Full Stack Web Developer

Cityblooms – Santa Cruz, CA

Are you passionate about website and app development? Do you geek out about data, dashboards and graphs? Would you like to be part of a close-knit team environment in cutting edge-industries such as Internet of Things (IoT) and urban farming? If so, we are looking for a key player to continuously improve Cityblooms’ analytics dashboard and take ownership of new feature development!

Located on the beautiful California coast in Santa Cruz at the intersection of the world’s tech and agricultural capitals, Cityblooms makes farming ‘smart.’ By applying modern Internet-of-Things technology to time-tested hydroponics farming, Cityblooms offers a complete urban farming solution to efficiently grow hyper-local food that is fresher, more nutritious and more sustainable than traditional farming methods. Our motto is, “measuring farm to fork in yards, rather than miles.”

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining the web IP for a rooftop hydroponic farming startup in Node.js, Angular, JavaScript, PHP and MySQL as well as UI and UX, including building live data charting, text message alerts, crop scheduling, maintenance systems, and product inquiry surveys.
  • Redesigning and building REST API mobile applications front-end UI in Angular, bootstrap, Javascript, jQuery and AJAX.
  • Product and design stakeholders will look to you to provide technical guidance on upcoming features as well as improvements to our existing dashboard.

Your professional experience includes:

  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Server-side web programming (PHP/Wordpress)
  • Databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
  • Client-side web design and development (Angular, Javascript, JSON, jQuery)
  • Website design (Bootstrap, CSS)
  • iPad web-app design
  • Unit testing
  • Designing tablet and smartphone interfaces
  • Building web apps


  • Open stack, Azure, or AWS
  • Mobile apps
  • Data visualization and graphing frameworks such as D3 and NVD3

And these things are also important to us:

  • Extremely self-motivated, self-directed, and self-organizing – we do not micromanage!
  • Passion for your work
  • Pragmatic view and willingness to adapt to new technologies
  • Experience with iOS/Android
  • Ability to “go beyond design” to find the best UX

Who We Are:

We are product-driven, curious, and creative. We aggressively reinvest in development to keep Cityblooms moving and evolving from expanding usability and power to platform reach. In 2014, Cityblooms began operating its multi-cluster hydroponic farm at the Plantronics Inc. headquarters supplying biweekly deliveries of produce to the Bon Appétit-operated cafeteria. In 2015, the Plantronics installation was awarded the Acterra Business Environmental award in the environmental project category. The company has now expanded operations to its second corporate campus at a major Silicon Valley tech company and is looking to expand into new projects in the Bay Area. Every person at Cityblooms has an inherent passion and driven spirit and it isn’t enough to be able to do the job; we are looking for people that color outside the lines and dream big!


Interested parties, please send a resume to