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Web Developer

Date posted: March 10, 2021

About MakeShift

MakeShift is an online employee scheduling app, using a 'people-first approach'. It is a complete web and mobile solution that is intuitively designed to build schedules, track time and attendance and enable communication between staff and their management.


We are looking for a skilled and passionate web developer to join the MakeShift team!

This is an intermediate to senior role and we’re hoping to see at least a few years of real working experience.

The successful applicant will be expected to work a 40-hour week (typically 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, or similar).


  • Develop features for and maintain web apps for the MakeShift platform

  • Think creatively with the rest of the team to solve problems and make the product better

  • Adding features and enhancements, ensuring a responsive multi-platform user experience

  • Utilizing TDD and automated testing to maintain software quality

  • Use GitHub, Confluence and JIRA to document and track progress

  • Fix reported bugs


  • Experience building performant, scalable web apps using Ruby on Rails

  • Experience with Vue.js, React, or other modern JavaScript frameworks

  • Exposure to TailwindCSS or other utility-first CSS frameworks

  • Exposure to Heroku or other similar cloud application platforms

  • Familiarity with PostgreSQL or other database technologies

Bonus Points

  • You’re active on GitHub or StackOverflow or otherwise have something out there that we can look at

  • You've worked on a SaaS product with many active users who expect a high level of reliability

Perks of MakeShift

  • Relaxed environment with a good team that enjoys what they do.

  • Everyone is responsible for coming up with great ideas and everyone’s input is heard.

  • Full benefits package.

Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to with the subject Web Developer. Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.