Web Front End Engineer (Austin)
Blizzard Entertainment - Austin, TX

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Team

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Battle.net

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a web front end engineer to join the Battle.net team in Austin, Texas. This engineer can expect to maintain and implement new features for customer-facing websites, including the World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, support, and account management web applications.

The web front end engineer would enjoy collaborating with user experience designers, graphic designers, back end engineers, other front end engineers, and producers to create epic and efficient applications used by millions of people worldwide. The ideal candidate is aware of web technology trends, familiar with browser compatibility nuances, and is eager to apply the latest tools and techniques to enable an engaging out-of-game experience.

Requirements

Expert knowledge of CSS, JavaScript, and DOM

Extensive experience with Ajax and JavaScript libraries

Experience using an MVC framework

Familiar with HTTP and basic networking concepts

Basic proficiency with Photoshop

Self-motivated, and able to independently identify and implement needed improvements

A passion for web development and gaming

Pluses

Professional UX or information architecture experience

Experience authoring websites for mobile devices

Experience implementing high-performance interfaces with HTML 5 APIs

Experience leading a small team and / or major projects

Contributions to open-source projects or personal projects

Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming in languages like Java, C++, Objective-C, or equivalent

A degree in computer science, human-computer interaction, or a related field

Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) and a resume. Only resumes with cover letters will be considered.

Job Status

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Full-time Permanent

Primary Location

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United States-TX-Austin

Requisition ID

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12000EK

Blizzard Entertainment - 11 months ago - save job - block
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