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MacUpdate is the #1 Mac-only software directory on the Web, as well as the leading destination for daily Mac software deals and bundles at MacUpdate Promo. We're looking for some energetic Mac fanatics to join our dynamic group and take the site to the next level.

As the Mac's market share continues to grow, MacUpdate is leading the way in software promotion and distribution for the Mac. Founded in 1996, MacUpdate was recently named one of the fastest growing companies in the USA three years in a row (Inc. 500: 2008, 2009, and 2010).

MacUpdate is an enterprise where employees enjoy some flexibility of working from home, allowing you to integrate your life's values better with your work. If you're a motivated, self-disciplined, and detail-oriented person, you'll be joining a group of like-minded people working on ground-breaking projects with lasting effects, good rewards, and a fun environment.

For more information about MacUpdate, visit our about page.


2 Available Positions - Updated October 20, 2011


Graphic Designer - MacUpdate is seeking a full-time graphic designer to join our dynamic team. You will be involved in continuing to A/B test and improve the MacUpdate.com, MUPromo.com, email newsletters and blasts, bundles and storefront GUI, ad banners, and the generate aesthetic of the MacUpdate brands. The ideal candidate will have:

  • a passion for the Mac
  • 4+ years experience designing Web graphics and GUI interfaces (or equivalent experience)
  • expert knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • familiarity understanding how designs are broken up into CSS for the Web (CSS coding experience is a bonus)
  • significant experience with A/B testing
  • ability to "reverse engineer" specific design styles Examples of work we think is good: Wolfgang Bartelme, Apple (keep up on their style changes), 37Signals (for GUI and A/B testing).

Location: Traverse City, MI

Work during semi-normal U.S. business hours, 45-55 hours per week. Health insurance is included in the form of extra compensation of base pay to cover individual health plans, based on your geography. Compensation is negotiable. Position is available ASAP.

When applying for this position, please write a custom cover letter to our founder, Joel, introducing yourself, as well as samples of your work and desired salary range. Feel free to include a link to your LinkedIn page. (jobs@macupdate.com)


PHP Web developer (advanced) - MacUpdate is seeking a full-time web developer programmer enthusiastic about the Mac. You will work on some big projects central to the direction of MacUpdate, including AJAX-heavy web-based interfaces on the popular MacUpdate.com website as well as the growing ecommerce MacUpdate Promo community. MacUpdate is about to go places that no other Mac website has gone—it's the most exciting time to be a part of the development process!

  • 3-5+ years experience developing Web-based applications
  • expert knowledge of MySQL and/or other RDBMS
  • expert knowledge working with PHP, DOM, CSS, JavaScript and AJAX technologies or other frameworks
  • experience with source control (CVS, SVN, etc...)
  • experience with substantial multi-person projects is a plus
  • functional grasp of Perl, Ruby, Python, etc...
  • Unix system administration skills (especially RHEL) is a plus
  • experience building e-commerce store front and managing beginning-to-end processes of software sales and affiliate programs is a strong bonus

Location: Traverse City, MI

Work during normal U.S. business hours, 45-55 hours per week. Health insurance is included in the form of extra compensation of base pay to cover individual health plans, based on your geography. Compensation is negotiable. Position is available ASAP.

When applying for this position, please write a custom cover letter to our founder, Joel, introducing yourself, as well as samples of your work and desired salary range. Feel free to include a link to your LinkedIn page. (jobs@macupdate.com)







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