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Publication or Company Felix
Job Title Lead Frontend Developer
Industry Advertising Agency, Graphic Design/Art Direction, Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Mobile, Public Relations, Sales/Advertising Sales, Social Media, Web Development
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements As the founding member of the front end team, you will be responsible for developing user experiences using client-side scripting languages and technologies eg. HTML5 & CSS3, PHP & MySQL and Javascript at a multi-million dollar business. You will work on the product hands-on to create HTML, CSS, JavaScript for client facing web application and web pages and making sure the user interactions and visual design ideas are correctly implemented. You need to have superior user interface skills with strong technical knowledge in current web and mobile development trends. You should also love creating new things and take pride in building out interfaces that delight customers.

Responsibilities will include but will not be limited to:
- Must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge in design and development trends from tablet, mobile, accessibility, site speed, etc.
- Ability to touch upon every aspect of the product creation from user acquisition, activation, retention and execute revenue generation strategies.
- Must be able to use Photoshop, with detailed pixel-perfect accuracy, implement them into strict, clean, well-structured JS/CSS.
- Work closely with backend engineers to apply visual design by modifying and adding HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and images on top of and around the code being developed.
- Apply the best design aesthetics under tight deadlines, while effectively managing trade-offs between business needs and customer benefit.
- Ensure that web applications work well across browsers and platforms, and advise the team on compatibility issues and tradeoffs.
- Perform cleanup of visual appearance and interactivity on existing pages to bring them in line with our UI standards and generally ensure that they are attractive and functional.
- Understand Interaction design and have a passion for usability and cutting edge user experiences. Fluent in mobile responsive design and understand how to effectively maintain media queries.
- MUST provide site list and code samples of web applications.


Qualifications:
- BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, and/?or demonstrated industry experience on similar successful projects
- 5+ years of experience in front-end web development in high traffic, consumer facing applications.
- Strong understanding of W3C best practices, performance, web analytic and SEO techniques.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Current on emerging technologies and best practices, desire to learn new technologies as they present themselves in the marketplace.
About Our Company Felix powers local commerce by connecting consumers with businesses at the moment they're ready to make a purchase. The way Felix works is deceptively simple - using advanced speech recognition technology, our advertisers only pay us when they receive a phone call from a new customer interested in doing business with them. Our next-generation product has been featured regularly in TechCrunch, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. in 2012, Felix's product was featured in Business Insider's "The Best Startup Pitches We've Ever Seen". Most importantly, every year we drive millions of measurable consumer transactions with our small businesses.

Felix is based in the heart of New York City and is committed to perfecting the way that consumers find and transact with local businesses. As a division of InterActiveCorp (IAC), our family of sister companies includes OKCupid, Vimeo, CollegeHumor, Match.com, Ask.com, About.com and dozens of other successful internet brands. Felix is profitable, growing rapidly, and focused on changing the way local businesses around the world acquire new customers.
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