Yelp Inc.: Yelp is hiring a Software Engineer – Front-End

Posted by | October 12, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: www.yelp.com/careers

Our front end engineers lay down the polish on each of our core properties: they are our engineering front line.  From implementing new user interfaces and features to battling browser inconsistencies and everywhere in between, they walk the HTML, CSS and JavaScript stack with ease.  Our front end engineers are the glue between our engineering team and the more than 63 million people who visit our site every month. The fruits of their labor are released on a daily cycle. 
Requirements: 
  • Mastery of cross-browser HTML and CSS
  • Able to create clean and maintainable code from mock ups
  • Serious knowledge and understanding of JavaScript
  • Comfortable working in a Unix environment
  • Able to work closely with and incorporate feedback from other engineers and product managers
  • Keeps up with evolving web standards (HTML5, CSS3) and best practices
Pluses: 
  • Experience with server side programming (we’re a python shop)
  • Active contributor to open source software
  • Mobile web development experience
  • Examples of websites you’ve built
  • Proficiency with Fireworks, Photoshop or related tools
  • Excellent typing ability in the presence of flying nerf darts
Interested in applying? Sweet! Share with us why you want to work at Yelp and don’t forget to mention any side projects, open source contributions, and personal websites/blogs.

To apply: Go here to apply: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=ophdVfwy&s=37signals

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