Senior Web Engineer

This role is located in- Emeryville, CA Direct hire

As a Principal Web Engineer, you will play a key role in the definition, design, and implementation of our technology platform and visually stunning websites. You will be part of a passionate, high-energy team creating compelling, new and innovative online paradigms, and collaborate daily with product managers, creative and user experience designers, architects, and peer software and production engineers.
The ideal candidate must be extremely proficient and demonstrate a track record in leading the design, development, and production of modern, high-traffic and high-volume websites in a fast paced and delivery focused work culture.
-Contribute new and unique ideas to the user interface design of a rich and visually stunning website features
-Create standards-compliant, cross-browser-compatible representations of visual designs with pixel-level accuracy and attention to detail
-Work with User Experience and Engineering teams to define, maintain, implement, and enforce style guides, standards, reusable templates, and best practices for client-side coding
-Assist development teams with client-side development and periodic performance website optimizations
-Mentor other mid-level Web developers on RIA best practices and other matters as required
-Extensive experience with JavaScript and AJAX, JQuery, SOAP/XML, JSON, and JSONP interaction, in a dynamic, content-rich, and consumer-facing eCommerce websites
-Advanced knowledge of DHTML, CSS and XML, XHTML
-Attention to details with a eye on pixel perfection when creating website features and widgets
-Solid understanding of website optimization techniques such as CDN and web-caching techniques
-Experience with eCommerce solutions and SEO fundamentals is a plus
-Experience in one or more MVC architectures is a plus
-Bachelor’s degree required, Masters a plus