Front-End Engineer
LearnVest - New York, NY

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LearnVest is searching for a talented and passionate Front-End Engineer to join our fast growing New York City startup. LearnVest front-end engineers help build the intuitive and interactive interfaces that power the LearnVest content and tools seen and used by millions each month.

You live in HTML-CSS-JavaScript-ville, crush cross-browser nuances and are not afraid to cross the tracks into Java/PHP-land to get what you need. Half coder, half artist, you bridge the gap between the engineering and design teams. With a unique eye for seeing how complex designs can become code, you make ideas into a beautiful and functional reality.

Requirements:
  • Portfolio showing your talents in action.
  • Passion for semantic cross-browser CSS/HTML.
  • Able to create clean and maintainable code from mock ups.
  • In-depth and working knowledge of JavaScript with and without frameworks like jQuery.
  • Familiarity working in a Unix environment.
  • Easily collaborate with other engineers, designers and product managers.
  • Familiarity with page speed and optimization techniques.
  • Abreast of current trends, best practices and web standards (HTML5, CSS3).
  • Understanding of usability and interaction design.
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite.
Bonus Points:
  • Experience with server side programming and frameworks (we’re a Java/PHP shop).
  • Open Source CMS Experience, Wordpress, Drupal.
  • Mobile web development experience.
  • Experience with new web technologies. backbone.js, Twitter Bootstrap, LESS CSS, Nginx.
  • Active participant and contributor to the open source community.