Schoology: Front End Developer

Posted by | May 30, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: New York, NY

URL: http://www.schoology.com

Schoology is one of the fastest growing education technology startups, with nearly 1 million users across the world. To support our rapid growth we are expanding our team. We are looking for a front end web developer to work with our product and marketing team on enhancing the user experience. Being a front end developer means having a creative spark, but a pixel level attention to detail. Your work will be front and center for new users that come to Schoology. For existing users, your work will be defining their user experience.
About Schoology:
Schoology is a learning platform and network that connects student, parents, and educators to each other, and to their academic life. From the basics of online homework and grading to completely virtual and self-paced courses. From private groups to public, cross-school professional learning networks. Schoology is about learning. Together.

Responsibilities:
  • Work directly with the Product team to style, skin, and enhance the user experience for logged-in users
  • Work directly with the Product team to design and implement rapid prototypes for new features, functionality, and ideas
  • Work directly with the Marketing team to build and maintain our front-end website, responsible for getting users to sign-up and come back to Schoology
  • Own and maintain the visual appearance of Schoology, working with the UI/UX and Design teams to implement features and functionality
  • Maintain a pixel level attention to detail

Experience:
  • 3+ years in web development, and mastery of HTML, CSS, and Javascript (jQuery)
  • Ability to work with HTML5 Canvas
  • Proficient in Photoshop/Illustrator/Gimp

Skills:
  • Passion for cross-browser compatability both in CSS and HTML/JS
  • Eye for good product and design
  • Desire to learn new technologies
Perks:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Full benefits
  • Generous stock options
  • Weekly FreshDirect grocery delivery & weekly catered lunch
  • Monthly office happy hour/party
  • Lounge with pool table
  • Classic Pac-Man/Galaga arcade machine
  • Coke machine stocked with free drinks
  • Full kitchen

To apply: https://www.schoology.com/job-openings.php

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