Front-end Developer

Location: New York, NY

Department: Flavorwire

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Flavorpill Media is a fast-growing media company based in Soho, NYC, dedicated to connecting people with culture, and looking for an experienced front-end developer with strong Wordpress expertise, some back-end experience, and an eye for good web design. The right candidate will take the lead in the continued development of Flavorwire, our daily updated cultural blog (www.flavorwire.com), which reaches 3M uniques monthly.  

The right candidate is passionate about user experience and making products that people love.  He/she will lead the development of both the Flavorwire site, including the mobile/responsive versions, and the daily email.  


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead site front-end code development and iteration of core features to optimize UI/UX
  • Lead the development and iteration of the email newsletters
  • Practice Lean methodologies, running experiments and improving based on data
  • Create and implement a solid maintenance and troubleshooting plan to optimize performance
  • Test all front-end interfaces for cross-browser compatibility and supported devices

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of front-end development
  • Expert with Wordpress (VIP a huge plus)
  • Expert in PHP, HTML/Haml, CSS/Sass, AJAX, JavaScript/jQuery/CoffeeScript
  • Experience with creating and maintaining responsive layouts
  • Knowledge of email development techniques (not afraid of old school HTML!)
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Knowledge of wireframing and product layout techniques
  • Passion for building accessible, engaging web-based UI/UX

To apply, send us:

  • Your Github and/or code samples
  • Why you want to work at Flavorpill

 

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