Front-End Developer
Blackboard Mobile - San Francisco, CA

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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.

POSITION 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 beautiful and robust web applications (both internal and external). RESPONSIBILITIES 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.
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: • 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.
Who We Are Blackboard Mobile is a division of Blackboard Inc., a global leader in enterprise technology and innovative solutions that improves the experience of millions of students and faculty for each of our client institutions around the world, every day. We pride ourselves on creating well-designed mobile solutions for two important education products: Blackboard Mobile Learn is a product that allows students and faculty to access teaching and learning wherever and whenever they want through a variety of mobile devices - developed in natively for the iPad, iPhone, Android, and Blackberry. Blackboard Mobile Central enables delivery of a rich set of campus life services and content in mobile apps uniquely branded for each institution. With an iOS device, Android, or other device with a mobile web browser, users across the globe can navigate course catalogs and campus maps, get real-time updates on their course schedules, campus events, news, and sports teams, and access many more features!

Some of our Great Benefits! • San Francisco office in the heart of Jackson Square – surrounded by North Beach " the FiDi. • Competitive salary. • Full benefits, 401K matching.

  • Flexible work schedule - we want you to create amazing products, not punch a ticket. • Use of top of the line mobile phones and iMac with Cinema Display. • Subsidized public transportation hellip;.or bike to work! • Fully stocked snacks " drinks, espresso, bagel-bar Fridays, and a flowing keg.
  • We are a pet friendly environment, so there are occasional office dogs roaming around! • Perks such as ping-pong, pool table, office yoga, happy hours, patio grilling, nerf darts, and endless choices of surround-sound music. We like to have fun, too! *Not able to consider candidates requiring current or future Sponsorship to work in the US

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