Wikispaces: Front-End Engineer

Posted by | September 28, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips


Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: is looking for a front-end engineer who lives and breathes HTML, CSS, and Javascript. You’ll own our interface and will make your mark on a site with over 10 million monthly visitors and thousands of customers.
This position is full time in San Francisco.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about developing to web standards and excited about the power of modern browsers — and no, we don’t support IE6! You prefer clean and elegant over bright and flashy and find beauty in pixel-perfection across a variety of platforms. You can point to your work over the last few years that shows off your clean design aesthetic.
Programming knowledge beyond Javascript is a plus. You should be comfortable with navigating your way around Linux and using version control systems (we love git). Double extra bonus points for dabbling in Gimp or Photoshop, but don’t worry if you don’t consider yourself a graphic designer.
Above all, you love to build and ship consumer web applications that real people will use every day.
Why you should apply
We’re a small, smart, fast-moving company where you’ll play a huge part in the success of our business. We’re proud to build applications used by millions of real people a month. We’re also private and closely-held, growing fast, and profitable. If you want to be challenged and rewarded for your success, play a big role in the company you work for, and want life to be free of meetings, office politics, and big-company-boredom, drop us a line.
About us
Wikispaces is the world’s easiest to use wiki hosting service. We offer free, subscription, and private label services. We’re a five-year-old company based in San Francisco’s South of Market district. You’ll be working with Adam, Carole, Debbie, Dom, Eric, James, Jeff, Julie, Ryan, and Sarah. We are creative and driven, we love bringing Wikispaces to new people every day, and we build great web applications.

To apply: Send a brief introduction and current resume to Please include URLs to samples of your work.

Principals only. Seriously. Recruiters, we appreciate your interest but please don’t be offended when we do not take your calls.

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