Front-end Web Developer

Location: Downtown Toronto

Start Date: ASAP

Details: Full-Time; Experience Required

Want to Change the World?

Rumie is an award-winning Toronto-based startup that is revolutionizing global education by using low-cost, innovative technology to bring free digital education to some of the least developed parts of the world – from remote Indian villages to Syrian refugee camps.

Job Description

We are looking for a Web Developer to build and maintain the LearnCloud educational portal and Rumie’s other web properties.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Hands-on development of web and mobile applications.
  • Working with a team that includes other developers, product managers and graphic designers.
  • Adhering to style guide and coding standards throughout the websites.
  • Maintaining well-documented, reusable, and transferable code.


  • Computer Science education
  • PHP experience
  • Symfony or Laravel experience
  • Javascript programming experience
  • Modern HTML/CSS experience
  • An ability to thrive in a fast-moving environment, where change is the only constant and we pride ourselves on aggressively trying new things
  • A passion for Rumie’s mission

  • Linux experience
  • DevOps experience
  • Previous experience in a lean startup environment

Why join our team?

  • You will contribute to making education free and accessible to anyone around the world.
  • We were named the “World’s Best Social Startup” by Global Entrepreneurship Week.
  • Harvard Business School found our model impressive enough to visit us in Toronto and then spend six months writing a 30-page case study on our work – which they now teach to their MBA students.
  • Funders and Supporters include Y Combinator/Imagine K12 in Silicon Valley, WISE (World Innovation Summit for Education), and some of the most prominent CEOs in North America.
  • We are located at the Ryerson DMZ, named as one of the world’s leading startup incubators.
  • The DMZ has free breakfast, coffee, fruit, and snacks – not to mention Wednesday Pancake Breakfasts and Scotch Fridays.
  • We’re an effective, creative, and resourceful team that works hard and plays hard.
  • Our employees get health benefits, flexible hours, and vacation.
  • We’re growing extremely fast (from 0 to 20 countries in a few years) and show no signs of stopping.

How to Apply

1. Please send your resume and a cover letter to

2. Send us references of your previous work, if possible: GitHub, portfolio, link to apps, etc.

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