Spruce Media: Social Web Designer / Front-End Developer

Posted by | November 28, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Anywhere

URL: http://www.sprucemedia.com

We are looking for a great designer to join our team and help make our
application look as good as it acts. As a designer your knowledge and
experience will help innovate and shape our application. We are looking for
people with a history of designing and the portfolio to show it.
You will work as an integral part of the tech team to help
enhance and build the user experience and evolve our product. This is a great
opportunity to be creative and put your ideas in action.

You should

  • Have a passion for web design, development and
    technology in general
  • Have a portfolio of completed designs and
    mockups.
  • Enjoy an advanced knowledge of design principles
    as they relate to modern web applications
  • Be competent with Photoshop/Fireworks and can
    quickly churn out design ideas
  • Be knowledgeable of best practices and web-based
    standards
  • Love to stay up to date with the latest developments
    in all things web development

You will

  • Develop agile designs and integrate them with
    the team
  • Help lead the application through brilliant
    designs that will integrate well in the Facebook ecosystem
  • Take ownership in making sure the application
    looks right, feels right and is just plain awesome
  • Work independently and with a group of
    developers
  • Be immersed daily in a variety of hands-on
    technical work primarily focused on user interaction but at times may not be

You must

  • Be able to create beautiful HTML and CSS, by
    hand
  • Help guide the direction of features based on
    great design and user interaction
  • Demonstrate excellent knowledge of JavaScript
    and MVC frameworks (Spine, Backbone, etc.)
  • Also demonstrate a knowledge and understanding
    of other mainstream languages (C#, etc.)
  • Be able to be flexible and jump in where
    necessary (backend at times at least to understand and make some changes.)
The perks

  • Work from your home or in one of our offices in
    SOMA San Francisco, CA or Washington DC
  • Work in an environment that understands
    developers and designers. No cubicles or unnecessary meetings. Have the latest
    hardware (usually) and people will laugh at techie jokes.
  • Work with other people just as awesome as you
  • Very attractive compensation, great benefits and
    equity

Salary: DOE, up to 125k

 

To apply: To apply, please email us your resume and a cover letter to software-engineer [at] sprucemedia.com. If selected, we will be in contact for an interview. We regret that we are not able to respond to everyone. Applications sent to any other email address us

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