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Social Application Developers

at (New York, NY 10016) Full Time Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Job Description:

Over 100 million photos get uploaded to Facebook everyday. There are over 10 million documents stored on Scribd. Twitter users send more than 65 million daily tweets. 50 million consumers worldwide store photos on their iPhones.

If you’re looking to join a team that’s working to monetize the world’s social content through print by building interactive, cutting edge social applications, we’re looking for you. The Social Application Developer will help forge the direction of a new Consumer Products group at a profitable, venture-backed technology company that’s experienced double digit growth for each of the past 10 years.

In this role, you’ll not only be responsible for software development, but also work closely with Product Management to develop and test different business models, viral strategies and game mechanics. Ideal candidates are experienced developers who also understand social networking and aren’t afraid to voice their opinions in a collaborative team environment. They’re front-end development engineers who can build responsive and elegant web UIs with AJAX and similar technologies. The technologies are new and cutting edge; but, the challenges of UX development are timeworn, so both talented early-career candidates and grizzled veterans are welcome to apply.


Interpret visual designs in HTML/CSS/Javascript

Leverage a REST-based API to power asynchronous embedded UI elements

Develop plugins, add-ons and apps for popular content and service sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Apps and iOS4.0

Develop reusable Javascript libraries and components with a well-defined and documented API

Contribute features and functionality to server-side interfaces

Troubleshoot, test and modify existing client software

Required Skills and Experience:

AJAX/HTML/CSS experience and an interest in user interface design.

Object-oriented JavaScript skills.

Some experience with server-side technologies such as .NET/ASP, PHP and/or Java

Knowledge of one or more client-side UI frameworks such as JQueryUI,, YUI (etc) a plus

Knowledge of one or more platforms, such as Facebook or Google Data

Experience working on cross-browser platforms

Computer Science degree or equivalent work experience required

How to apply:

Please send resume and letter of interest to [email protected] or to [email protected]