Zendesk: Front End Developer – Marketing

Posted by | October 25, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: San Francisco, CA

URL: www.zendesk.com

We are currently looking for a Front-End Developer who is passionate about the modern web to join our quirky marketing team.  Along with a motley crew of race-car drivers, kung-fu pros, karoake divas, and the inventor of Star Wars yoga, you’ll be working on projects that constantly innovate zendesk.com, a site often showcased on well-known design blogs.  You take pride in clean, efficient markup, keep up watch and criticize the latest trends and know that there is no easy separation between design and development.   You are full of new ideas, self-driven, detail oriented, can prioritize and multi-task because we have a lot of cool stuff for you to work on.
Requirements:
  • 3+ years experience with (handcoded) HTML, CSS, JS in a full-time position.
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript including object-oriented JavaScript, DOM scripting, AJAX, and jQuery.
  • Working knowledge of WordPress
  • Strong knowledge of compatibility and cross-browser issues
  • Experience taking wireframes/mockups and turning them into standards compliant HTML/CSS, as well as working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator in a web production environment
  • Interest in marketing, analytics, user experience, information architecture on a website
  • History of caring for the technical needs of a site with high volume traffic
Bonus Skills:
  • HTML5, HTML5 Boilerplate?, CSS3
  • Graphic design or other involvement in the visual arts
  • Mobile development
  • Git/Github
  • Web performance optimization?
  • HTML email
  • User Testing experience and/or familiarity with website analytics and optimization tools, including A/B or Multivariate testing, in particular Google Analytics and Google Website Optimizer
  • Familiarity with modern SEO/SEM
We offer competitive compensation, vacation, medical and dental coverage, life and disability insurance, and stock options.

To apply: For fastest consideration please send your resume to our technical recruiter, EHayes@zendesk.com, or click http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=ol4XVfw1&s=jobs.37signals.com to apply.

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