Front-End Engineer

Company
Location
Murray Hill
Posted
February 10, 2013

Responsibilities:

  • Architect the client-side code and conventions that power our products.
  • Work closely with our designers to create elegant products.
  • Work closely with our engineers to build powerful and fast products.
  • Pro-actively look for ways to make your product better
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems

Requirements:

  • Semantically correct, effecient markup.
  • Performant and elegant ECMA script
  • Expertise working with jQuery, Prototype or YUILibrary
  • Performant, cross-browser compatible, gracefully degradeable CSS3
  • Experience with tuning web pages to minimize browser load & rendering times
  • Experience with source control (SVN, Git, CVS, VSS)
  • Experience integrating into backend frameworks (.NET preferred - Rails/Cake/etc. is good too)
  • Experience with automated testing and build processes
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Basic photoshop or fireworks skills
  • Solid understanding of UI and interaction design fundamentals
  • Great written communication and documentation abilities

Bonus Points:

  • Actionscript skils a plus
  • Advanced HTML5 skills a big plus!
  • Video player experience (JW Player, Flowplayer, etc.) a plus
  • Streaming audio/video experience highly desired