Mashable: Front End Web Developer, Mashable Labs

Posted by | November 5, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: SF, NYC or virtual

URL: http://mashable.com

Mashable is seeking a talented Front End Web Developer to translate the work of our design team into pixel-perfect, efficient CSS and HTML. 
You’ll be working on both Mashable’s existing WordPress install and innovative social news projects in Ruby on Rails, developing projects used by more than 10 million unique users per month.  As part of a small team of developers and designers, you’ll have significant input on our development process and the direction of new products.
If you’re a strong developer who loves creating beautiful, functional web products, we want to talk to you.
Is this you?
  • 5+ years experience in front end development.
  • Passion for good-looking, standards-compliant, usable interfaces.
  • Highly self-motivated team player
  • A stickler for cross-browser and cross-platform testing.  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
We want people with:
  • Ability to convert PSDs into pixel-perfect CSS/HTML.
  • Extensive knowledge of standards-compatible CSS2/3, semantic HTML4/5, and unobtrusive Javascript with jQuery.
  • Knowledge of PHP and Ruby; you’ll be working with both languages to integrate markup into existing products.
  • Extensive understanding of progressive enhancement theory and techniques.
Big bonus points for:
  • GitHub or StackOverflow profile. Impress us with what you’ve done!
  • Experience working on open source projects (with examples)
  • Experience with WordPress and WordPress theme development
  • Experience developing for high-traffic websites
  • Experience with HAML and SASS
  • Experience with Linux

To apply: Complete the form on our website: https://mashable.wufoo.com/forms/apply-to-work-at-mashable-business-developers/

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