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Front-End Engineer

San Francisco, CA | Agency

Job Description

Job Summary:

Livefyre's building an in-house agency group to help companies and brands create unique and exciting experiences that leverage our platform and the social web at large. We're looking for a left-brain, right-brain coder to help design and build amazing web UI, applications, and visualizations. You can blend the creative with the technical while being able to interpret loose direction from clients and team members to create stunning social websites. You'll be exposed to a variety of world-class brands, publishers, and work at one of the hottest social media companies in the bay area.

Some technologies we use daily:

  • Grunt
  • Bower
  • NPM
  • RequireJS
  • JQuery
  • Jenkins
  • Python
  • Git
  • AWS

What to expect:

  • Work directly with fellow coders, design, strategy, and project managers to build awesome consumer-facing experiences.
  • March up and down the technology stack to build and deliver solutions for customer projects.
  • Design and code for testability, maintainability, modularity, and reusability.

Skills:

  • Strong ability to communicate with others.
  • Good sense of aesthetics and user interaction.
  • Extremely proficient in Javascript.
  • Knowledgeable in at least one server-side language.
  • Understanding of front-end architecture patterns.
  • A strong understanding of web technologies: HTTP, CORS, HTML5, CSS3.
  • Data stores (MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, etc.) and data access patterns and strategies.
  • Good development practices: unit testing, source control, agile methodology.
  • Strong grasp of CS fundamentals and design patterns.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and debug.
  • Desire and ability to learn new technologies.
  • Sense of urgency and thrives in a fast-paced environment

About Livefyre

Livefyre helps companies engage consumers through a combination of real-time conversation, content, social curation and advertising. With Livefyre's social CMS, brands can integrate real-time content into their websites, mobile apps, advertisements and television broadcasts to increase viewer engagement, boost website traffic and drive revenue. Livefyre is powering real-time experiences for over 1,000 leading brands including AOL, Bravo, CBS, Conde Nast, Cox Media Group, Dow Jones/WSJ, FOX Sports, Mashable, NASCAR, Showtime, Sony PlayStation, Sports Illustrated, Unilever and Universal Music Group. Livefyre acquired social storytelling platform Storify in September 2013 and social application provider Realtidbits in November 2013.  

Founded in 2009 with offices in San Francisco, New York, London and Sydney, Livefyre was named one of the best places to work in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times two years in a row and 2013 Corporate IT Software Company of the year by the World Technology Network. For more information, visit www.livefyre.com or follow us Twitter and Instagram at @livefyre or @storify.

 

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