Front-End Software Engineer for the Huffington Post Streaming Network

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 04, 2012
Closes
Nov 03, 2012
Category
Digital Media
Duration
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.

Responsibilities:

    •    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.

Requirements:

    •    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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