The Front End Engineer will provide technical support and contribute to the creation of new features and web applications for our extremely high traffic consumer facing web site. This includes providing Information Technology with a long-term perspective on the relationship of front end user interfaces to the business opportunities facing our company.
We value brains, engagement, passion, and a ‘no excuses’ attitude. Since we’re focused on delivering value to our client base quickly, we iterate fast and release often. We use an agile-like methodology that balances our need for quick turn-around with the knowledge that doing things right the first time pays big dividends. We take the long-view of product development and are excited to build-to-last so you write clean, clear code that others can understand and is scalable, object oriented, and commented. Duties User Interface Interact with product managers to define and develop new products, features, and enhancements Build mockups and prototypes to communicate and refine product/feature concepts Contribute scalable, production-ready code for user-facing features. Develop reusable application components Promote best practices for web user experience Optimization and design Recommend improvements to the user experience through changes in infrastructure, server optimization, product interface, practices, and policy. Global Applications including language and currency features Manage load times Collaboratively work with development team to spec out new features to improve optimizations Requirements Five years plus experience in Web Development Three-plus years experience working in jQuery Experience with PHP, MySQL a plus Object Oriented Programming Building applications