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Makerist is a fast-growing start-up in the booming DIY sector and became a 100% subsidiary of fabfab GmbH in 2020. We are on a misson to sustainably change the world of DIY with our amazing team. This is your chance to become a part of it!

More than a million customers are learning sewing, knitting and other DIY techniques using our professional video courses, discovering their next project in over 42,000 eBooks and new trends on, and  

In collaboration with, we offer high-quality fabrics, threads, sewing machines and creative accessories through our online shops, while thousands of handicraft enthusiasts meet through our various social communities.   

→ What you will be doing ←

Ruby on Rails is our main ingredient, sprinkled with elasticsearch, React JS, and whatever else peaks our interest. We're a small but expanding team with an agile approach, organizing our bi-weekly sprints using scrum. Come work with us, and you’ll not only expand your coding skills, but also can learn how to knit a sweater or sew your new laptop case.

  • Based on your expertise you design, build and maintain efficient, reusable, up-to-date and reliable Ruby codes.
  • By maintaining code quality, organization and automization, you keep the side clean and running smoothly.
  • You identify bottlenecks and bugs and devise solutions to these problems.
  • You are an important part of launching the site in international markets.
  • To discuss and solve current challenges you are a part of the product and work closely with marketing and PR.

→ What you're already bringing ←

  • A MINT (Mathematics, Informatics, Natural Science, Technology) master, diploma or similar degree is not a must, but highly recommended.
  • You have at least two years of experience working on a large, customer-facing product and excellent understanding of the syntax of Ruby and its nuances.
  • Object oriented programming and integrating multiple data sources and databases into one system is daily business for you.
  • You understand fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.
  • RSpec is your bread and butter, you are proficient in understanding code versioning tools (ex: Git) and have hands-on experience in working with Redis, Postgres, Elasticsearch, AWS, Chef.
  • You are familiar with development aiding tools (ex: Bower, Bundler, Rake), continuous integration (ex: Codeship, Travis) and ideally have experience developing a mobile app.
  • You fit in with us if you have a hands-on attitude, excellent communication skills and are a teamplayer with all your heart.

→ You are important ←

  • We have a steep and challenging learning curve waiting for you while working with state of the art technology.
  • You will have an interesting variety of tasks across the whole company.
  • We have flexible working hours, an amazing working atmosphere where your input and feedback is welcome and valued.
  • You will work in a dynamic, international team with strong team spirit and flat hierarchies.
  • A nice and modern office next to Treptower Park is waiting for you.
  • We celebrate our achievements in frequent company- and social events.

→ Do you want to become a part of Makerist and fabfab? ←

You can easily apply via our online form. Your contact person is Denise.

For more information about Makerist and fabfab have a look at, and If you have any questions about the position or your application, please send a WhatsApp message to +49 (0151 - 1524 1958. 

We are looking forward to your application!