Mobile Front-End SW Engineer

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 04, 2012
Closes
Nov 03, 2012
Duration
Full Time
About AOL

Do you want to make the Internet better? We do too. And we’re always looking for people with great ideas. We need free spirits and straight shooters. Creatives and critics. Nerds with nerve. People who love the Internet, but can see its cracks… and future, too. At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.

Mobile Front-End Engineer, HTML5 (Pictela)

We’re looking for a standout, passionate, and resourceful front-end engineer to join our team. You will work with developers, designers, product managers, and business representatives to collaboratively create Pictela's premium advertising units running on mobile and tablet devices. This is an exciting opportunity that few web companies can offer to solve technology problems on a large scale and for a company where your work is key to the success of the business.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for the development of HTML5 advertising units for iOS and android devices

  • Owns full life cycle of development for a component of a product or system.

  • Designs, develops, troubleshoots, debugs and implements software for a component of the system design.

  • Actively participates in code reviews.

  • Effectively communicates technical aspects of the job to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Understands how group’s activities fit with other groups and the entire product.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS 3, XML, AJAX

  • Experience building single page applications

  • Extensive knowledge of JavaScript and JQuery

  • Extensive experience building applications using JavaScript without libraries to reduce overhead and file weight

  • Can troubleshoot and resolve cross-browser issues.

  • Experience utilizing and creating sprites and cut art for use on web sites across browsers


NICE TO HAVE:

  • Experience using GIT and other version control

  • Flash and AS3

  • Previously used IDEs such as Eclipse or NetBeans

  • Core understanding of Unix, Apache Tomcat and server architecture

  • Experience developing art for the web using Adobe Photoshop and similar tools



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor Degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, etc. 2-5 years of web development experience

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