Front-End Developer (3-6 month contract)
Synacor - Buffalo, NY

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Do you love TV as much as you love coding? Wouldn't it be great if you could use your super hero coding skills to make the TV Everywhere experience better for everyone?

Our workspace is open, the team is small, and collaboration is encouraged. You’ll have the ability to connect directly with other teams to share knowledge and affect the decision-making process. You get direct exposure to the public at a massive scale. Everything you do will affect millions of people who want to use the latest and greatest technology out there. You have the chance right now to be a part of something unique, something that will be remembered, and something you will be proud of.

This front-end developer will not only transform designs & workflows into cutting edge web-based Player Integrations on our portals but will also integrate ground breaking ingenious media content into our TV Everywhere experience. This particular JavaScript genius will work at Synacor as a contractor for 3-6 months. However, if short term relationships aren’t your gig but you still want the opportunity to join our family and do super cool stuff then have no fear, our career site is full of long term relationship opportunities!

What you’ll need to bring to the table:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or the equivalent work experience

Expertise in programming with OOP JavaScript including the entire software development lifecycle

Expertise with jQuery as well as experience with other JavaScript frameworks, Backbone.js and Handlebars client-side templates

Experience with user interface design principles and implementation including CSS3 and HTML5 (Transitions, Animations, Gradients, Rounded Corners, CSS3 Layouts)

Proficient in Unix/Linux

The Nice to Have’s at the table

Experience in programming PHP

Experience in Flash development

Experience using Git

Shell scripting

What we’ll bring to the table:
We are asking you to bring us the best of your talents and by that, we commit to bringing you the best of our resources to not only allow you to do what you already do great but to give you the resources to drive your career and professional development to the next level.

  • This is a contract based position that will run 3-6 months
Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace. Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours and 25 cent vending machines. Jeans and t-shirts are typical office attire, even for the executives. Teamwork is an everyday occurrence, and is made easy with our new open workspaces. Our leadership team understands that the best results come from collaboration, so we hire the best and brightest and then let them do what they do best: create cutting-edge products and provide exemplary customer service. Synacor's headquarters is located along Buffalo's waterfront in the Erie Basin Marina. Taking a few minutes to enjoy the serenity of nature is as easy as walking 1,000 feet or so to the water. We even have a lakefront gazebo with wi-fi connection! Working with some of the largest cable, telecom and satellite providers, Synacor’s products and online services reach over 25 million high-speed Internet subscribers worldwide. We are looking for great people to join our team and be given the freedom to do the work they were hired to do.

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Synacor is not your typical 9 to 5 workplace. Our award winning culture doesn’t stop at flexible work hours and 25 cent vending...