Front End Engineer (JS) - Greenfield Oppt'y - Established Company - Benchmark Cap Funded

full-time.

Description

We need your ideas and passion for good, clean design! Ground floor opportunity for front-end enthusiasts who want to code things The Right Way™. Opportunity to contribute to the design and development of our new site(s). Additional coding to optimize existing site, as necessary.

Some of what you’ll do…

  • Architect and implement complex user interactions through HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Create highly optimized code
  • Leverage best practices to create modularized reusable code
  • Embrace OO front end architecture
  • Understand and love responsive design
  • Embrace jQuery and AJAX
  • Utilize php/jsp/*sp as a last resort, only when JavaScript cannot do and the services team cannot provide
  • Work with our fantastic Product team which includes former leaders from Gilt, eBay and Zappos

About you…

  • Experience developing code for high-traffic web sites
  • Ability to troubleshoot and explain performance bottlenecks
  • Be awesome and make those around you awesome!
  • Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you everyday

  • Experience developing consumer-facing websites in a professional production environment a plus

  • An appreciation for one-of-a-kind items such as furniture, art and jewelry always welcome
  • Your participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!

Relocation available

Proud sponsor of jQNYC (jqnyc.com) and Hardcore JavaScript (hardcorejs.com) Technical Meetups

About us…

1stdibs.com ~ The Most Beautiful Things On Earth.

1stdibs is the world’s largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art.

Backed by Benchmark Capital, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Barnes & Noble.com, MLB and Twitter.

Art gallery events, well-stocked kitchen and weekly catered lunches, loft style office space in NYC's Flatiron district, & all the fun of a startup baked into an already successful business.

New York, Ny


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