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Senior UI Engineer - Contract

Austin, TX | Development Team

Job Description


Senior UI Engineer | Austin, TX, United States 

Senior UI Engineer: 

Spredfast is a rapidly growing social media software company focused on developing the leading Social Relationship Platform (SRP) empowering brands and agencies to create great experiences and build lasting relationships with fans and customers on social media. We work hard, play hard, and are always looking for ways to make our team stronger. If that sounds like your ideal work setting, we might have the perfect gig for you. Spredfast’s customers (including AT&T, Warner Brothers, AARP, Ogilvy, Discover Financial, and Whole Foods Market, amongst other well known enterprise brands) rely on the power of Spredfast to execute, automate and measure social media programs that generate business impact. 

The UI Engineer will be a part of a highly talented team using cutting-edge technologies to enhance our platform. The UI team is engineering a browser based client for our platform using a JavaScript MVC framework and other modern technologies such as HTML5, CSS3 and LESS CSS.

Preferred candidates will:

  • Have good time management skills
  • Be willing to work as an integral part of a team
  • Take pride in their work
  • Be committed to producing high quality software
  • Thrive when challenged

Desired skills and experience

  • Expert level JavaScript language fundamentals
  • Strong CSS and HTML skills
  • Significant experience developing web applications using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, AJAX and toolkits like jQuery.
  • Experience with technologies such as JavaScriptMVC, backbone.js, etc. strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in at least one strongly typed object-oriented programming language.
  • Experience with test driven development.
  • Experience developing with REST APIs preferred.
  • Familiarity with dependency injection is preferred.

Do you have a GitHub account? We’d love to see examples of your work!

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