Basis: Sr. Web Engineer & Javascript Whiz

Posted by | February 25, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: San Francisco, CA


We are a team of alums from places like Google, Microsoft, EA and NASA looking for a seasoned developer
to join our team. Must be adept at front-end web development (esp.
CSS3/Javascript) and the various technologies / protocols that power
modern web applications. If you care about building a well-designed,
user-centric product that can improve the health of millions and
creating an amazing window to the world’s single largest repository of
vital signs, we want you.
  • Own the presentation layer of our web application and deliver a
    compelling user interface working with our design and engineering teams.
  • Ensure site compatibility in all major browsers (no IE6, yay!).
  • Work collaboratively with back end developers (including some
    hardcore back-end tinkering yourself) to quickly complete projects in an
    agile environment.
  • Help shape product direction, lead and own outcomes, and contribute to a fun culture.
About Us:
  • Alums from places like Google, Microsoft, EA and NASA who wanted a
    smaller, fun environment, and to be around really smart people doing
    groundbreaking stuff.
  • Building a unique, lovable, mass-market service that gives
    individuals personalized health feedback based on their vital signs,
    especially heart rate.
  • Along the way, we are also amassing the world’s single largest
    repository of vital signs — a biometric data set few people have seen
    before but that you’ll get to work on every day.
  • Based in the sunny part of San Francisco close to BART/MUNI and parking.
About You
  • Technologies: CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, PHP 5.3, Zend Framework (or
    similar MVC framework), Git and Adobe Creative Suite (4 or 5).
  • A portfolio of work (links to projects, code) that we can review.
  • Just as comfortable working directly with Javascript as with manipulating frameworks like jQuery.
  • A drive to implement pixel perfect renditions of designs and Apple-like design sensibility.
  • No offshore contractor inquiries please. You need to be local in the Bay Area and eligible to work in the US.
  • Experience testing views using a tool like QUnit, Jasmine or Selenium.
  • Experience with FLOT, Canvas and data visualization tools.Experience with FLOT, Canvas and data visualization tools.
  • Actively contributed to open source software.
  • Worked with Amazon Web Services and staged deployment environments.
  • Experience with the Facebook platform and social games.

To apply: Apply by sending us a CV and sample portfolio to

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