At Sefaira, we strongly believe that to build a great product, you need great people. We enjoy working with other smart, focused people to build the next generation of web applications to
help architects design and build sustainable (green) buildings. With a strong customer demand, and a solid development roadmap ahead of us, we continue to build our extraordinary team of developers and engineers. We are now looking for an energetic and experienced UX/Data Visualization developer who can add further skills and capacity to our world class team.
The Challenge:You’ll be working in our brilliant frontend development team to deliver groundbreaking visualization solutions to very large and complex data sets. At Sefaira, we do a lot of data visualization, but graphs and charts don’t cut it. We’re experimenting with all kinds of 3D visualization in the browser, WebGL, and much, much more. Your first challenge will be to design a HTML5+JS visualization framework capable of exploration of multiple gigabytes worth of remotely hosted building physics data. Future UX challenges include the creation of new user interfaces for our award winning web based and mobile design tools. You’ll be building on our cloud platform and leveraging all the strengths of our virtualization environment. From day one, the software you’ll be building will have a large and immediate impact on the success of our product. In short, this position is an excellent opportunity to join a young software business with a big mission and plenty of growth ahead.
Ability to make pixel perfect sites that meet the design requirements and integrating code with the backend development team
Strong working knowledge of Photoshop; able to design and cut up comps with ease
Strong XHTML skills; knowledge of how to use appropriate hooks in XHTML to limit the amount of classes and ID’s required on a page
Deep understanding of CSS inheritance and how to use it to your advantage
Strong understanding of object oriented design concepts, theory and design patterns
Top notch portfolio demonstrating your UI, UX, HCI or DataViz expertise
Nice to haves:
Show us example of your work which has made it to visual.ly or FlowingData
Experience building platform technologies in a cloud computing environment
Experience with test frameworks such as JUnit, RSpec, Selenium
A background in art or illustration; alternatively, a background in physics or stats
Solid CS background - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (Masters/PhD a plus)