Web Developer Knewton
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The Knewton Adaptive Learning Platform analyzes crazy amounts of interesting data in real-time, every day, from hundreds of thousands of real students and instructors. The window into this platform is knewton.com. We need a lead developer to continue evolving knewton.com and build interactive things on it that let people explore our data.
Collaborate with a small marketing team ? especially the Art Director, copywriter, and Director of Marketing ? to develop knewton.com and new data-driven, public-facing experiences using standard web technologies. Kick it with other software development, analytics, and devops teams for collaboration, back-end development, and infrastructure support. Work closely with company leadership to assist in the planning of internal products and assets. Perform routine site updates.
The Knewton marketing team works separately from the rest of the company's engineering and creative resources to enable everyone to focus on separate roadmaps. We are a tech-centric marketing team that extends well beyond what people typically call "marketing". Over time we hired our own Art Director and web developer ? both remote, part-time gems. We're now bringing all design and development firepower on full-time and turning it up to 11.
Having ramped up design support, the next step is to bring on a someone to lead web development for the team.
Update and evolve our website, currently being rebuilt with a Boostrap foundation and a new design
Develop an interactive API documentation and sandbox section with our platform team
Port our current status board over to Stashboard
Work with data visualization specialists to build additional D3-based modules on knewton.com
Build a workflow for getting mobile phone photos aggregated and put into a web-based slideshow
Help build a brand new community portal at knerd.com
Help the company develop and release more open source projects. (The marketing team released WP Stack and helped with PettingZoo, among others.)
Excellent verbal and written communication
Highly organized with excellent time/work management ability
Familiarity with AJAX with JSON/XML
Familiarity with proven front-end frameworks (e.g., Bootstrap)
Experience with responsive design / mobile web UI development
Strong grounding in UI and UX principles
Experience with WordPress and PHP
Experience with the D3 JS library
Version control with Git
Your own dotfiles
A foundation in information architecture
An appreciation for Edward Tufte
Understanding of SEO concepts and their implementation in a CMS
A commitment to creating and contributing to open source projects
Knewton was recognized as one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain?s New York Business. Benefits include an expansive, open office near Union Square; Macs with huge monitors; a kitchen filled with your favorite treats and unlimited beverages; flexible hours and vacation; frequent guest speakers and internal workshops; company-sponsored training and conferences; excellent health benefits; equity; and a chance to do meaningful, cutting-edge work.
||41 East 11th Street |
New York, NY 10003
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED