Hands on Engineering Manager/Director/VP for Front-end
Start-up in Stealth Mode - Manhattan, NY

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We are looking for an engineering leader that can come on to help build our front end in a hands on capacity than phase into leading the engineering team. It is also a great opportunity to bring your internet skills to the bleeding edge. We are a stealth-mode, funded company that is building a cutting edge, full-stack JavaScript platform for enabling new levels of engagement between publishers and retailers. We have a great, legacy-free architecture in place and are recruiting a front-end team to help design and deliver a world-class product.

You will be a key member of the team and should be familiar with modern web user interface methodology, including HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery/AJAX. The position is full time, and offers competitive salary, full benefits and participation in our stock option program. It is based in Manhattan, NY.

Key responsibilities (starting out):

  • Design and develop modern web applications for multiple mobile and desktop devices with special attention to responsive design, and varying screen resolution and sizes.
  • Work closely with core technology and product teams.
  • Iterate, iterate, iterate
  • Write clean and maintainable code using engineering best practices (unit testing, automation, source control, design patterns, etc.)

Job Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript particularly in high performance environments.
  • Expert knowledge of CSS, including the latest CSS3 features.
  • Experience implementing high traffic web applications with dynamic UI.
  • Experience in developing asynchronous user interfaces
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum methodology and Test Driven Development a plus.
  • Experience with or interest in quickly becoming an expert in (or want to become an expert in):

o AngularJS
o Responsive Web Design
o Third party JavaScript
o Jasmine TDD/BDD
o node.js


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