OkCupid.com: Web Developer / Designer

Posted by | August 20, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: New York, NY

URL: www.okcupid.com

We are OkCupid, a leading free online dating site. We’re growing like crazy (http://dl.dropbox.com/u/33064/OkQuantcast.PNG) due to the buzz about our product, and in particular the user experience that has changed the way people think about online dating. You may have seen us in the New York Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/13/technology/internet/13cupid.html) or on CNBC (http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?play=1&video=1564298601). We think you’ll love our blog (http://blog.okcupid.com/). If you don’t, you probably won’t like us, either. 
We’re looking for a rock-star designer with strong front-end development skills (XHTML/CSS/JS) and a great sense of design to join our creative team. Along with the rest of product team, you’ll be improving the presentation and usability of the best dating site on Earth. 
We… 
  • Are a small team where your opinions matter 
  • Have complex problems that require simple and elegant solutions 
  • Work hard, play hard, and love what we do 
  • Are constantly growing and evolving 
  • Love math and science (just thought you should know) 
You… 
  • Are detail oriented – Have a solid understanding of UI/UX design 
  • Have data visualization experience 
  • Write clean, simple, easy-to-read code 
  • Rock XHTML/CSS with the best of them 
  • Know more than the basics of JavaScript (some knowledge of objects is a must) 
  • Have worked with SVN or another version control 
  • Are self-motivated and hard-working 
  • Love OkCupid (not really a prerequisite, but it’ll happen) 
Bonus points if you… 
  • Have mobile design experience 
  • Have social media integration experience 
  • Have some advertising design experience 
  • Will beat our CEO at pool (we have a table in the office) 
  • Have serious ninja rope skills in Worms (we also have an Xbox) 
  • Read xkcd 
Interested? 
  • Perfect. Send us a link to your portfolio, examples of your markup, and tell us why you’re excited to join our team. 

To apply: Email hr@okcupid.com with a link to your portfolio, examples of your markup, a little about yourself, and why you’re excited to join our team.

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