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IndustryConsumer, Advertising
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Engineering

User-Interface Engineer

at BuyWithMe in New York, NY   —   Apr 19, 2014   |  
Overview
BuyWithMe.com is one of the premier social buying destinations on the web, connecting top local brands with an engaged audience via our site and a network of media partnerships. As a member of the growing BuyWithMe team, you’ll be building valuable features for both merchants and consumers in the hottest and fastest-growing corner of e-commerce. BuyWithMe, Inc. is a Matrix Partners and Bain Capital Ventures backed company.

Engineers at BuyWithMe collaborate with other disciplines on product development from conception through implementation. Our platform is built using Ruby on Rails and MySQL, hosted in a cloud infrastructure. That said, we believe in using the right tool for the job. User-Interface Engineers focus on developing usable and scalable presentation layer software.

Be a part of a fast-paced, talented, exciting team and see your work produce results in the real world.
Responsibilities
Build, deploy, and maintain scalable, re-usable software for the front-end of BuyWithMe’s social buying platform
Measure and optimize the performance of new and existing websites
Participate in departmental code reviews, discussions, and refactoring exercises
Collaborate with QA to test user-interfaces and ensure cross-browser compatibility
Build software you’re proud of and support them, even after they’re has been released
Stay in tune with emerging and relevant technologies
Participate in departmental recruitment efforts
Effectively communicate with your colleagues, both technical and non-technical
Experience
An understanding of the importance of separating content from presentation
2+ years recent experience as a professional ui engineer or front-end developer working on high-traffic, high-availability websites
Expertise writing purely semantic and valid XHTML
Expertise applying styling to websites using CSS
Experience cutting and translating mocks into functional XHTML/CSS
Expertise enhancing user-interfaces using JavaScript, AJAX, and jQuery
Experience building cross-browser compatible websites
Experience optimizing the performance of website front-ends
A strong design sense and understanding of usability concerns
Experience with at least one server-side technology such as Ruby, Python, PHP, or JSP
Experience with object-oriented programming or familiarity with object-oriented concepts
Experience building software collaboratively using a distributed revision control system such as Git, SVN, or Mercurial
Experience integrating with third-parties/APIs
Education
• B.Sc or M.Sc degree in Computer Science or related field
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