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Ruby on rails developer for PvP word game

This project received 11 bids from talented freelancers with an average bid price of $19 USD / hour.

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Project Description

1. Project

We are building a fun and exciting word game. The word game is a turn based, player vs player (PvP) mobile game. The game mechanics are similar to Words With Friends, Scramble With Friends, Letterpress, and Scrabble.

The game requires both a server application and mobile application. The mobile application will be developed for both Android and iOS devices. The project will require gameplay development, user accounts, Facebook integration, coin system, powerups, in-app notifications, tutorial system, and integrating with 3rd party advertising system. We require a ruby developer to develop the backend for the mobile app. There may also be opportunity to work on the mobile app.

2. Requirements

A. Mandatory
+ You can write awesome code in at least 2 languages, one of which is Ruby.
+ Competent Git user
+ Good English skills, written and spoken. We will be using Google Hangout to communicate regularly for 2 way communication.
+ Developed or significantly contributed to the development of at least 2 live applications using Ruby on Rails.

B. Highly regarded
+ Integration experience with API’s and 3rd party services like Facebook, Paypal, AWS
+ You use “Git flow” or topic branches regularly
+ Knowledge of user experience and user interfaces.
+ “CI” means something to you.
+ You’ve deployed RoR applications to Heroku
+ You have work history on Odesk/Elance with at least 2 completed projects.
+ Experienced in freelancing and working remotely.

C. Bonus experience
+ You have experience with SPA javascript frameworks
+ Worked with a multi-disciplinary team
+ You have past clients we can contact to obtain a reference
+ You’ve deployed a mobile application to Google Play and/or iTunes stores.

D. Miscellaneous
+ We prefer individual contractors. No agencies.
+ Project length from 1 month - 3 months. Full time.
+ Available in the next 3 weeks

3. About Us

+ Native Tongue makes innovative, high quality web and mobile applications for ourselves and our clients.

+ Our team is based in Australia and has been working together for 2 years.

+ We have immediate needs for developers for 1-3 months, and anticipate a much longer relationship for the right people.

4. Process

Please send us your CV and portfolio (including links to published apps).

In the first line of your response, please include one sentence that describes what you think is the most important principle of good software design. Only applications with this response will be considered. Thank you to those that take the time to fulfil this requirement.

Once shortlisted, we will arrange a time for an interview. You should expect up to 2 sessions, one of which will test your technical skills & knowledge.

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