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Senior Front-End Engineer (JavaScript)

Vancouver, BC, Canada | Product

Job Description

Mobify is looking for a Senior Front-End Engineer to join our Product team. You'll be designing and building core components of our next-generation platform serving billions of page views for some of the most recognized brands in the world.

As a part of the Product team, a group talented engineers and designers building innovative new products, you'll be investigating and implementing experimental technologies and new approaches. From prototyping to deployment, you'll have input into each step of our agile development process. You will work with other engineering team members to build our back-end as well as with designers to develop the user experience. This is an intermediate to senior level position, and it is also on-site. Candidates must be in or willing to relocate to Vancouver, Canada.

Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership to the Customer Success engineering team.
  • Provide input on long range strategic planning, process improvement and best practices.
  • Be an evangelist for our customer in the definition of and creation of new features or products.
  • Develop mobile websites powered by Mobify and open source frameworks
  • Work with a team of Producers, Designers, Mobile Developers and Quality Assurance Engineers to successfully launch mobile websites
  • Solve complex problems related to front-end web development and provide accurate estimates and scope for team deliverables
  • Contribute to the mobify.js project

You

  • Have at least 5 years experience with front-end web technology (JavaScript/HTML/CSS)
  • Have experience in a technical leadership role (team lead or similar)
  • Possess great communication skills
  • Have the ability to multitask and deal with several ongoing projects at once
  • Want to tackle interesting problems
  • Have a degree in Computer Science or a relevant field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience

Bonus Points

  • You contribute to the open source community and are active on blogs, twitter and HackerNews
  • Experience working in a start-up environment

About Us

Mobify (www.mobify.com) is the mobile commerce platform of choice for leading Fortune 500 companies and drives hundreds of millions of dollars in mobile revenue. Over 75,000 developers use Mobify products to adapt their website for mobile and tablets devices. We empower customers and developers at companies like Starbucks, ideeli, Threadless, BT, Expedia, Beyond the Rack, and NBC to deliver over $100-million in mobile commerce this year, and that's just the beginning.

Our platform uses a unique adaptive approach called 'client-side adaptation' to remix HTML, CSS and JavaScript and deliver a better web experience on all devices - this means no scraping, proxying or application servers required. Today, we focus on adapting the web for mobile phones and tablets. Tomorrow, adaption will include SmartTVs, cameras and new devices not yet invented.

Mobify is a mobile commerce platform that adapts any website for mobile devices. Here is an inside peak:

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