.

To apply: If you are interested in becoming a Back End Developer for Galleray, please email your resume and detailed portfolio to with subject line “Back End Developer.”


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