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Front End Web Developer

Redwood City, CA

About Us:

Mavatar brings substantial efficiencies to online shopping while providing an unsurpassed user experience. The company’s core technology consists of a smart shopping platform that allows users to shop and save in ways they haven’t before. For the consumer, Mavatar delivers a simplified and personalized shopping experience. Backed by patent pending intellectual property, MAVATAR TECHNOLOGIES INC, is a privately held company located in Silicon Valley that was founded in 2011.


  • Work with engineering & design team members to translate visual designs to production ready screens in HTML5/CSS/JS (Java/SpringSource environment) for a large scale, consumer facing web application (cross browser, multi device access, responsive layout).
  • Build new and improve interaction patterns ( navigation, widgets, validation, error messages etc.) using a combination of JQuery, extending jQuery plugins & Javascript code.
  • Participate in design and troubleshooting problems related to user interaction, webpage performance & mobile web optimization.
  • Work with the design team on creating new CSS, organizing and optimizing existing style sheets.
  • Collaborate with product managers, software engineers and test engineers to implement product features and enhancements, working within fast paced production 'sprints'.


  • Online portfolio.
  • Solid coding skills in HTML5; solid knowledge of knowledge of CSS3 layouts, CSS grids, web standards, browser & web developer tools.
  • Solid knowledge of JavaScript & JQuery. Knowledge of Backbone.js/ LESS/SaSS is a plus.
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an IDE like Eclipse or SpringSource on a LAMP stack or Java environment, MVC architecture, Object Oriented Design Concepts.
  • 2+ years of experience in web design and development.
  • Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite ( Photoshop, Fireworks); Familiarity with Visio, Fireworks, and online wire-framing tools.
  • Eye for detail in design and knowledge of best practices in coding.
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in any design field, engineering or an equivalent combination of design training and experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Superior communication skills. Ability to collaborate well with other designers, developers and managers.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently; urge to actively learn, stay up to date with current UI design trends.
  • Knowledge of user centered design methods, ability to put oneself in user's shoes, ability to take feedback from stakeholders and iterate on designs rapidly.


We offer an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition. Benefits of being an employee of Mavatar include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Competitive base & bonus packages
  • Equity grants
  • Performance based rewards & recognition for your hard work and service.

Please send your resume to with the job title as the subject.