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UI Architect (JavaScript / CSS / HTML)

at Mark Logic in San Carlos, CA   —   Jul 23, 2014   |  
Mark Logic is looking for a Lead Front End Engineer with a balance of technical and creative skills to join our development team. We’re not simply adding another front end developer – this is a completely new role, at lead/architect level; a ground floor opportunity to lead all UI layer development as we expand our UI product portfolio.

We’re excited about the huge opportunities our new products provide to our customers (like Visa, JPMorgan, LexisNexis, JetBlue) – to actually improve transparency and enable better information management.

In this role, you’ll create a set of new products that will redefine application development in key sectors like finance, publishing, and e-government. Come revolutionize how companies run their businesses for the better!

Recently named the fourth-fastest growing information technology company in Silicon Valley, Mark Logic is a 160-person company based in San Carlos, CA, with sales and consulting offices on the east coast and in the UK.

Unlike relational database and search hybrid solutions, MarkLogic Server is uniquely able to deliver content information applications, which meet a broader range of user requirements by fully leveraging contents’ XML structure. That’s why leading businesses and government organizations rely on Mark Logic to give them the agility to quickly adapt to changing market conditions and new product requirements. It's being adopted by companies like LexisNexis for all their new products, Visa, JPMorgan, JetBlue, Oxford University Press, and hundreds of other customers from publishing to government to aerospace and finance.

We are privately held and backed by top-tier venture capital firms including Sequoia Capital. For more information, to download a trial or community version, or to read the award-winning Mark Logic CEO Blog, visit:
Create brilliant front end solutions for current and future customers (we have about 200 and counting)
Be all things front-end; drive our UI technical/architecture decisions, be our go-to resource and advisor for others across the company
Work closely with Director of UX, engineering, product management, and marketing teams to translate aesthetic vision into successful interactive apps
Someone with strong fundamental CS knowledge (data structures, algorithms) is ideal, as is a true passion for user interface development – but most importantly, we need someone with a demonstrated ability to understand both the possibilities and constraints of web applications + large data problems.
Deep experience with [the good parts of] JavaScript
Proven success in designing and developing great cross-browser web apps (commercial or open source)
Capable of swiftly moving from a sketch [whether from a napkin, or pixel perfect PhotoShop layout ] to creating an interactive application based on semantic markup, unobtrusive JavaScript and smart use of web standards
Understanding of end-to-end web architecture, including REST, URI’s and common data formats
Excels at communicating and collaborating with internal and external communities
Nice to Have: Experience founding a new project and taking to completion or successful launch
A plus: Graphic design skills with software like PhotoShop or Illustrator
BS/MS in Computer Science or related discipline is preferred, however talent trumps specific qualifications
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