Big Human: Senior Front-End Developer with Back-end Experience

Posted by | July 17, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: New York, NY


Big Human, a NYC based digital product design studio, is currently seeking a senior front-end developer with back-end experience. We’re looking for a well-rounded individual who’s passionate about the latest web technologies but also inspired by innovative design. As a member of the Big Human team, you’ll get to develop some of today’s hottest sites and apps in a casual work environment all while sipping your iced coffee, listening to your favorite Spotify playlist and kicking back in our sleek Union Square office space.?
Requirements: ?
  • B.S in computer science (or if you’re a self-taught genius that’s good too).???
  • 5+ years of experience.
  • Thorough understanding of HTML5, CSS3, Responsive design.
  • A curiosity and excitement for new web technologies / latest trends. ???
  • Ability to generate pixel-perfect web pages from high fidelity mock ups created in Photoshop.
  • Appreciation for design, usability, cross-browser compatibility, and accessibility concerns.
  • Extensive experience in hand coding, no WYSIWYG coding.
  • The ability to write standards compliant HTML & CSS with thought given to accessibility and SEO.
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions.
  • Experience using JS Frameworks (jQuery, MooTools, YUI, etc.).
  • Writing well-formed, unobtrusive JS with scalability and extensibility in mind.
  • Experience / familiarity with integrating major 3rd party APIs (Facebook Open Graph, Twitter, Google Maps, YouTube, Open Social, etc…).
  • Some experience with server-side scripting (PHP, Java, etc…).
  • Experience working with AJAX and services/ API’s to serve up dynamic and data-heavy content.
  • Excellent debugging and problem solving skills (use of Firebug plug-in, Charles Web Proxy).
  • Experience with source control (SVN, GitHub, or Mercurial).
  • Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes.
  • Must be available to work on site.
A plus for: ?
  • Experience / familiarity with one of the following CMS platforms: Drupal, Joomla, WordPress (or similar).
  • Experience with mobile web development.
  • Agency experience/ working with visual & UX designers.

To apply: Send an email with the subject line “Senior Developer” to along with your resume and links of sites you’ve coded. Applications without links to work will not be considered.

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