Do you live to code? Do you go to bed every night thinking about jQuery and wake up with site design on your mind? If so, we want to talk to you.
Tripping is the world's largest metasearch platform for home rentals (think: Kayak for Airbnb). We also have users in 175+ countries who use Tripping to meet locals for coffee, parties and free homestays. Sales have been doubling every month and we're fired up to take Tripping to the next level. Check it out - www.tripping.com
We're looking for a talented Front End Engineer to start ASAP. (Huge plus if you have solid design skills.) You'll work directly with our CTO to lead the development of cutting-edge site features. We're a tech-focused startup, so you'll have a lot of freedom to try new things and influence the design and technical direction of the site.
This is a real opportunity to join a FAST-GROWING, high-potential startup. We're venture-backed by top Silicon Valley investors and our founding team includes early employees from StubHub and Travelzoo. We work hard, play hard and travel as often as possible.
And we're moving fast, so send your resume today if you'd like to join our team.
Solid UI/UX design skills
Solid understanding of latest MVC frameworks and UI toolkits
Solid understanding of browser capabilities and restrictions
Strong ability to write structured code followed up with clear documentation
Strict adherence to web 2.0 standards and cross-platform compatibility
Ability to write clean, light code (and then test your clean, light code)
PHP knowledge highly desirable
Strong SQL knowledge desirable
Knowledge of web server platforms, protocols and applications
Linux experience is a plus
Understanding of SEO is a plus
It is required that you can work independently and under very tight deadlines
Obsession with new technologies and trends, especially in social or mobile tech
Self-driven, with a good approach to working efficiently and effectively
Organized, detail-oriented and able to set (and meet) realistic deadlines
True passion for creating clean, functional and well-designed sites
NON-TECHNICAL / DESIRABLE SKILLS
A good sense of humor, an open minded attitude & a high level of integrity
Sense of adventure: willing to take risks, either for the adrenaline or experience
Intense desire to build something successful from the ground-up
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience with travel, ecommerce or marketplace businesses
Love of travel, especially backpacking or visiting remote destinations
Solid pub trivia skills (we challenge startups to trivia every month)
Fluency in another language is a plus
Commensurate with experience