Front-end Web Developer (JavaScript)

Posted on: Jul 7

1stdibs.com
Location: New York City
www.1stdibs.com

1stdibs.com ~ The Most Beautiful Things on Earth.

1stdibs is the world's largest online luxury marketplace for one-of-a-kind products. It has become the go-to source for the world's leading interior designers and consumers to find antiques, vintage furniture, jewelry, vintage fashion and fine art. 

Backed by Benchmark Capital, 1stdibs is a unique blend of expert curators and seasoned Internet executives from companies including eBay, Gilt, Google, FreshDirect, Barnes & Noble.com, MLB and Twitter. 

We need your ideas and passion for good, clean design! Ground floor opportunity for front-end enthusiasts who want to code things The Right Way™. Opportunity to contribute to the design and development of our new site(s). Additional coding to optimize existing site, as necessary.

Some of what you'll do...
  • Architect and implement complex user interactions through HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Create highly optimized code
  • Leverage best practices to create modularized reusable code
  • Embrace OO front end architecture
  • Understand and love responsive design
  • Embrace jQuery and AJAX
  • Utilize php/jsp/*sp as a last resort, only when JavaScript cannot do and the services team cannot provide
  • Work with our fantastic Product team which includes former leaders from Gilt, eBay and Zappos

About you ...
  • Experience developing code for high-traffic web sites
  • Ability to troubleshoot and explain performance bottlenecks
  • Not afraid of starting with a blank canvas
  • Be awesome and make those around you awesome ˘
  • Ability to bring your intellectual curiosity and thoughtful opinions with you everyday
  • Experience developing consumer-facing websites in a professional production environment a plus
  • An appreciation for one-of-a-kind items such as furniture, art and jewelry always welcomeYour participation in the larger Developer Community is strongly supported and encouraged!

Relocation available

**Perks include: Art gallery events, well-stocked kitchen and weekly catered lunches, loft style office space in NYC's Flatiron district, & all the fun of a startup baked into an already successful business.

Proud sponsor of jQNYC (www.jqnyc.com) and Hardcore JavaScript (www.hardcorejs.com) Technical Meetups.

Apply for this position.
One way to start the conversation is to send us your resume. It's direct and takes 30 seconds. Link: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=ohOtWfwe&s=37_Signals_Posting Or, call/email me (Mark Israel) at 917-715-1031 or mark.israel (at) 1stdibs (dot) com.