Are you interested in pioneering the next generation of web technologies in organizing, understanding and summarizing dynamic opinion content? Are you passionate toward a beautiful user experience and design elements with strong design talent and skills? Do you love solving challenging data visualizations in a new and meaningful way? Exciting DC area start-up is seeking highly talented and motivated Flex U/I Designer and Developer to become a part of our founding engineering team. Your compensation will be part ownership of the Company until we obtain adequate funding. Part-time/ moonlighting is fine but full time preferred. A minimum of 20 hours per week, time commitment is required.
Use RIA front-end skills to develop consumer facing interface
Extend our user interface to show application analytics to corporate customers
Develop tools to enhance our backend quality and administrative controls
Work with backend engineers on enhancing the database model and extensions to it
Work with product management to spec out new features and functionality
Rapidly iterate on feature releases
2+ years of experience building elegant and engaging RIA applications on Adobe's Flex/AIR platform
Demonstrated knowledge of the Flex drawing API, Flash, and third party declarative graphics framework (Degrafa, etc.)
Experience with Subversion or other version control system
Previous experience integrating Flex/AIR within Python/TurboGears framework
Working knowledge of Objective-C and Cocoa
Experience with PostgreSQL
Strong design skills with Photoshop, Fireworks or similar graphic design applications
Strong understanding of the development process and best practices, database design and implementation.
Strong intuitions on good and bad user interfaces
Excellent communication skills
High attention to detail
Self-starter and team player who loves the creative and multi-task life of a start-up
Engineering and/or computer science degree preferred
Equity stake in the Company as a founding member of our engineering team.