Join Our Team!

We’d love to have you join our growing team! At Oat Foundry, we are always looking to meet more people who build cool stuff, know a lot of cool stuff, or simply admire cool stuff. Check out some of our projects, learn more about us, and if it seems like a good fit, send us an email. This is a relaxed, small company atmosphere with strong growth and ample room for advancement for those driven and willing to take on more responsibility.

Oat Foundry’s Core Values

BUILD COOL STUFF

GIVE A DAMN

GROW PURPOSEFULLY

HAVE FUN

Current Openings:

Full Stack Developer

About Oat Foundry

Oat Foundry is an award-winning agency and design firm of engineers that design and build all kinds of cool stuff for brands and companies. Electromechanical stuff. Measurable and Interactive Stuff. Cool Stuff. Our engineering team creates products and installations in our design, prototyping, and manufacturing facility – all under one roof in Philadelphia’s Frankford Arsenal. This is a relaxed, small company atmosphere with strong growth and ample room for advancement for those driven and willing.

About the Opportunity

Since we were founded more than 8 years ago, we’ve become known for building cool stuff. That expertise led to us being asked to create cool products like our Split Flap and Picture Flap displays, among other cool analog technologies.

This position is based in Philadelphia at Oat Foundry’s HQ. The key responsibility of this role is to actively create and maintain web applications for Oat Foundry’s range of products, create data-heavy customer access portals and maintain the Oat Foundry website. This is a mix of longer-term projects, quick turnaround web applications, and developing tools to help the sales and marketing teams.

Much of this job puts the creative direction and general build decisions in your hands. Oat Foundry is not exclusively a web development company, but many of our products require a web-based application. The ability to be agile is important. Properly budgeting time is a critical responsibility of any developer or engineer, but especially so in a growing company. Some of the job will be upkeep and general maintenance of multiple sites, but the most critical parts will be the new builds.

Compensation and Employment Status

This position is full-time, at-will and comes with a salary and benefits including Health Care, 401(k), Training & Education Credits, Parental Leave, Profit Sharing, Unlimited PTO and more.

Responsibilities include:

    • Write, modify, and debug software for the Split Flap and Picture Flap webapps.
    • Lead all stages of software development, including product development plans, testing, and delivery
    • Analyze requirements and transform them into technical designs.
    • Write code to generate web pages access databases
    • Create User Interface layouts, designs, prototypes, mockups, and wireframes for applications, products, and/or services.
    • Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services
    • Document code, including commenting and reporting on features.
    • Work across teams to identify and solve problems.

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications: 

    • 3+ years experience
    • Python (we live and breathe it)
    • Solid project-level experience with at least one open source CMS platform such as WordPress, Magento, Joomla, Drupal, etc.
    • Experience with web-based programming languages (e.g. PHP, JavaScript)
    • Mobile app development and/or React Native experience
    • NodeJS
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Google Cloud
    • Proficiency in a LAMP environment
    • Open source CMS (e.g., WordPress, Joomla!, Drupal, Magento, etc.)
    • OOP and procedural programming methodologies
    • Standard Compliant HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
    • CSS Frameworks (e.g. Bootstrap, Foundation, Intuit)
    • JS Frameworks (e.g. jQuery, React, Vue, Backbone)
    • Git Version control (GitHub)
    • Package management and Task Runners (e.g. NPM, Yarn, Gulp, Grunt)
    • Browser testing abilities using built in developer tools
    • E-commerce/online payment experience
    • Previous development firm/agency environment

Example role objectives include: 

    • Passion for web development
    • Likes to get things done
    • Commitment to delivering high-quality and defect-free projects to clients
    • Comfortable with both object-oriented and procedural programming methodologies
    • Ability to work well in a high concurrency environment (many projects)
    • Capable of individual “deep work”
    • Ability to collaborate with a team to complete projects rapidly
    • Strong time management skills, can meet deadlines consistently
    • Take direction well, but also able to make decisions and take initiative
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to work independently
    • Professional, dependable, solid work ethic, detail-oriented, dedication to quality, self-motivated
    • Enjoys solving problems
    • Desire to stay up to date with modern techniques and evolving technologies
    • A person-first group – our mission is to create a system for manifesting ideas and project our skill, creativity, and energy.
    • A radically canderous [sic] group. We have a non-negotiable no jerks policy. Being nice is free.
    • A masterclass in healthy entrepreneurialism. You’ll be working with entrepreneurs who have a track record of
      building and shipping physical products all over the world. We know it’s possible to build an impactful business and make real-customer impact at the same time, without burning yourself out.

Current Openings:

Account Manager

About Oat Foundry

Oat Foundry is an award-winning agency and design firm of engineers that design and build all kinds of cool stuff for brands and companies. Electromechanical stuff. Measurable and Interactive Stuff. Cool Stuff. Our engineering team creates products and installations in our design, prototyping, and manufacturing facility – all under one roof in Philadelphia’s Frankford Arsenal. This is a relaxed, small company atmosphere with strong growth and ample room for advancement for those driven and willing.

About the Opportunity

Since we were founded more than 8 years ago, we’ve become known for building cool stuff. That expertise led to us being asked to create cool products like our Split Flap and Picture Flap displays, among other cool analog technologies.

This position is based in Philadelphia at Oat Foundry’s HQ. The key responsibility of this role is to manage new and existing customer accounts for Split Flap, Picture Flap, and future Oat Foundry analog technology product lines. An account manager is a key part of the customer journey and production fulfillment process for our product lines. This role will report to the President and will routinely interface with the Assembly Supervisor to ensure timely and accurate delivery of high-quality analog technology products.

Compensation and Employment Status

This position is full-time, at-will and comes with a salary and benefits including Health Care, 401(k), Training & Education Credits, Parental Leave, Profit Sharing, Unlimited PTO and more.

Responsibilities include:

    • Acting as the main point of contact for customers after a purchase order has been signed.
    • Generating and procuring custom artwork for analog technology products including, but not limited to pantone color palette, custom font artboards, and picture flap image artboards.
    • Identifying and obtaining approvals for customer-driven customizations and changes to existing purchase orders.
    • Scheduling, tracking and communicating anticipated and actual completion dates for fulfillment of purchase orders.
    • Scheduling, tracking, and allocating resources for installations of analog technology products.
    • Arranging national and international shipping and associated documentation for product delivery.
    • Respond to and proactively resolving technical issues and/or customer service calls associated with analog technology products.
    • Issuing and tracking customer invoices, including following up on past-due invoices.

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications: 

    • Experience with customer service
    • Project management experience
    • Utilizing software platforms to manage project timelines and deliverables
    • Highly organized
    • Experience with Adobe Illustrator
    • Experience with Avaza
    • Experience with Microsoft Office
    • Procurement experience
    • Communication skills
    • High standards for quality and exceptional attention to detail
    • Experience working with a team to solve problems

Current Openings:

Assembly Technician

About Oat Foundry

Oat Foundry is an award-winning agency and design firm that builds all kinds of cool stuff for brands and companies. Electromechanical stuff. Measurable stuff. Interactivestuff. Cool stuff. Our engineering team creates products and installations in our design, prototyping, and manufacturing facility –all under one roof in Philadelphia’s Frankford Arsenal. This is a relaxed, small company atmosphere with strong and ample room for advancement for those driven and willing to take on more responsibility.

Job Description

This position is responsible for the assembly of Oat Foundry products, including but not limited to Split Flap and Picture Flap product lines. An assembly technician is part of an assembly team and will be required to work with others to meet production demands. The assembly team builds and prepares our products for our customers, ensuring utmost quality and timeliness. The position is a full-time salaried position paid semi-monthly, expected 40 hours per work week, Monday thru Friday.

Details

This position is full-time, at-will and comes with a salary and benefits including unlimited PTO, Health Care, 401(k), Training & Education Credits, Parental Leave, Profit Sharing, and more.

Reports to Assembly Supervisor/President at HQ – Philadelphia, PA

Responsibilities include:

    • Follow SOPs and WKIs regarding facility cleanliness & hygiene and assembly operation efficacy
    • Ensure quality of all sub-assembly and final products
    • Identify issues and alert supervisor or engineering staff
    • Assembly of Oat Foundry product lines at various stages
      • Assembly and testing of stepper motors and printed circuit boards with use of hand tools while maintaining standards of electrostatic discharge prevention
      • Assembly of sheet metal panels with use of hand tools (rivet gun)
    • Maintain cleanliness of assembly area and general facility
    • Focus on activities that contribute to continuous improvement

A successful candidate will have the following qualifications: 

    • Experience with industry health and safety standards & hygiene best practices
    • Experience following direction
    • Experience working with a team to solve problems
    • High standards for quality and exceptional attention to detail
    • Hands-on assembly or fabrication experience
    • Highly organized with a focus on cleanliness
    • Use of tools (electric drill, pneumatic rivet gun, hand tools)

Please send resume & cover letter to [email protected] 

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