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Front End Developer

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As a senior JavaScript engineer you will be leading the design and construction of the interface interactivity of this agency's clients’ sites through the masterful use of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and other related front-end technologies. You will lead small teams of talented engineers and collaborate with backend developers, information architects, business analysts and visual designers. this company is partial to true engineers who apply their computer science background to the efficient and powerful art of JavaScript development.

Their typical engagement size and the size of our teams makes it possible for all team members to craft and shape the experiences they produce, with the full support of the leads and directors. The flexibility of their process makes for happy clients and the unusual ability to produce exactly the work you envision. If you want to make a real difference on a project, this is your dream role.

Off projects, you will be expected to teach your colleagues something they didn’t know in an area you are excited about. Is mobile app development your fantasy? How about responsive markup or rich, cross-browser compliant animations?
Key Responsibilities:
• Write clean, pristine, semantic, valid, seo-friendly HTML
• Cross-browser CSS
• Embrace drop shadows, fancy fonts, sliders, lightboxes, mega dropdowns, transitions, responsive design…
• Work within web frameworks such as Magento & Django
• Collaborative teamwork
• Ability to work agile
• Skills/Qualifications:
• 2+ years of JavaScript-specific application development
• 5+ years of HTML & CSS development
• Knowledge of advanced CSS techniques (x-browser, sprites, box model, positioning, reflows, repaints, etc) and CSS3
• Pixel-perfectionist!
• Able to know when to crawl the DOM and how to setup an event listener
• Photoshop, firebug, and a text editor encompass 99% of your toolset
• Experience working with hosted fonts
• Experience with javascript libraries such as jQuery, Prototype, YUI, etc
• Experience writing or integrating with programming languages, preferably PHP, Python or Java
• Ecommerce exposure a plus
• Magento and/or Django experience a plus
• Mobile development a plus
This is a full–time, on–site position at an award–winning company with a passion for smart design and fulfilling user experiences. The company is located in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, in a bright, cheerful office complete with game room and dog.

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