Front End Web Developer

Menlo Park, CA

 

About Us:

The Mavatar platform is closing the gap between Online & Offline Shopping, Sales & Advertising, with a suite of SaaS Omnichannel software that allows customers to pop up digital malls on the web, mobile, and in real-world locations. Our technologies help to generate, aggregate, optimize & monetize product data to augment value to shoppers, top retailers, and influencers.

Backed by patent pending intellectual property, MAVATAR TECHNOLOGIES INC, is a privately held company located in Silicon Valley that was founded in 2011.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with engineering & design team members to translate visual designs to production ready screens in HTML5/CSS/JS (ANGULAR.js environment) for a large scale, consumer facing web application (cross browser, multi device access, responsive layout).
  • The results have to be responsive on multiple devices, browsers, and form factors.
  • 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'.

 

Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Extensive experience in Angular.js technology.
  • Total understanding of responsive design.
  • 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.
  • Experience in development process using GITHUB.
  • 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:

  • Expertise in Ruby on Rails.
  • Thorough familiarity with databases and database programming, in particular PostgresSQL.
  • Expertise in JSON and skill in implementing RESTful APIs.
  • Skill in Angular.js.
  • Skill in the development process using GitHub as source code control.
  • Superior communication skills in English – to engage with non-technical staff and explain technical issues and challenges in a clear way.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently in a startup environment.

Please send your resume to careers@mavatar.com with the job title as the subject.