Frontend Engineer
flickr - San Francisco, CA

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Starting immediately, we are looking for a talented engineer to join the emotional world of Flickr Frontend Engineering.

Web Developer, Interface Engineer, however you want to say it, you love to keep it client-side when it comes to coding. If you get fired up writing web applications that perform well across browsers, operating systems, languages and devices (and your resulting maintainable code looks like well-documented poetry), then we want to talk to you.

We have a track record of innovation to build on and a strong desire to radically improve Flickr, both for new users and casual visitors as well as the power users who form the core of the community. There's a tremendously long list of new features, programs and technologies set to come online this year. If you've ever wanted to a chance to have a big impact (Flickr has 75+ million users and 7+ billion photos), this is it.

You will have the chance to work with such talented frontend engineers as:

Chris Berry , expert on parsing Exif in the client

Phil Dokas , expert on browser performance and prolific GitHub contributor

Eric Gelinas , expert on Maps and Geo

Ross Harmes , author of Pro JavaScript Design Patterns and contributor to High Performance JavaScript

Trevor Hartsell , expert on JavaScript architecture and writer of excellent blog posts

Scott Schiller , creator of the Uploader Grid and expert on Web Audio

Stephen Woods , expert on creating responsive touch interfaces

Attributes of successful candidates will include:
Expertise with JavaScript in the browser

Thorough and recent experience with HTML and CSS

Current and detailed knowledge of browser peculiarities and how to work around them

A disciplined approach to development, documentation and file structure

Strong visual design sense and excellent taste

A constant desire to improve , learn more and take things higher

A degree in computer science (BSc or MSc)

Responsibilities of the position will include:
Creating sophisticated interfaces for in-browser applications using JavaScript, HTML and CSS

Coding new designs and updating, standardizing and re-factoring existing parts of the site

Template editing using PHP

Contributing to the continual improvement of our design and development process

Working with backend engineering, product management and community/customer care to solve problems and fix bugs

Experience with Flickr and online photo sharing (send us a link to your photostream!)

Familiarity with:
Smarty templating


Client-side logic-less templates, like Mustache or Handlebars

Coding for embedded WebViews

Experience working with an internationalized site

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Flickr is one of the world's leading online photo and video sharing communities where people explore, find, and manage pictures and video...