Firstborn: Jr. HTML Developer

Posted by | September 16, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: New York, NY


Junior HTML Developer
Firstborn, an
award-winning interactive agency, is in the process of interviewing candidates
for a fulltime, on-site position of a Software Engineer in our New York office.
About Firstborn
Firstborn is an
independently owned design and technology firm with headquarters in New York
City and Los Angeles. Since our inception in 1997, we have created breakthrough
interactive tools for high-profile clients in the fashion, beauty, sports,
technology and entertainment industries. We are designers, producers and
developers who share a passion for translating great ideas into an engaging,
intelligent and innovative user experience. Our project teams brainstorm,
experiment, and create a product that is well designed, functional, and always
Key Duties:       
  • Work hand-in-hand with the creative team, designers and other programmers to
    create rich internet applications using web-standard technologies.
  • Develop pixel-perfect websites and applications for desktop and mobile
    devices using your HTML, CSS and JS skills.
  • Skills and
    Aptitudes Required:
  • 1+ years experience with cross-browser development using (X)HTML, CSS and
  • Experience with any of the major JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, YUI,
    mootools, prototype, etc).
  • Know and follow best practices.
  • Understands about accessibility and semantics.
  • Basic knowledge of any server-side language (e.g. PHP, C#, Ruby, Python,
  • Strong communication skills (both in person and in writing)
  • Organized.
  • Desire to learn and to share knowledge.
  • Attention to details.
Familiar with:         
  • Photoshop.
  • Firebug or Webkit Web Inspector.
Good to Have:         
  • Creative/arts background.
  • Experience with SEO.
  • Ability and experience working within a collaborative team environment
    wearing multiple hats.
  • Experience with website and/or application development for mobile devices.
  • Basic Flash knowledge.
  • Experience using version control systems (e.g. SVN, GIT).
  • Object Oriented programming skills.
  • Experience with front-end performance optimization.
  • Used API of any major website before (e.g. YouTube, Twitter, Flickr,
  • Experience with Facebook application development.
  • Knowledge about HTML5 and the new CSS3 modules.
Requirements in
  • Should be able to send code samples or live sites to show capabilities
    (should be proficient in HTML, CSS, JS).
Firstborn offers
an excellent compensation package that includes:
  • Competitive salary (compensation
    will be based on experience)
  • Medical, Dental, and Long Term
    Disability Insurance
  • 401k
  • Casual attire
  • Pleasant, enthusiastic, fast paced
    work environment with a lot of great people who love what they do


To apply: For immediate and confidential consideration, please email your resume and an overview of your past projects (and URLs) to:

We regret that we are only able to respond to those selected for an interview. No phone ca

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