Front End Web Developer Stray Boots Interactive Tours
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED We're hiring a front-end developer at our urban games / mobile-guided exploration startup -- a modern-day coder who strikes the balance between Getting It Pixel-Perfect and Getting it Done. And if you're also a talented designer, even better!
You'll maintain and develop the interfaces for our game-play, e-commerce website, and content-management system. We're developing new features (such as a user account panel), making our existing site responsive, and bringing our mobile web game-play interface up to closer parity with our iPhone app -- so there's plenty to do and no shortage of variety. There's even a full site redesign in the works in the foreseeable future. You'll be just the fourth member of our web team, and you'll have tons of say in how we build our website and the mobile web interface to our games.
Skills & Requirements:
HTML and CSS
Concise, semantic, and maintainable markup and selectors
Able to handle cross-browser compatibility in major desktop and mobile browsers
Ability to integrate with a server-side templating system (in this case, Django's)
Bonus Points for:
Mad design skillz,
Experience with LESS or other CSS frameworks
Experience with CoffeeScript
Experience with a client-side state management framework such as Backbone.js
Experience with Comet/WebSockets/Reverse AJAX
Not intimidated by Python
To apply, send cover letter, portfolio, and tell us why you're excited about working for Stray Boots.
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
We're a New York-based company started by a couple of guys who thought that exploring a city could be way more fun if you made it into a game. We love discovering new things, and our goal is to make it more enjoyable, entertaining, and interesting for our customers. Our text message-based, interactive tours and private scavenger hunts are a fun way to enjoy any occasion or just spend an afternoon.
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|Headquarters:||72 Allen Street|
New York, NY 10002
|Industry:||Consumer Products and Services|
|Company Profile:||Angel-backed start-up that's looking to turn the travel industry on it's head. Millions of people every day are subjected to lackluster walking and bus tours of cities across the globe. Generally, these tours stink: they rely on the passive, sit-and-listen model (yawn); they hold their participants captive, sucking all the fun out of exploring a city; they lack originality of content; and they're overpriced. So we invented a better way. Through our proprietary technology, we deliver cell phone-guided, interactive tours to tourists and locals who want a more engaging way to discover their urban surroundings. Recently awarded a 2011 TripAdvisor.com Certificate of Excellence (yay, certificates), we have been rapidly expanding across the country. We're in 8 cities now. By the end of this year, we'll be in 20. Next year, the world...|
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