Firstborn: Creative Front-End Developer

Posted by | January 20, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: New York, NY

URL: http://www.firstborn.com

You will work hand-in-hand with the creative and development teams
to create rich Internet applications using web-standard technologies. You’ll
develop pixel-perfect websites and applications for desktop and mobile devices
using your HTML, CSS and JavaScript skills.
SKILLS & APTITUDES
  • 2+ years experience with cross-browser
    development using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with any of the major JavaScript
    frameworks (jQuery, YUI, Dojo, etc)
  • Basic knowledge of any server-side language
    (e.g. PHP, C#, Ruby, etc)
  • Solid debugging skills using Firebug or Webkit
    Web Inspector
  • Strong communication skills (both in person
    and in writing)
  • Desire to learn and to share knowledge
  • Organized, attention to details
  • Excellent sense of aesthetic and motion
  • Familiarity with Photoshop
  • Ability to work within a collaborative team
    environment wearing multiple hats
  • Support the creative team on usability and
    accessibility problems
GOOD TO HAVE
  • Creative background
  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • Experience with website and/or application
    development for mobile devices
  • Basic Flash knowledge
  • Experience using version control systems (e.g.
    SVN)
  • Object Oriented programming skills
  • Experience with front-end performance
    optimization
  • Third party API experience (e.g. YouTube,
    Twitter, Flickr, Facebook)
  • Experience with Facebook application
    development
  • Knowledge of HTML5 and the new CSS3 modules
  • CMS integration and development
COMPENSATION PACKAGE
  • Competitive salary based on skills
    and experience
  • Medical, dental and long term
    disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Casual attire
  • Enthusiastic and fast paced work
    environment 
  • Great people who love what they do

To apply: Please send your resume and work samples to jobs.developer@firstborn.com

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