Position title
Senior Web Developer


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Gig overview

Are you a skilled Web Developer with experience coding innovating designs using HTML/JavaScript/CSS/PHP ? Do you have experience in the start-up space and seek a new opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a burgeoning tech company? Carpe Diem Social is a transmedia lifestyle, social networking enterprise operating in the dating and relationship space with a focus on creating meaningful user connections and experiences through technology. We have released our first product – CarpeDM – Seize the Dating! – Washington D.C.’s most exclusive member-only dating community created for singles seeking meaningful relationships with professional Black women. We’re elevating the online dating experience by providing personal matchmaking services to a vetted community of high quality singles using our patented video-first dating app.

Gig description

Why work with us?

  • We are a small company where your contributions will matter, and the fruits of your labor will be immediately evident.
  • You will be instrumental in helping to build the company’s technical team and establishing a collaborative work culture – we are seeking creative, skilled, and committed members with a passion for connecting people!
  • Get the experience and reward of helping scale our business, attract and maintain new customers, and implement innovative ideas to serve future market needs.
  • Establish another stream of income with flexible working hours.
  • Earn equity in a company with high-growth potential while earning a fair hourly wage.


  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/JavaScript/CSS/PHP practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services, databases, and third-party API integrations
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Create and maintain software documentation
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent
  • Attend Weekly team meetings and one-on-one status meetings with PM
  • Be a self-starter and solid team player.


  • More than two (2) years of experience in a web development/web programming
  • Experience planning and developing websites across multiple products and organizations
  • Working knowledge of web applications, programming languages, and web services, such as APIs, CSS, CSS3, cross-browser compatibility, HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, PHP, security principles, REST, SOAP, and web user interface design (UI)
  • Proficiency with content management systems, including WordPress and Drupal
  • Dedication to innovative, sophisticated designs and collaborative problem solving
  • Working experience in Windows and Linux environments
  • Experience with eCommerce
  • Proven success in a project coordination role
  • Experience implementing and using modern web development workflows and operations using a variety of tools including GitHub
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
  • Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
    Strong communication skills and ability to explain protocol and processes with team and management.


  • BS in computer science or a related field (web design, multimedia design)


  • Max $75 per/ hour
  • Max project budget : $24,000 ( 40/60-cash/equity split)
  • 2 month project with potential for full-time hire
Job Benefits

Health, dental, vision, life, disability, retirement, and more is available

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Employment Type
Full-time, 2 month project. Minimum 30 hours, but prefer full time. Potential for full time hire.
Human Services
Job Location
Arlington, VA, USA
Valid through
June 22, 2021
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