Senior Django + Django REST API Developer

Job description

About the Role:

Cladwell is looking for a senior developer to own and iterate on the API powering our app. Download it now - there's a free trial - then come back. The API powers everything in your hand, from the clothes database to designing and building outfits for you each day. The senior developer will also work to maintain and manage the production servers for the API to ensure reliability for our users. 

This role is a part-time consistent 10 - 20 hours a week for many months, with availability to increase hours in the first month or so.

We're excited about you because:

  • You love how technology can change people's lives for the better
  • You like working with and scaling relational databases
  • You care about how the clothing industry affects the lives of people, and want to be apart of a better future.
  • You have strong skills and experiences with libraries like Django, Django REST Framework, Celery or equivalents in your language of choice
  • You understand and like working with Heroku
  • You are self-motivated and an optimist at heart

Why you'll love working at Cladwell...

  • We're a very small, lean team on which you can have a very large impact.
  • We're fully remote - you have the freedom to work from wherever you please.
  • You'll make a meaningful difference in both the shaping of a business and the way people interact with their clothes.

About Cladwell: Cladwell is the world’s largest personal styling app created to help you build a closet you love and make it easier to get dressed each morning. Cladwell is powered by algorithms that help you get dressed each day and how to clear out the clutter. We're excited to meet you and hope you'll join us on our mission! You can read more on


  • 5+ Years designing and building non-trivial web services and APIs
  • 5+ Years working with and scaling relational databases
  • Experience with libraries like Django, Django REST Framework, Celery or equivalents in your language of choice
  • Understanding of AWS, Heroku or similar cloud platforms
  • Experience with analytics and reporting platforms
  • Part time contract position
  • This is a remote position

Bonus Points

  • Experience building and deploying Python applications
  • Scaling large applications on PostgreSQL
  • Experience designing performant searching and scoring algorithms