Front End Developer

Location: St. Louis, MO

Department: Development

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Front End Developer / UX Developer
Location: Downtown St. Louis, MO
Potential Other Titles: Javascript Developer, MVC Developer
About This Position
Want to make a killer platform for online games and promotions played by literally millions? Second Street is looking for a front-end developer that is passionate about their work and has a constant drive to make the user experience better and better.

This is a (contract and or full time position) which will work out of our Olive & 10th Office in Downtown St. Louis MO.
Our Technology Stack
JavaScript speaks to our back-end via a RESTful JSON API
Our partner administration tool is a front-end MVC application built in Ember.js
Our consumer sites are custom built for performance and user experience using jQuery for AJAX and DOM manipulation, Underscore.js for data manipulation, and a custom internal framework
HTML Templating in Handlebars
CSS written as Sass using Compass and customized ZURB Foundation components
Primary Job Responsibilities
Be a key team member of our User Experience team and a development scrum team
Utilize your Javascript prowess to help develop our Ember web application
Interact with product owners to deliver a complete solution for our partner’s needs
Skills Required
Extensive Javascript knowledge
HTML5, CSS3 knowledge
Responsive design experience using CSS media queries a plus
MVC experience a big plus
Experience developing web applications (not just brochure sites) a big plus

Personality Desired
A drive for staying up to date in web technologies
Be able to hit the ground running on multiple ongoing projects - collaboration with others is vital
Passion for design and user experience
Likes to tackle problems in unconventional ways
Comfortable with a relaxed work environment and culture
About Second Street
We are the leader in private-label web based SaaS promotions for media companies nationwide. Akin to for the promotions space for media companies.

Some of our leading-edge products include online contests, daily deal software, photo e-commerce, email marketing and more. Our software solutions are relied upon by more than 3,000 media and marketing companies across North America, including CBS, Clear Channel, The Washington Post and hundreds of others.

This is a unique opportunity to obtain a vital role with a leader in the space as we re-invent our product line. We are seeking candidates that are tech savvy, learn quickly, are passionate about technology and are motivated to succeed. We’ve got a solid 11/12 on the Joel Test, lacking only a quiet working environment as we value an open collaborative environment over it. If you are seeking an opportunity to build a career in a high tech organization with fun and exciting culture - this is your opportunity.

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