Behance: WANTED: Really Cool Person with Great Front-end Skills

Posted by | October 11, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: New York, New York


Behance, a passionate and rapidly growing creative team seeks a talented front-end developer.
Job Description:
We are looking for someone who loves writing efficient, semantic HTML / CSS as beautiful as the designs themselves. You’ll be working closely with our awesome developers to iterate everything from new features to full web sites and applications. You’ll also work closely with our incredible design team to implement site designs and interactions.  You should have a strong knowledge of JavaScript to create smooth interactions and enhanced front-end functionality. You should also have a keen eye for details with high standards for code quality and efficiency. Some experience with PHP is required (you don’t have to be an expert, but you should know how to use it on a basic level ).
If you are eager to work on an amazing team, to learn and push forward with new technologies like LESS and NodeJS, and to constantly grow your abilities, this job is definitely for you!
  1. 2-3 years experience writing HTML and CSS
  2. 1-2 years experience with JavaScript
  3. Working knowledge of basic PHP
  4. Ability to transfer PSD mockups into the final HTML/CSS/JS with a strong eye for detail, using semantic code and best practices
  5. Knowledge and experience with cross-browser compatibility, including older versions of IE (we sometimes test down to IE6, though we are moving away from it!)
  6. Desire to use emerging front-end technologies (HTML5, CSS3+)
  7. Passion and a love of what you do!
Bonus points:
  1. Experience writing/maintaining CSS/JS for huge websites
  2. Experience with MVC PHP frameworks, especially CodeIgniter
  3. Experience with MVC JavaScript frameworks
  4. Experience with JS Libraries, such as jQuery
  5. Experience with version control, especially SVN
  6. A Stackoverflow account
About Behance:
We imagine a world where creative professionals and teams are more productive, more great ideas happen, and the best talent is matched with the best opportunity. Our development team is world class, composed of smart, passionate developers who want to build cool stuff.
We develop products and services that help make this dream a reality.
Our web properties and applications include:
Behance Network ///
A professional network for creatives, utilizing countless technologies
ProSite ///
Website builder with extreme JS, API integrations- no flash.
Online magazine driven by a CMS, accompanied by an annual conference
Action Method ///  
Task management w/ extreme JS, API powers iPad / Android, iPhone apps
The Served Sites ///
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To apply: Send a resume to with the subject "I’m your next Front End Developer!" Links to your personal portfolio site, GitHub account, and/or past work is strongly encouraged.

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