Careers @ InstaScribe

Web and Graphic Designer and Developer

We are looking for a versatile designer to join our team and help us in creating and maintaining a great interface with the users.


Primary responsibilities include

  • Design all our marketing communication including newsletters and landing pages.
  • Design marketing merchandise like mugs, t-shirts, even invites, fridge magnets, coasters etc.
  • Update and maintain our websites (InstaScribe, and others)

You may also get opportunities to work on

  • Book interiors and covers
  • UI and UX of InstaScribe and
  • eBook design

Skills Expected

  • Excellent web-design and development skills. You need to eat and breathe HTML5, CSS, Javascript libraries, Bootstrap, font-awesome et. al.
  • Good graphic design skills
  • Any python/django experience will be an added advantage

Our Strengths

  • We have a history of shipping code that solves real problems and is used by paying customers. See
  • We have a good understanding of the publishing domain.
  • We are bootstrapped.

What can you expect

  • A comfortable working environment and reasonable people principle. Our leave policy is "let me know in advance".
  • We would pay you the best we can afford as per your abilities.

How to contact us?

If the above sounds like a place you like, we would love to hear from you. Do write to us at with any/all of the following (in the order of preference):

  • Your portfolio
  • Your resume
  • Any live websites/products you have designed that we can check


We offer summer and semester-long paid internships in software development.

The Technical Stuff

We hack in Python – Django/Flask, celery, Fabric. Vagrant for testing/staging environments. On the frontend, we have Backbone/Marionette.js and Twitter Bootstrap. We do not practice TDD but believe in testing and want to do more of it. We have a ~2.5 click deployment. ;-)

What can you expect

  • A well-scoped out project which you can finish and deploy in production during the internship
  • Regular code-reviews and feedback to help you write production-quality code
  • A fun and comfortable working environment
  • Stipend!

What we need from you

  • Competence in and passion for coding
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn python/django and frontend technologies
  • Willingness to work on full stack

How to contact us?

If you like what you read above, we would love to hear from you. Do write to us at with any/all of the following (in the order of preference):

  • Any public links to your involvement in programming/code/Geek culture. Examples:
    • Github, Bitbucket, Google Code profiles
    • Links to open source software you have contributed to
    • Mailing lists
    • HackerEarth, CodeChef, spoj
    • Hacker News profile, Stackoverflow contributions
    • Talks given in HasGeek events, Pycons, BarCamps etc
  • Any code samples you can (legally) share but not publicly
  • Link to your updated LinkedIn account
  • Your resume in PDF