Web Developer
Branchfire, Inc - Chicago, IL

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Job Description You'll be part of a small, high-caliber development team, potentially contributing to many projects but focusing on web development. This will include building out new standalone applications, and applications that integrate with our existing software.

If you...
  • enjoy small teams where you really contribute to the success of the organization
  • dont want a boring work place
  • thrive on creating cool stuff
  • are smart, know how to work hard, and have fun

...then youll enjoy working here.

Qualifications
Requirements:

  • Expert Javascript, AJAX, jQuery, HTML5, CSS
  • Passion for web development
  • Development of standards-compliant web UIs utilizing cross-browser compatible HTML/Javascript/CSS
  • Web performance optimization
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Self-motivated with ability to effectively prioritize and work independently

Nice to Have:
  • Knowledge of other programming languages (e.g., C++, Java, Python, Ruby)
  • Angular, bootstrap, jquery, underscore.js, handlebars, Node.js, Backbone.js, Ember.js, etc.
  • Understanding of Amazon Web Services, specifically: EC2, EBS, S3, SQS,SimpleDB and RDS
  • Knowledge browser technologies such as WebKit, Gecko, V8, and SpiderMonkey

Additional Information The engineering team environment is fast-paced and casual. You will be working on a small development team with very smart and experienced peers, building truly innovative products for end users.

**Priority given to local candidates**

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.