Join our studio in Boston
We're looking for people to join us at Fathom. Sharp-eyed readers might note that the descriptions are a re-post
, but we continue to be on the lookout for the right people to help fill our studio here in Boston.
This section of the site should give you an idea of what we like to think about (especially if you dig back through older posts), and you can get a sense of some of our client work from the rest of the site. We like to keep a mix between client work and in-house projects that we do out of curiosity or for the hell of it—a bit more of a mix of research lab and commercial. We're a small shop so finding exactly the right people is especially important.
- Developer Looking for someone with a strong background in Java, and some C/C++ as well. On Monday this person would be sorting out more advanced aspects of a client project. On Tuesday they would hone the Processing Development Environment, mercilessly crushing bugs. On Wednesday they would refactor critical visualization tools used by brilliant scientists. On Thursday they could put out a fire in another client project without breaking a sweat, and on the fifth day, they would choose what we're having for Beer Friday. This messiah also might not mind being referred to in the third person.
- Junior Designer You've finished your undergrad design program and feel the need to make beautiful things. Your commute is spent fixing the typography in dreadful subway ads (only in your head, please). You are capable of pixel-level detail work to get mobile apps or a web site just right. And if we're lucky, you're so good with color that you've been mistaken for an impressionist painter.
- Senior Designer So all that stuff above that the Junior Designer candidate thinks they can do? You can actually do it. And more important, you have the patience and humility to teach it to others around you. You're also an asset on group projects, best friends with developers, and adored by clients.
At the moment, we're only looking for people located in (or willing to relocate to) the Boston area.
Please send résumé or CV, links to relevant work, and cover letter to inquire (at) fathom (dot) info. Please do not write us individually, as that may void your contest entry.
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