For Job Seekers

Are you looking for a job in a fun software startup environment where you can be part of the core team? Do you enjoy working on the latest web technology and learning the inner-workings of the internet? Do you want to be involved in a cutting-edge Web 2.0 company? If so, Punchbowl is the place for you.

We are a highly productive and focused, yet easy-going group of software experts creating a web application for a fun and lucrative market. We're a fast growing company, and have job openings in all functional areas, including software engineering, user interface design, and business development.

Tell us how you think your experience and skills can help us grow. We're looking for a range of experience levels in each area, from recent college grads to experienced veterans. If you are interested and are motivated to join a startup, we'd love to hear from you.

Punchbowl is located at 50 Speen Street, Suite 202, Framingham, MA 01701 Map it »

Please send us your resume: jobs@punchbowl.com

Current Openings

Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

Punchbowl.com is seeking to add a very experienced Rails developer to our team. The ideal candidate has extensive experience using Rails to build consumer-facing web applications. He or she also considers themselves a full stack developer and is able to take on projects that include both back-end and front-end development.

Why join us?

Punchbowl, Inc. is a small company (about 20 people) and it is successful and growing. You will be working in an energetic and very fun startup environment. You will learn from (and hopefully teach) other experienced Rails developers. You will also see how engineering fits together with the other pieces of an organization to create a successful business.

On the engineering team, we stay current with the latest trends in web development and Ruby communities. We also strive to use the right tool for the job. Our platform is made up of several web applications. Current technologies we use include: Rails 2.3, Rails 3, bundler, RVM, Git, Shoulda, Rack Middleware, MySQL, MongoDB, Sinatra, Rails Metal, CoffeeScript, Spree, and RabbitMQ. Not only will you play a key role in building the future of Punchbowl.com, but you will also play a role deciding how the engineering team evolves to meet the needs of Punchbowl.com as we grow.

To apply for this position:

  1. Create a user account at http://www.punchbowl.com and check it out.
  2. Send a one page resume, quick impressions of the site, and brief introductory email to jobs@punchbowl.com.

Senior Front-end Web Developer

Punchbowl.com is seeking to add a very experienced Front-end Web Developer to our development team. The ideal candidate has extensive front-end web experience and believes that user interface details really matter. He or she considers themselves an expert in HTML standards, and loves JavaScript. We're looking for someone with strong conviction and opinions who knows what it takes to make a beautiful, easy-to-use site for consumers.

Why join us?

Punchbowl is a small company (about 15 people) and is successful and growing. You will be working in an energetic and very fun startup environment. You will learn from (and hopefully teach) other experienced developers. You will also see how product development fits together with the other pieces of our organization to create a successful business.

We're looking for a person that wants to lead the charge for the front-end of web applications that are used by millions of consumers. Here's the ideal person:

  • You consider yourself an expert in HTML, Javascript, and CSS3
  • You have deep knowledge of Internet Browsers (if you don't hate IE6, don't apply)
  • You care about creating structured and maintainable code
  • You have some experience with ActionScript/Flash
  • You are eager to learn iOS tools and technology

To apply for this position:

  1. Create a user account at http://www.punchbowl.com and check it out.
  2. Send a one page resume, quick impressions of the site, and brief introductory email to jobs@punchbowl.com.

Marketing & Public Relations Intern

Punchbowl is looking for an enthusiastic Marketing & PR Intern to join our fun, software startup environment.

Who you are:

  • You are intelligent and well organized
  • You have excellent writing skills
  • You are energetic and creative
  • You have an excellent memory and attention to detail
  • You are web savvy, particularly with social networking sites
  • You have marketing experience from previous internships and/or coursework

Responsibilities:

  • Represent and promote Punchbowl on social networking sites such as Facebook and Pinterest
  • Expand Punchbowl's presence in the blogosphere
  • Implement a relationship management tool for keeping track of bloggers
  • Assist with press announcements and other marketing activities
  • Various writing tasks as needed
  • Assist with office and administrative tasks

To apply for this internship:

  1. Create a user account at http://www.punchbowl.com and check it out.
  2. Send a one page resume, impressions of the site, and brief introductory email to marketing@punchbowl.com.