Front-End Engineer (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
1stdibs - New York, NY

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Build a beautiful career at 1stdibs

JOIN our story
1stdibs is the world’s leading online marketplace for rare and beautiful goods. We bring together the most prestigious international dealers of antiques, fine art, estate jewelry, vintage couture, rare furniture, design and luxury homes to offer a uniquely curated shopping experience to the discerning consumer.

MEET our people
Leading the industry for over a decade, 1stdibs 'work environment combines the energy of a young start-up with the stability of an established name. Our executive team comprises leaders from Google, eBay, Barnes & Noble.com, Gilt Groupe and MLB Advanced Media, and we're backed by Benchmark Capital, the venture capital firm that supported eBay, Twitter and other successful start-ups.

GROW your career
At 1stdibs , we want you to feel welcome; welcome to think big, welcome to grow your career and welcome to share your unique knowledge and experience with us. Our open loft office in the Flatiron District is conducive to inspiration, collaboration and creativity, and we don't succumb to egos. We always want to hear a bright idea!

LIVE your life
At 1stdibs ,we believe a healthy, happy employee is more creative and productive. With that in mind, we offer many perks to help you maintain that important work-life balance, such as complimentary yoga and the chance to enjoy socializing with your coworkers during our weekly catered lunches. Read on and learn about more of the beautiful reasons to work at 1stdibs .

We need your ideas and passion for good, clean design! Ground floor opportunity for front-end enthusiasts who want to code things The Right Way™. Opportunity to contribute to the design and development of our new site(s). Additional coding to optimize existing site, as necessary.

Some of what you’ll do…

Architect and implement complex user interactions through HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

Create highly optimized code

Leverage best practices to create modularized reusable code

Embrace OO front end architecture

Leverage your experience with PHP or other OOP

Understand and love responsive design

Embrace jQuery and AJAX

Utilize php/jsp/*sp as a last resort, only when JavaScript cannot do and the services team cannot provide

Work with our top Product team which includes former leaders from Gilt, eBay and Zappos

About you…

Experience developing code for high-traffic web sites

Ability to troubleshoot and explain performance bottlenecks

Be awesome and make those around you awesome!

Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you everyday

Experience developing consumer-facing websites in a professional production environment a plus

An appreciation for one-of-a-kind items such as furniture, art and jewelry always welcome

Your participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!

About 1stdibs & Recent VC Investment: http://goo.gl/sPwxn

Relocation available

Proud sponsor of jQNYC ( www.jqnyc.com ) and Hardcore JavaScript ( www.hardcorejs.com ) Technical Meetups.

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