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Frontend / Javascript Engineer in Los Angeles, CA


Los Angeles, CA 90001
7w ago


Software Development


Less than 5 years

Job Description

Despite the immense traffic we generate, we do all this with a small, talented team of dedicated software engineers who love working with interesting, complex projects. We are now looking to expand this team to North Carolina as we continue to scale out operations. As part of the Frontend team you'll be building and optimizing front-end implementations of various desktop and mobile web properties, with a heavy skew to Javascript projects. You will also be expected to take part in building our stack for the future via recommendations, implementation of new technology and optimizations, which combined, will continue to keep us ahead of the curve on load speed, paint and memory performance.

What's in it for you:

  • Work on a very high-traffic platform, solving unique challenges only seen on sites of this scale.
  • Collaborate in a team environment, with a variety of developers across the United States.
  • Contribute directly to the te
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Valid through: 2020-2-21

About Ranker

Ranker is a social consumer web platform designed around collaborative and individual list-making and voting. All lists on Ranker are powered by linked datasets to power “connected listmaking” across millions rankable items on different verticals and topics. Ranker launched in August 2009, and has since grown to over 20 million unique visitors per month, according to As of August 2015, Ranker’s US traffic was ranked at 119. Ranker also garners significant traffic from the mobile web, ranking 62 in the US on Quantcast. The site was founded by serial entrepreneur Clark Benson whose previous site, eCrush, sold to Hearst in 2006. Board members include Draper Associates investor Joel Yarmon. Ranker has raised a total of $5.1 million in funding, beginning with a $1 million seed round in 2008 and buffeted by a Series A investment round of $1.3 in April 2011. Other Ranker investors include Draper Associates, Rincon Venture Partners, Siemer Venture Capital and various angels, including Factual founder Gil Elbaz, Ryan Steelberg, and founder Clark Benson himself. Ranker’s content and data partners include Google-owned Freebase, as well as Factual.
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