Junior Front End Web Developer (Contract)
Slimstown Studios - Redwood City, CA

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Slimstown Studios is looking for a skilled front end developer to help build out our mobile game discovery website. We recently launched the alpha version of the site, http://www.quyay.com, and are working to implement a more fully-featured and robust beta in the coming months. Our ideal candidate is a technically-oriented front end developer with experience in modern web development, who is excited to work with cutting edge technologies and is able to learn indepenently.

We are a fast-moving startup with a lean, tight-knit team, so our candidate must be self motivated, independent, and will take ownership of the front end.

- Work closely with lead developer to build features on the front end as they are implemented on the back end
- Work with graphic designer to translate mockups into functional web pages
- Execute tasks in a quick and efficient manner
- Adhere to "Web 2.0" UI and UX, creating simple and elegant user interfaces
- Identify problem areas and areas that need polish
- Help test and document features

- Solid Experience + Understanding of Front End Javascript, JQuery, and AJAX
- Experience working with HTML5, CSS3, and Cross-browser Compatibility
- Knowledge of Front End Optimization
- Experience/Knowledge with Client Side Javascript Frameworks (Backbone, Angular, Ember)
- Ability to learn AngularJS
- 1-2 years of experience building the front ends of modern websites

Bonus Points:
- Experience with Nodejs, or interest in learning
- Understanding of asynchronous javascript and programming patterns for async
- Experience/Interest with our tech stack: Riak Database, Nodejs REST API, AngularJS Front End
- In depth knowledge of Javascript: prototypes, closures, Javascript best practices
- Keeps up with modern design trends
- Experience with Less css or Twitter Bootstrap
- Graphic design talent, Adobe Photoshop, experience creating UI for websites.

Local applicants only, please.

Remote work in the Bay Area available only for exceptional candidates.

No recruiters. No phone calls.

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About this company
Based in Redwood Shores, California, Slimstown Studios is a mobile software company whose mission is to make extremely engaging,...