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Scribd is a digital media company based in San Francisco. We are rapidly changing the publishing industry and we’re looking for talented people to help us.

Scribd’s book subscription service gives readers unlimited access to over 500,000 books from over 900 publishers for a low monthly fee. Our document hosting service also allows users to publish and discover written works of all kinds -- from Ph.D. theses to short stories to teaching exercises. Scribd is already profitable and one of the largest sites on the web, with a global user base of over 80 million.

But our journey is only 1% finished. We are still a very small team and we’re looking for excellent product and engineering minds to take us to the next level.

We believe in hiring the most passionate and talented people we can find. We care a lot more about what you can do than what programming languages you know, and we're looking for people with interests in web, mobile, digital media, and infrastructure challenges.

Open Positions

Software Engineer

We're looking for great hackers of all stripes

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The Job
Scribd has built the #2 largest Rails site on the web (by traffic), and we'd love for you to help us take it to the next level.

We have a flat engineering structure without strictly defined roles. There are ongoing projects in areas from web UI's to new mobile apps to hard machine learning problems. We use a variety of technologies, including ruby/rails, Javascript, iOS, Java, and C. Whether you're an expert with these now or looking to learn, if you can build software well we'd like to meet you.

Who you are
We are looking for people with strong general engineering backgrounds and a lot of passion for developing software. Experience building web or mobile applications (in any language) is a plus. A good product sense, an understanding of the web 2.0 ecosystem, and strong personal initiative are essential.

Whether you gravitate towards front-end or back-end development (or both), we have exciting projects in all areas of web and mobile development.

You should have

  • 1+ years equivalent work experience as a software engineer (internships included)
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of scalability, systems engineering, and algorithms
  • Comfortable with SQL and databases
  • Strong product sense
  • Knowledge of the web, mobile, and startup ecosystems

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Even better

  • Knowledge of some of the following: Javascript, HTML, CSS, Ruby, Rails, Objective C, Android
  • Experience with web development, mobile development, machine learning, or computer graphics
  • Strong mathematical, algorithmic and analytical skills
  • Experience with NoSQL technologies, Hadoop, data warehousing, and other big-data topics
  • Understanding of the business side of startups, like the online ad market, search engines and SEM, e-commerce optimization, and user analytics.

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Software Engineer - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Resumes for engineering roles are reviewed directly by a senior member of our engineering team within 24 hours. If you're not sure which engineering role to apply for, just make your best guess. We'd love to hear from you!


Android Developer

Take reading apps on Android to the next level

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Have a passion for mobile development on Android and want to join a small team where you can play a pivotal role in an app used by millions? You may have just found a perfect opportunity.

Scribd is one of the largest applications on the web, and now we are making an aggressive push into mobile. Our Android app is already one of the top eBook apps in Google Play, but it's only the first step in a much larger vision we are working to achieve.

Scribd's vision is to be the world's digital library, and we want to make our library the most comprehensive, accessible, and fun to use store of knowledge for every device. To do that, we need to make an amazing reading experience for all kinds of written content, get offline & syncing exactly right, and build a content discovery experience that always find you something you actually want to read.

You can check out what we've built so far at the link below. We have millions of users already but only a tiny team supporting Android apps for every device. We're going to need more help to get to our vision.

Scribd Android app on Google Play

You should have

  • Strong experience with Android development
  • Successful released or worked on apps in the Android Market (please include names)
  • Good understanding of Java and best programming practices for Java environments
  • Prior work experience as a software engineer, internships OK
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of scalability, systems engineering, and algorithms
  • Great product sense and design sense

Even better

  • Experience building apps in the general reading space, such as eBooks, news, and PDF apps
  • Experience with web development, ability to work on back-end development as well
  • Experience working on large-scale or popular Android apps
  • Experience with iOS development

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Android Developer - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Resumes for engineering roles are reviewed directly by a senior member of our engineering team within 24 hours. If you're not sure which engineering role to apply for, just make your best guess. We'd love to hear from you!


Product Manager

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About Scribd:

Scribd is a technology company in San Francisco building the world's online library. Scribd has raised $26M, is profitable, and is one of the largest sites on the web, but it is still run by a comparatively small team and still in the very early stages of achieving our vision for what the library of the future could be. We recently launched a subscription service that is widely being called the first "Netflix for books" and we're very excited about it.

We are working on a broad set of hard technical problems from crafting a beautiful mobile reading experience to creating smart recommendation algorithms, and always looking for folks of many backgrounds to help us.

Find out more about what we do:

About the role:

Scribd has a very small product group trusted with shaping the future of our products. As a consumer product and engineering company, our product is the driver of everything in the company, so being a product manager here means you will have a great deal of responsibility for the most critical decisions we make.

As a Scribd Product Manager, you'll work closely with the design and engineering teams on a daily basis iterating on and refining on our core product. We see the Product Manager job as a multi-faceted generalist role. On any given day, you might be writing specs for a new feature, conducting user feedback tests, analyzing competitors, or working hands-on with the design team on a tricky UI problem.

Our lofty company wide goal is to craft the world’s greatest reading experience and revolutionize reading for the 21st century. As a product manager at Scribd you’ll be in the driver’s seat making that happen.

Who you are: You have a deeply ingrained passion for building amazing, beautiful products that users love. You combine this with an instinct for superior user experience, technical aptitude to work with creative fast-moving design and engineering teams, and the business sense to define product goals and strategies.

You either have some formal PM experience, or have done the de-facto PM role under another title. But whatever your title, you should have proven your ability to create awesome products by having a leadership role in one before. And you should be the kind of person who can take a look at Scribd and immediately start pointing out all the things that you would fix.

To be successful in this role, you will have visionary product insight, considerable technical expertise, and broad leadership and organizational skills. Above all, you are a really smart individual who is exceptionally productive and has a “get things done” personality.

Our Ideal Candidate Has:

  • 4+ years work experience in product, design or engineering roles
  • Deep, holistic understanding of the web/mobile user experience
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence cross-organizational teams
  • Great organization skills and attention to detail
  • Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills

You’ll make us even happier if you bring:

  • Software engineering experience, or BA/BS in Computer Science/related technical field
  • OR BA/BS in design or related field, with professional design experience
  • Experience designing simple and intuitive user interfaces – ability to create examples through wireframes and mockups
  • Ability to create working prototypes of web and/or mobile user interactions
  • Hands on experience conducting user/usability testing or focus groups, and surveys
  • Experience developing consumer facing products, technologies and/or platforms
  • Passion for books and reading!

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Full benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Create your own workstation with any type of equipment
  • Free catered meals from local restaurants, three times a day
  • Frequent company activities ranging from weekly happy hours to group indoor skydiving
  • Flat organizational structure that ensures your influence on products we build
  • Imagine mixing go-karts and quadricopters with free food and company ski trips!

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Product Manager - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Senior Rails Engineer

Are you an experienced full-stack web developer (in rails or otherwise)? Come work on the #2 rails site on the web.

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Are you an experienced full-stack web developer (whether with rails or not)? You've come to the right place. Scribd has built the 2nd largest Rails site on the web (by traffic), and we'd love for you to help us take it to the next level. No prior rails experience required.

Scribd has a flat engineering structure without sharply defined roles. No matter whether you gravitate towards the front-end, the back-end or somewhere in between, we're likely working on projects that are in your sweet spot. Scribd is built in rails, but if your experience is in another web framework, we find that transfers over quickly.

Who you are

The ideal profile combines a strong overall computer science background with deep experience in full-stack web development. You're equally at home writing complex SQL queries, architecting scalable Rails services, and building beautiful Javascript-heavy HTML5 applications. You've demonstrated your abilities writing top-quality web or open source software. You have a strong product sense and excellent technical judgement.

Qualifications

  • Very comfortable doing full-stack web development
  • Knowledge of one or more web application frameworks
  • Strong knowledge of SQL, MySQL and databases
  • Strong JavaScript skills - knowledge of one or more JavaScript frameworks
  • Avid follower of the technology industry and current technology/web-related trends
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • In-depth knowledge of scalability, systems engineering, design patterns, and algorithms
  • Great product sense and design sense; excellent technical judgement and architecture experience
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    Desired

  • Expert knowledge of rails and ruby

  • NoSQL (HBase, Hive, Redis, Hadoop) knowledge
  • Experience working on large-scale web applications
  • Ability to own projects end-to-end as demonstrated by significant open-source contributions, independent projects, team leadership, or startups
  • Detailed knowledge of performance and scalability, including front-end web browser performance analysis

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Senior Rails Engineer - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Resumes for engineering roles are reviewed directly by a senior member of our engineering team within 24 hours. If you're not sure which engineering role to apply for, just make your best guess. We'd love to hear from you!


iOS Developer

Build the future of mobile reading

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Love developing on iOS and want to join a small team where you can play a pivotal role in a popular and interesting app? We'd like to talk.

Scribd is already one of the largest applications on the web, and now we are making an aggressive push into mobile. We have apps for iPhone and iPad in the app store, but they are only the first step in a much larger vision we are working to achieve.

Scribd's vision is to be the world's digital library, and we want to make our library the most comprehensive, accessible, and fun to use store of knowledge for every device. To do that, we need to make an amazing reader for all kinds of written content, get offline & syncing exactly right, and build a content discovery experience that always find you something you actually want to read.

You can check out what we've built so far at the link below. We have millions of users already but only a tiny team supporting both an iPhone and iPad app. We're going to need more help to get to our vision.

Scribd iOS app on the App Store

You should have

  • Prior knowledge of Objective C, and Mac development or iOS development
  • Objective-C based projects you've worked on that you can share with us (do not need to be in an app store)
  • Prior work experience as a software engineer, internships OK
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
  • Understanding of scalability, systems engineering, and algorithms
  • Great product sense and design sense

Even better

  • Knowledge of the following iOS frameworks: Core Data, Core Graphics, Core Animation
  • Experience building apps in the general reading space, such as eBooks, news, and PDF apps
  • Experience with web development, ability to work on back-end development as well
  • Experience working on large-scale or popular iOS apps
  • Understanding of memory management, C/C++ development

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - iOS Developer - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Resumes for engineering roles are reviewed directly by a senior member of our engineering team within 24 hours. If you're not sure which engineering role to apply for, just make your best guess. We'd love to hear from you!


Recruiter w/ Technical Background

No recruiting experience necessary! Looking for people with an engineering background who want to try out recruiting

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Have a technical background, but want to try something other than coding? Scribd is seeking technically minded people for a unique role helping us build our engineering team.

As a technical recruiter at Scribd, you'll work with senior members of our engineering team and put your technical expertise to work, helping us find, evaluate, and hire talented engineers from around the world. It's a demanding job, but it's rewarding when you see people you found joining and succeeding within the company.

It's quite unusual for companies to hire people with no recruiting experience into a recruiting role with a lot of responsibility, but we believe in doing things differently. We think this is a great opportunity for someone to break into the industry, and technical recruiting is one of the hottest specialties in the market right now. And we strongly believe that the people best qualified to hire engineers are ... other engineers.

What you'll do * Help us find, interview and close great engineers from all over the world * Read resumes, analyze githubs, and conduct interviews yourself to evaluate people applying * Represent the company with integrity and professionalism; evangelize Scribd as a great place for engineers to work.
* Help to continually develop and evolve creative strategies to hire exceptionally talented people. In a competitive market, no idea is to crazy for us to try to break above the noise and reach talented people.

You should have * A technical background in any programming / computer science discipline * An outgoing personality; or at a minimum a willingness to be friendly and talk to a lot of engineers

Compensation will be equivalent to a full-time engineering role at the same level.

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Recruiter w/ Technical Background - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Technical Program Manager

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Scribd is seeking a Technical Program Manager with web and mobile apps experience. The role will support the greater Scribd product development organization in its efforts to implement, manage and support all of its feature development & releases. The responsibilities will include managing the development and implementation of features and product across multiple platforms along with coordinating marketing and external release communications. This is a full time position based in our San Francisco office.

Responsibilities

  • Manage cross functional product development, infrastructure and feature releases
  • Plan and prioritize tasks for software releases
  • Monitor quality of releases and triage and assignment of development issues. Coordinate fixes for releases and publishing release notes
  • Develop and manage end to end project plans for ensure on time & quality delivery
  • Provide hands on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases
  • Manage internal and external testing cycles including user testing of product features
  • Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks
  • Assist with internal process improvements
  • Interface with Engineering, design, QA and business owners for project requirements and scope
  • Set and achieve challenging goals and build trust and influence across teams
  • Deliver bug reports and manage burn down process

Qualifications

  • B.S. in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years of experience working on Internet services and 2+ as a Technical Program Manager
  • Strong communication and coordination skills
  • Web or Internet start-up environment and technical infrastructure management experience a big plus
  • PMP Certification (PMI) a plus

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Technical Program Manager - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Intern - Software Engineering

Want to know what it's like to work at a startup? Look no further.

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Want to see what it's like to work at a startup in Silicon Valley? If you've got a solid background in CS and a willingness to jump into an intense experience, you can experience it first-hand with an internship at Scribd.

Scribd hires top undergraduate and graduate students for internships year-round. Most internships are in the summer, but if your school has a co-op program, we'll work with 3 or 6 month programs during the academic term as well. We do also hire non-students for internships, though graduates should consider applying for a full-time role instead.

Our philosophy around internship programs is that you will learn the most being put on real projects, working side by side full-time engineers. As an intern at Scribd, we will treat you like a full-time employee for the duration of the time. The software you write will ship to millions of users, and you will come away knowing what it's like to work a top technology startup.

Scribd interns will usually work with Ruby/Rails, iOS, or Android during their summer. We'll work with you to find the area you'll best fit in.

We provide a paid housing stipend, travel arrangements, and a generous salary. You'll also be included in company fun: in past summers we have done theme parks, sailing trips, and indoor skydiving.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in Computer Science in progress
  • Previous internships or work experience is a plus
  • Experience (including coursework) in one or more of the following areas is a plus: web development, iOS development, Android development
  • Scribd normally only hires students who are currently Junior year or older. Sophomores with particularly strong practical experience may apply as well.
  • Ability to commit to at least 3 months of full-time work at Scribd's headquarters in San Francisco
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Applying

Please include the following with your application:

  • When you would like the internship to begin and end, and when you plan to graduate from school
  • Either a course list (what courses you have taken) or an unofficial transcript
  • Links to any projects you've worked on that you can share with us.
  • Area you'd like to work in (Web, iOS, Android, or not sure yet)

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Intern - Software Engineering - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.

Resumes for engineering roles are reviewed directly by a senior member of our engineering team within 24 hours. If you're not sure which engineering role to apply for, just make your best guess. We'd love to hear from you!


Senior Technical Recruiter

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We are seeking a talented and experienced Technical Recruiter to help us find the best software engineering talent and grow our team at Scribd.

The ideal candidate will have strong experience sourcing, attracting, evaluating and developing top engineers for consumer Internet startups. You possess a deep personal network to draw upon, and a wide range of experience on current external recruiting policies, practices, and trends.

This role is responsible for sourcing, attracting, evaluating and developing exceptional engineering talent.

What you'll do

  • Develop a pipeline of engineers through contacts/network, research, sourcing through multiple channels (web, social/professional networks, etc.) and other creative means.
  • Conduct interviews to evaluate talent and fit, and develop candidate interest.
  • Coordinate and facilitate interviews, as well as feedback and hiring discussions with interviewers and hiring managers. Assist in the offer process.
  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism; act as an internal and external facing representative of the recruiting team.
  • Help to continually develop and evolve strategies to hire exceptionally talented people.
  • Actively stay abreast of news and emerging trends in the tech startup space.

You should have

  • 2+ years of technical recruiting experience for tech companies with elite standards for engineering candidates.
  • A well-earned reputation as a technical recruiter with an ability to make great engineering hires.
  • Patient, communicative team player that is detail oriented and has outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Experience partnering with managers, interviewers, and team members throughout the hiring process.
  • Broad knowledge of programming languages, web technologies, software development process and emerging technologies.
  • Passion/interest and understanding of technology.

To apply: Please send your cover letter and resume with the subject "Your name - Senior Technical Recruiter - via Scribd.com" to jobs@scribd.com.



Scribd is an equal opportunity employer.

Don't see anything that's a perfect fit for you? Please send us your resume anyway; we are always looking for great engineers to join us at Scribd!

Resumes received by Scribd from search firms are considered unsolicited and will be kept as Scribd’s intellectual property or deleted as appropriate.

Benefits of working at Scribd

1) Work with smart, passionate people

Among our small team are two Ph.D.'s in CS, a championship bridge player, several major open source contributors, veterans from both successful startups and big tech co's, and at least one harvard dropout. Combine an awesomely qualified group of people with a strict "no asshole" hiring policy, and you get a team that makes you want to come to work every day.

2) History of entrepreneurship; involvement in the startup community

Scribd alumni have gone on to start four YCombinator companies, more than from any other startup. We think this is because we've intentionally hired an entrepreneurial bunch of people. If starting a company is in the cards down the road for you, Scribd is a good place to get some on-the-ground experience first.

3) Work at scale, have an impact

With over 100M registered users but only about 20 engineers, everyone on the engineering team at Scribd is critical to our success. You'll get to work on challenging problems of scale and know that your work is affecting real people.

4) High willingness to bet on people for their talent, not their list of "technical skills"

We focus on hiring the smartest, most passionate people we can find. We've often taken risks on people with no experience with the job we're hiring them for, and some of those have turned into our most important team members.

5) Fun, engineering-focused culture

More than 50% of the Scribd team is engineering. You'll see that reflected in our culture and the way that engineering drives most decisions. We love to do engineering hacks of all kinds, and given our shared interests, it's not surprising that we've built a tight knit community.


Moving to San Francisco

Scribd's engineering and product roles are all full-time, on-site roles at our headquarters in San Francisco.

San Francisco is a beautiful city and a great place to live. Most of the major tech companies, from Google to Apple to Facebook, are in the bay area, and many people believe it is unequaled as a hotspot for technology and innovation in the software world.

If you don't currently live in the San Francisco bay area but want to work here, we'll do everything we can to make it easy to move out here. More than half of our engineering team comes from somewhere else and we're quite accustomed to helping people do this.

Scribd provides generous relocation assistance for people not from here. We also provide fully paid-for temporary living accommodations. Finally, we contract with real estate professionals to help you find a permanent place to live. Many people have found their assistance very valuable for navigating the confusing San Francisco renters market.

For people from abroad, we can in most circumstances obtain a visa for you to work in the United States. We work with a team of immigration lawyers on each case and are happy to consider people who need a visa sponsored.

Hacks and fun stuff

Here at Scribd, we like to take a break from coding and hack on the real world. Here are just some of the things we've come up with

Timmy the Skeleton

On Halloween, a skeleton driving a go-kart showed up at Scribd. He drove around, scaring and scracing (our term for racing go-karts along our indoor course).

Video: Timmy the Skeleton drives a go-kart around Scribd

How to Build

This idea actually was first brought up several months before Halloween by our esteemed Chief Scientist. This gave us plenty of time to order parts.

DiagramFigure 1: Drawing of the original plans

First, we took apart a Razor Ground Force Drifter, removing all electronics except for the motor itself and the battery. The motor is powered using 24V, so started to look into building a 24V motor controller. Due to the extremely low resistance of the motor (~ 2 Ohm), the MOSFETs we experimented with got too hot though, and we also fused a couple of them due to the high reverse currents when stopping the motor.

Given that we wanted to steer the kart using the cursor keys on a laptop and thus did not have a concept of adjustable forward speeds (you either press CursorUp or you don't), we switched to using a relay board instead. The relay board delivers either 12V or 24V (our "turbo boost" mode, triggered by hitting the shift key) to the motor, giving us two speeds. The relays were connected to an (ATMEGA8 based) quadkopter controller board which was also able to power the linear actuator. The controller board was connected to the Eee PC via USB. This gave us a remote-controlled go-kart that could go forwards and backwards.

After everything was in place on the go-kart directly, we wrote a python script to send UDP packets given the IP address of the Eee PC. This script controlled the steering and driving of the go-kart. The "server side" (i.e., the kart) would expect regular packets and if it didn't receive anything, it would continue doing the last thing it was told to do; there are several patches of poor WiFi in our office and we were hoping the skeleton would be able to drive through those patches itself without human intervention by just following the last trajectory. Sometimes, however, this would just cause Timmy to drive straight into a wall.

We also attached a USB camera to the steering column of the go-kart and plugged it into the Eee PC. A wire decorated in bands of colored electrical tape was attached in a stationary location at the bow of the go-kart. We set-up a Skype account for the Eee PC that auto-accepted calls to view the camera. Since the camera was placed on the steering column, it could see where the wheels were pointed. The position of the colored wire on the screen would signify the angle of the wheels, since we couldn't rely on the distance that the actuator was extended due to wheel slippage and friction to the ground.

The Eee PC was secured to the go-kart using wire and we proceeded to conduct several weekend test runs through an empty office, making sure we could drive only through the camera without looking at the go-kart directly. When we were satisfied, we added the finishing touches. This included creating LED throwies (by taping the LEDs onto the button batteries) and using liquid nails to attach them as the eyes of the skeleton, tying the skeleton onto the go-kart using fishing line, editing the python script to make the Eee to play spooky sounds given various button presses, and adding Scribd license plates to the front and rear of the go-kart.

The night before Halloween, we hid the skeleton and the go-kart in a room in the back of the office and covered him with blankets so nobody would spot him. On Halloween day, after lunch, we snuck into the room to set him up and hid on different ends of the office. We took turns connecting to the Eee and controlling the go-kart while bewildered co-workers tried to figure out what was going on.

Possible Future Work

Something that we wanted to do but didn't have time to finish, was to add an electromagnet to Timmy's jaw so it could open and close to talk. We had also tried to attach an elastic resistor between the other kingpin and the chasis of the go-kart to measure turning distance. We ran out of input ports on the controller board though, so we didn't actually get to use it. It was suggested that the microphone input could be used. Another obvious to-do would be to make him fully-automated. We might have to lay tape on the ground for a track for him to do this, but there also was some talk about using a Kinect sensor device in order to do a 3D scan for obstacles in from of the kart. We do happen to have an XBox Kinect at Scribd, so stay tuned.

The Zipline

The Scribd zipline has been shown on an episode of TechCrunch Cribs, commented on by visitors to the office (when we learned that a zipline is also known as a flying fox, foefie slide, zip wire, aerial runway, aerial ropeslide, death slide or tyrolean traverse), and displayed on our own jobs page.

Wood
How to Build

Scribd's office space consists of six pairs of 8-sided concrete pillars in a rectangle. The zipine currently runs along one of the diagonals, but originally ran from one of the corner pillars to centerpoint of the furthest edge. It was built over the span of three nights.

6" pieces of 2 x 4s were glued to each of the eight sides on the pillar. Screws were put into into the wood, forming a path for the cable to be wrapped around having screws being slightly higher and lower than the cable itself. The wood pieces on the pillar by the entrance of the office was placed higher for an appropriate slope.

The Petzl trolley was threaded through the galvanized steel cable. Turnbuckles were used to take in the slack for a taut cable. The cable was then held in place by the galvanized steel cable clips.

Modifications

At various points, we tried to find ways to make the zipline faster and more fun. We have tried to propel people using a slingshot, pulling them along with string, and even some attempts to have a motor pull the trolley. It has been suggested that instead of the screws, a router can be used to cut a slot in the wood for the cable. Unforunately the cable is continously slipping so we have to retighten it every so often.

Video Clip of the Making

Addtional information can be found in this blog post.

Robot Fruit Hunt
Show us your code!
Botrace

Want to really impress us, even before you set a foot in the door? Participate in the robot fruit hunt! We're looking for skilled bot AIs that manage to pick up all the fruits before their enemy does .

Think you got what it takes to write a winning AI? Compete against our developers! Most of our engineers have already written bots for this game, so you get to play against them.

Upload your bot or go see the rankings of existing bots

Questions? Comments? Drop an email to botrace@scribd.com or check our google group.

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