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Post #: 202 is on the hunt for an all-star front end developer to join our core tech team in a full-time role. The ideal candidate will have a deep desire to build an innovative product that helps people connect, collaborate, and build smart working relationships. We’re looking for someone who has a fresh take on technology -- someone who wants to innovate, as opposed to duplicate. Our ideal candidate has strong communication skills and can easily translate client-facing growing pains into new platform features and technological solutions. In depth knowledge of software development and some understanding of online labor markets required.

We’re on a mission to revolutionize the way people work -- forming collaborative relationships that are rooted in trust and enabled by technology, to help grow America’s small businesses. Our team is whip smart, creative, and passionate about pioneering their technological vision. If you thrive in fast paced environments and love to tackle huge problems -- join us!


Required Skills:
● B.S. Computer Science or a related field. M.S. always a plus.
● 5+​ years building front-end interfaces for large, complex websites
● Fluent in HTML5 and CSS3 (as well as fluency with previous versions of web standards)
● Excellent UI/User Interface skills
● Experience developing and implementing CMS systems
● Deep experience with utilizing jQuery for AJAX, data validation and presentation
● Deep experience coding with progressive enhancement techniques for maintaining cross-browser compatibility (multiple versions of Safari, Firefox, Chrome and IE)
● Well versed in front end optimization
● 3+ years LAMP development
● 2+ years Experience consuming APIs
● 3+ years Experience with versioning systems such as SVN or Git
● Excellent organizational and communication skills, ability to work in fast paced and evolving environment
● Ability to learn and stay up to date on new technologies and trends
● Ability to write coherent, organized code and be comfortable working with high levels of abstraction
● Excellent teamwork skills, flexibility and ability to handle multiple tasks

● Work experience at a successful startup
● Manhattan based
● M.S. degree
● 3+ years experience with MVC frameworks such as Zend Framework, Code Igniter, Kohana (3+ years)
● Proficiency w/ Actionscript 2/3

Company Description

Solvate is an ecommerce startup that contracts top independent professionals in the country and makes them available to work on an hourly basis for small businesses and startups. We are based in New York City and funded by DFJ Gotham and RRE Ventures.

We believe that with on demand access to world class talent, small businesses can operate like world class institutions.

To apply, go here.
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