Front-End Developer
Blackboard Mobile - San Francisco, CA

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Front-end Developer, Blackboard Mobile
San Francisco, CA

Who We Are
Blackboard Mobile is a division of Blackboard Inc. We pride ourselves on creating well-designed mobile solutions that leverage powerful components of various mobile devices. We help universities and other institutions take teaching, learning, and campus life mobile – for everyone, wherever they are! With Blackboard Mobile solutions implemented for our clients, they have the power to take education farther than ever imagined.

We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic mid to senior level Front-end Engineer who will play an integral role in designing and developing a beautiful and robust web applications (both internal and external).

This individual must be highly proficient JavaScript, HTML, and CSS and have a broad knowledge of common design principles for web deliverables. Specifically, s/he will be responsible for:

• Working with high-quality assets including (but not limited to) mock-ups for web and mobile web user-interface designs.
• Working with other developers to create an architecture and framework for behavior driven JavaScript applications.
• Working with developers to set standards and define best practices for coding and design to create the overall user experience for internal and external web apps.
• Working with APIs, RESTful interfaces, and JSON objects.
• MVC JS framework (AngularJS, Backbone, Ember, ect.).
• Managing personal schedule of projects and deadline requests with little oversight.


• Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience, in the field of engineering.
• Expert knowledge of web technologies (HTML/CSS).
• Have the creativity and judgment to translate vision into elegant execution.
• Ability to write high-performance, reusable code for UI components.
• Can write JS by hand, not only copy paste.
• Understands design patterns and works in a modular architecture.
• Ability to work independently as well as within a team structure.
• Be able to work in a Mac environment.

Some of our Great Benefits
• San Francisco office in the heart of Jackson Square – surrounded by North Beach and the FiDi.
• Flexible work schedule - we want you to create amazing products, not punch a ticket.
• Subsidized public transportation... or bike to work!

About this company
Blackboard Mobile is a division of Blackboard Inc. We pride ourselves on creating well-designed mobile solutions that leverage powerful...