Front-End Web Developer

Participate in all phases of front-end development, requirements gathering, UI design, implementation for production, and ongoing maintenance of the client-side code for Songbird's web sites and web applications. You will work closely with other members of the product team to identify and design solutions for new or existing projects. You will have complete ownership of front-end code (XHTML, CSS, JavaScript) and will be responsible for advocating best practices within the team and maintaining industry standards.

The ideal profile

You like nothing better than to think about absolute separation of content and presentation, accessibility, code that validates, and semantic HTML used together with elegantly defined and organized CSS.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the product team to design interfaces for web applications.
  • Create prototypes appropriate for a given stage in development.
  • Coordinate with server-side engineers to design and develop new functionality.
  • Code and maintain production-quality XHTML pages and templates.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years experience of developing web sites and web applications.
  • Solid web design and implementation skills visible through portfolio pieces.
  • Expert knowledge of XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Expert in platform idiosyncrasies and knowledgeable about degrading functionality and presentation gracefully when needed.
  • Experience working within a fast-paced multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience bringing a web site or application to market.
  • Experience working with server-side code. PHP familiarity and Ruby are preferable.
  • Experience with a version control system such as Subversion.

This position reports to the Director of Product.

Availability

Full-time.

Location

You are preferably located near San Francisco, California.

Compensation and Relocation

Pioneers of the Inevitable, Inc. has created a competitive compensation and equity package. Relocation assistance is designed on a per case basis. In short, we'll be creative to get you here.

Contact

If you have the eggs to join us, please send your resume and a cover letter with the subject "Your name – Front-End Web Developer – via GetSongbird.com" to jobs@songbirdnest.com. Please include a portfolio or URL's of web sites that you directly worked on. All communication and correspondence is held in the strictest confidence to ensure that you can connect and learn more without exposure.

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