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Mirror connects talented developers with growing startups.
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Clapp

Geoff Clapp

Better
Co-Founder

Brian and his team at Mirror are our go-to source for RoR developers. When I get a candidate from Mirror, I already know they are a qualified candidate. We’ve built the foundation of our team on great engineers that we've found through Mirror.

Burkes

Danny Burkes

Pivotal Labs
Director, San Francisco

Mirror helped me land a role at Pivotal in 2010, and I have since referred many of our growing startup clients to them. I wholeheartedly recommend them!

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Ryan Aipperspach

GoodGuide
Co-Founder & Director of Engineering

Mirror gets it when it comes to finding exceptional engineers that fit our team's culture. We've met some outstanding developers through Mirror... and hired a lot of them!!

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Christian Nelson

Carbon Five
Partner & Director of Engineering

When people ask me about recruiters, Mirror Placement is the only one I'm happy to recommend. They actually understand technology, don't do the hard sell, and are in it for the long haul. A true cut above the rest.

Specialists, just like you

We've built a team dedicated to each developer community we serve.



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Our Ruby on Rails team has been matchmaking since 2006. Nobody knows more about Rails careers.

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The Objective of our iOS team is to C you Swift-ly find your dream job. Get ready to love Monday mornings.

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Worldwide, Android is #1. Our Android team connects developers and startups working to build a better world.

Partners we're proud to support in Chicago

A small sampling of 500 startups and counting.

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We're developers helping developers

We started as Rails developers (and still are).
We’ve been developing for mobile devices since 2008 (and mobile is booming).

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100% Real Jobs! We always tell you the names of the startups we represent.
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Over 1,000 Rails & mobile opportunities represented since 2006.
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TWO HOUR response time to a developer's first-contact message.
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SF, NY, BOS are our top three cities for developer opportunities.
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4 DAYS is the average time from first contact to a first-round interview.
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30,000+ Rails, iOS, and Android developers have been in touch with us over the years.
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21 Rails and 10 mobile projects we're working on right now (we're developers too).
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2006 we founded Mirror to connect startups and devs.
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Mirror Brain

We know 30,000+ Rails, iOS, and Android developers. Do we know you?

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Some of the Tools We Use

Our developers started out as Rails programmers (and still are), and have been developing for mobile since 2008.

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Quick Facts

Chicago

  • Home base of Basecamp--The company and app that spawned Rails. (Thanks DHH!)
  • Site of first RailsConf in 2006
  • With 26 miles of beaches, the stunning shores of Lake Michigan make for a truly coastal feel--it’s so big you can’t see the other side!
  • WindyCityRails--annual Ruby on Rails conference in Chicago
  • Chicago has some of the best deep-dish-pizza and hot dogs you’ll ever eat. Moreover, it boasts a very eclectic food-scene, likely thanks to its diverse population. Yum!
  • The Chicago public transportation system is fondly referred to as the “L”
  • “When smart people challenge each other to grow, great things happen!” -- ChicagoRuby Motto
  • For one of the greatest sports-bar scenes in the country, check out Wrigleyville
  • Chicago has one of the most vibrant Ruby communities in the country.