Job Description
Job Title UI Architect
Job ID 659912
Location Atlanta,  GA 30305
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Description

Position: UI Architect

Are you looking for an opportunity that isn't about maintaining someone else's crappy code written in 1985?

Are you looking for an opportunity where you're not one of a hundred programmers working on some old IT application?

Are you looking for a chance to be able to make an impact in every aspect of the business?

Do you want to work with some of the best programmers in Atlanta?

 
We are looking for motivated and energetic designers that want to make a difference -- we are one of the fastest growing and highest volume web sites focused on Antiques and Collectibles data - you will be able to immediately see the impact of the product innovations that you help create. We are building a suite of products and a platform for managing Antiques and Collectibles in a way that has never been done before. Come join our team and be part of this great success story.
 

What we are looking for in a UI Architect

Besides being smart and a self-starter who is comfortable in a startup team-based Scrum environment, we also are looking for these specific capabilities:
 
Job Duties 
  • Lead the design of next-generation interfaces using HTML5 and mobile technologies
  • Work on the user-facing portion of new and existing web properties
  • Drive user interface design, best practices and user experience optimization
  • Work with SEO experts to craft sites that are highly searchable
  • Collaborate with the product team, other developers and the data team to create innovate web and mobile products
  • Train others in the use of these technologies and skills
 
Technical Requirements/qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of experience with JavaScript, and front-end development
  • Experience with Web 2.0 technology such as AJAX, HTML5, JSON, CSS, backbone.js, jquery and Rich Internet Client development, experience with Grails web framework is a major PLUS
  • Capable of creating robust, reliable, clean and lean quality code
  • Experience with dynamic language such as Groovy, Python or Ruby
 
Other Qualifications
  • Likes cool office space
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced and high-growth start-up environment
  • Willingness to continually face and overcome challenges and to learn new skills and technologies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Can work on small teams in an Agile environment
  • Comfortable with a fast-growing smaller company
  • Want to have fun while doing these things
 
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