Front-End Software Engineer for the Huffington Post Streaming Network

New York
Oct 04, 2012
Nov 03, 2012
Digital Media
Full Time
Huffington Post is building a next generation ground breaking live streaming network.

Role: Front-End Engineer
As a Front-End Engineer you will be part of a dynamic team challenged with building out an socially engaging online video experience.  We'll be solving our challenges using modern client side technologies and methodologies.


    •    Build and maintain slick and responsive client side applications that work consistently across all A grade browsers
    •    Build corresponding apps for mobile, tablet, and other devices.
    •    Build in-house utilities to facilitate our video production workflow
    •    Develop APIs to aid in the integration of our components into other offerings
    •    Incorporate designs into pixel accurate representations across various environments.
    •    Being conscientious about performance implications of your code
    •    Staying on top of the latest front-end trends, technologies, and web standards.


    •    Passion for client side development that delivers the best possible user experience.
    •    Fluency in Actionscript, Javascript, or similar client side languages.
    •    Knowledge of advanced client-side techniques including optimization, object-oriented architecture, and asynchronous UI
    •    Experience working with json and restful web services
    •    Enthusiasm for your work and ability to work in a team
    •    Ability to work collaboratively with design, product management, and engineering teams
    •    Knowledge of web standards, CSS-based design, and cross-browser compatibility
    •    Comfortable working with Git or other version control
    •    Familiarity with test driven development and continuous integration.
    •    Experience with web video a huge plus.

This position is full-time in our New York City office.

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