Front-End Engineer Curiosity Media, Inc.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED At SpanishDict, we use state-of-the art computer science to dramatically improve the way people learn a foreign language. Last year more than 60 million unique visitors came to our site, making it the world's largest Spanish learning website. Now, we're building Fluencia, a new adaptive learning platform that uses the power of big data to personalize the path to proficiency for every user.
The front-end is as an essential component of a single-page app like Fluencia, and we take it very seriously. Ours is built on technologies such as Backbone, Require, Handlebars, LESS, and jQuery, towards a goal of delivering a low-friction, high-performing experience that is a pleasure to use.
Our Node.js backend allows libraries to be seamlessly shared between the frontend and backend. We pride ourselves on an engineering culture committed to rapid iteration, broad test coverage, extensive automation, and fast deployments. If you're a top-notch front-end engineer interested in joining a smart and driven team, SpanishDict may be the place for you.
What you'd do
Because we're a small team, as a front-end engineer with SpanishDict and Fluencia, you'd work on a variety of projects including:
-A client-side MVC application built in Backbone.js that provides an incredibly responsive user-experience
-An interactive game-like interface that incorporates CSS3 animations and HTML5 audio to create engaging learning activities
-Responsive design that ensures users receive an outstanding experience no matter the screen size or device type
-Integration tests that ensure everything works for millions of users, all the time
We're looking for candidates who
-Take pleasure in building interactive interfaces from design comps
-Are perfectionists and detail-oriented and take pride in their craft
-Are passionate about our product
-Graduated with a BS or BFA or have equivalent work experience
Why we love working at SpanishDict and Fluencia
-A small team with a great culture of accomplishment and no barriers to getting things done
-Endless opportunities to work on projects that promote learning and growth
-The chance to make a difference in the educational experience of millions
-Health and dental insurance
-Big computer monitors and new computers
-Stock options in a rapidly growing company
-All you can eat snacks and drinks
-Flexible hours and unlimited personal days
-Free foreign language lessons
We are located just outside of Washington, DC in the Rosslyn neighborhood of Arlington, VA.
To apply, visit us online at http://curiositymedia.theresumator.com/apply/LVvVsO/FrontEnd-Engineer.html?source=startuphire
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED