Web Developer, TechBargains.com
Exponential Interactive - Emeryville, CA

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About Exponential:
Exponential is the global provider of advertising intelligence and digital media solutions to brand advertisers.

Our e-X Advertising Intelligence Platform combines one of the world’s largest digital media footprints with proprietary audience data and technology to deliver advertising intelligence that enables smarter, better-informed marketing decisions.

Our audience engagement divisions - Adotube, Appsnack, Firefly Video and Tribal Fusion - apply advertising intelligence to deliver high-impact, high-engagement campaigns across display, video and mobile media.

Exponential offers solutions in 26 countries worldwide and reaches more than 450m unique users every month.

About TechBargains.com:
Founded in 1999, TechBargains.com is the largest deal site for consumer electronics helping millions each month save money on their technology needs as well as non-tech products (via PlanetBargains.com). We aggregate and post only the lowest prices on the best products from a number of credible sources including proprietary technology which scours search listings and catalogs. Our content is syndicated to multiple sources and numerous websites repost our deals making TechBargains a leader in this space. To learn more, visit http://www.techbargains.com/press

Role Summary:
Are you the type that maxes out the RAM in all of your systems? Do you build your own systems -- or would you if only it were easier to build laptops? Are you into home theaters and HTPCs? Do you find it impossible to walk away from a free-with-rebate deal on thermal paste? At TechBargains, we enable tech obsessions by finding todays best deals, and we are currently hiring a front end developer to bring these deals to as many like-minded gadgeteers and bargain hunters as possible.

At our headquarters in Emeryville, we are looking for a passionate developer to evolve all aspects of our presentation layer to increase performance and enable new features. Candidates should be on top of current CSS and JavaScript techniques, comfortable working on the front end of applications through multiple template systems, proficient with photoshop, and knowledgeable of SEO and speed optimization best practices. Experience with UCD methodologies and a good IA instincts are strong bonuses.

We are looking for a developer with some experience; however, we value passion, potential, and an analytical approach more and are willing to level up or down the role if we found the right veteran or more novice candidate. Bonus points if you can bring up our team's average LoL ELO.

Responsibilities:
Design web pages, including layout, user interface graphics, navigation, and graphics for TechBargains.com.

Evolve our current front end codebase to continually improve how we develop and manage our own code, leverage JavaScript libraries, and keep up with current web development standards and best practices.

Work with the team to continually improve our UI to create a compelling and effective user experience.

Minimum Qualifications:
2+ years of web development experience.

Bachelor's degree (CS, HCI, Web Design, Web Development preferred).

Previous experience in the e-commerce industry preferred.

Solid user interface (UI), user experience (UX) and online software concepting skills.

Proficiency with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks and/or Illustrator, and Flash.

Understanding of current web standards and development trends.

Video shooting and video editing experience a plus.

Proficiency with translating graphic design into web content.

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