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Funding5M-10M USD
IndustryWeb 2.0, Entertainment, Social Networking
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Front-End/UI Engineer

at Zivity in San Francisco, CA   —   Apr 17, 2014   |  
We are a revolutionary artist/fan interaction and monetization platform led by a team of internet leaders from PayPal and LinkExchange. We are backed by Founders Fund and Blue Run Ventures, the same investors that funded PayPal, Slide and many other web success stories. If you are ready to change the way consumers interact on the web and can handle the ensuing chaos and fun, then you just might enjoy working with us.

Our engineers turn good ideas into great prototypes and evolve those interface prototypes into addictive online experiences. Interface development for us is where the rubber meets the road: where testing, design, development, and content collide. We’re seeking one additional developer who knows the web inside and out to help us become a global multimedia publishing brand that provides fans with top quality tools to support and interact with the artists they love and provides artists with a superior means to access, interact with and grow their fan-bases.
Implement core functionality of the company website by designing and implementing website logic that will run efficiently and can be easily maintained.
Assist in developing specifications for new features and determine technical feasibility.
Design interface of the features as well as the underlying code, including business logic features that communicate with the company database and client application.
Debug and maintain the website in a variety of environments, including cross-domain and cross-browser implementation.
Support changes in the generation process of web pages.
The ideal candidate knows when and why to use tables, has knowledge of when an XMLHTTPRequest is useful versus when it is just cool, and can hand-tune markup for efficient rendering.
3+ years of software or web development experience.
1-3 years experience in at least one typical web programming language (Python, PHP, Perl, Ruby, etc.)
Expertise in building and maintaining web pages using HTML, CSS, and object-oriented JavaScript.
Experience with HTML templating systems (Cheetah, Django, Smarty, CakePHP, etc.)
Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks, including Ajax networking (jQuery, MochiKit, YUI, Dojo, etc.)
Comfortable with DOM manipulation (beyond innerHTML)
Expertise with internet/web technologies such as browsers, firewalls, and http.
Comfortable rendering designs as efficient web-pages.
Working knowledge of source control software (CVS, Subversion, etc.).
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Systems Engineering, Graphic Design or related field or equivalent experience.
We offer competitive salaries, equity, 401(k) plan, comprehensive health benefits and copious snacks. We’re easily accessible from MUNI, BART, and CalTrain and close to lots of great places to eat, about a block from South Park.
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