favorite this post Front-end platform developer JS app, D3.js, UI, UX (SW Portland) hide this posting unhide

compensation: ≈ $100/h The more cash the less equity and vice versa.

A front-end developer to develop a platform for financial analytics.


I have a start up with a good product and a great business plan. We took it out to the VC and private equity firms and the feedback was that it's a great idea but that they need a technical team in place and a Beta or restricted working version of what we are proposing to fully fund it.
Let me say that again. We need a technical team, or at least the lead in place. THAT MEANS NO CONTRACT WORK FROM SHOPS WHETHER HERE OR ABROAD. I'm looking for an individual who is proximal to the Portland metro area.
To get a demo front end working will should take between 200 and 300 hours of programming time if you're good. The website and MVP plans are substantially complete but it needs to be coded. The qualifications are:

A front-end developer to develop a platform for financial analytics. Candidate must be familiar with current build processes, and skilled in at least one modern JS app framework. Familiarity with infographics libraries (eg. D3.js) a major plus. UI and/or UX design skills are also a plus. Please submit a portfolio of your development/design work.

Please recall that this is a start up. I'm best at the business end and the sales. Once it's launched I would be almost exclusively selling. The ideal candidate would be a Working Partner. "Working Partner" means someone to code the Beta front end, help through the funding process and then become the CTO or CIO with at least four programmers underneath you and be responsible for the operation of the completed website. The operation of the completed website is non-trivial. It's financial analytics. Real time updates, daily recalculations of all the base tables, coordination of the data feeds, etc. It's much more complicated than a retail store or a basic products website. It's more like Google Earth where the stock markets are the planet and all the views from above have to be current all the time.

The ideal candidate would be in a position to donate the Beta development time for a thick equity percentage. That's a full "Working Partner." The common candidate would take hourly pay equivalent to a $160K a year salary with minimal equity participation through the standard employee option this and restricted stock units that. That's an employee. If you're in a position to do it and it works anything close to as anticipated, the working partner option pays at least an order of magnitude higher than the employee gig.
  • do NOT contact me with unsolicited services or offers

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