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Ruby Software Engineer

About Us

Collab, Inc ( is a Downtown LA based video creator development company and the leading independent network for multi-platform talent. Collab was started by veteran video creators to help make the lives of independent creators easier and to provide everything they need to succeed creatively and financially.  We specialize in working with mobile video creators and helping them build their audience and earnings across multiple platforms (YouTube,, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, etc). Our network includes over 1,000 of the top social media creators with over 700 Million Followers.  We are also a digital studio that produces original shows for digital platforms.

We are YouTube’s recommended partner for content protection in North America, and partner with other media companies and libraries in that capacity.  Web development and related technology enables much of what we do, and we are entering into new partnerships that raise the bar for our UI/UX/Product needs.  We plan to grow the department and build lots of great products for our partners and coworkers in 2018.

About You

We are looking for a Full Stack Software Engineer to help build and maintain our suite of Ruby On Rails applications for content creators. Our apps include an earnings dashboard for our partners, tools for collecting, organizing, and distributing content, and others.  Some problems we solve include parsing large data sets, working with social platform and other APIs, collecting, organizing, and tagging media files, and generating company-wide metrics.

If you are skilled at coding, passionate about the web and interested in helping other creative people while working in a really fun, relaxed, small start-up environment, don't hesitate to apply.


  • Prototype and build new applications
  • Design and implement new solutions to improve the speed, reliability, and extensibility of products
  • Bring your skills to teach and learn with the team (we do lots of pairing!)
  • Interface with various internal teams to help define requirements, interfaces, and implementation approaches
  • Provide troubleshooting support and fix bugs across platforms


  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL
  • Knowledge of deployment, performance, debugging, refactoring, design patterns and other programming practices
  • Experience in Ruby & Ruby on Rails
  • Great communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills

Bonus points

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, or related disciplines
  • You have a published Ruby gem on GitHub
  • You've given a talk at a tech conference

Perks and Benefits

  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks and drinks
  • Casual dress code
  • Dog friendly office
  • Lots of fun company activities and events
  • Commuter benefits and paid parking
  • Free lunch on Fridays




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