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Funding500K-1M USD
Employees10
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryGames, Mobile, Software, Consumer, Entertainment
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Web Engineer

at Kwarter in San Francisco, CA   —   Apr 12, 2014   |  
Overview
Kwarter builds fun, social, and rewarding mobile experiences to engage viewers and celebrate TV's most powerful moments. Each week the top 10 TV shows in the US are watched by over 100 million people. At Kwarter, we build applications for audiences of this size. The work we do here is seen by the whole world.

The person who fills this role will be responsible for Kwarter's desktop and mobile web presence while working as a primary member of Kwarter's engineering group. The goal of the Kwarter engineering group is simple: to design and build high-performance systems to support interactive mobile gaming at the scale of national broadcast television audiences.
Responsibilities
Own our web presence and build javascript applications that can handle the scale of broadcast television and interactive gaming
Implement beautiful designs using bleeding edge tools like HTML5, jQuery, EmberJS, D3, WebSockets, WebGL, ECMAScript 5
Ability to quickly fix bugs, solve problems, and look for new ways to improve our web presence on both desktop and mobile browsers
Write maintainable code with extensive unit + functional test coverage
Experience
A working knowledge of Agile Development practices (SCRUM, TDD)
Extensive knowledge of HTML5, DOM, CSS3 + browsers quirks
Expert level knowledge of the JavaScript language and experience with jQuery, EmberJS, D3
Python experience, or other backend development experience (Ruby, PHP, etc)
Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (HTTP request/response - cookies, headers, caching, etc)
Desired:
Experience working with REST APIs and an understanding of OAuth2
Experience with Twitter Bootstrap
Experience with LESS or SASS
Experience working with Git + GitHub (ideally you have contributed to open source projects)
Skills
EmberJS
jQuery
DOM
Github
CSS3
Python
HTML5
Education
BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
Compensation
Competitive salary and generous stock options
* Flexible and generous vacation policy
* You pick your setup - When you join you have $5k to spend on your gear - Apple MacBook Air or Pro, Apple Displays, iPhone, iPad, Bag, Aeron Chair, Desk, etc
* Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability Insurance + Paid maternity and paternity leave + Gym membership reimbursement
* Education Benefits - Tuition Reimbursement + budget for conferences/trainings + $100/month book allowance to expand your knowledge
* Commuter Benefits - Pre-tax benefits to help you get around the bay area
* Stocked kitchen + catered lunches weekly
* Employee discounts on everyday expenses - Apple, TMobile, Avis, Hertz, BestBuy, etc...
* A strong belief in life/work balance
* A supportive, collaborative group of people who understand that success depends on the team
* Fun and memorable company trips (Las Vegas last July, Lake Tahoe this December)
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