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Web Developer

San Francisco, CA | Software Engineering

Job Description

About Us:

Meez is a leading social-entertainment community built around a browser-based virtual world, games, media sharing, and a highly customizable 3D avatar platform. Meez has over thirteen million registered users and is regularly placed in top five US websites for user engagement. We have a great office in the SOMA district of San Francisco and an awesome team of dedicated engineers, artists and animators.
 
We are a small and fast-moving team with a rich stack and many new initiatives, so the environment offers many opportunities for developers to branch into new areas of interest.  Right now we primarily need help with the front-end code for the core site (http://www.meez.com) and other properties.
 
Help us keep Meez strong by cranking out awesome new features for web and mobile!

Responsibilities:

  • Re-design existing and implement new UI's in HTML/CSS/JS and other technologies
  • Explore and design engaging consumer experiences
  • Implement new features, maintain and integrate with an existing Spring/Servlet/JSP codebase
  • Learn new technologies

Requirements:

  • Computer Science degree and minimum 2 years industry experience.
  • Mastery of cross-browser HTML and CSS and an interest in user interface design.
  • Serious knowledge and understanding of JavaScript/AJAX with framework experience.
  • Experience with Java servlet/JSP environment.
  • Keep up with evolving web standards (HTML5, CSS3) and best practices

Bonus Points:

  • Strong interest in and understanding of social gaming and entertainment
  • Experience with Facebook or web application development
  • Experience integrating your work into a legacy codebase and refactoring it as necessary
  • Working knowledge of HTML5 and related web technologies
  • Experience developing mobile applications
  • Java Spring and Hibernate experience.
  • Relational database experience.
  • Web service experience.
Interested in applying?  Awesome!  Be sure to let us know why you want to work at Meez and please point us to any examples of work you've done including side projects, open source contributions, and personal sites.  And tell us about experience you may have with server-side web technologies or with learning a large in-house codebase.
 
Competitive salary and benefits.
Bikes are welcome inside the office.
No VISA sponsorship available at this time.
This is an on site position at our San Francisco office.

 

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