JOB: Senior UI Developer, San Francisco, MTV Networks

31 Dec 2009 - 11:55am
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Senior UI Developer - division of MTV Networks

Are you a dynamic, creative, User Interface Developer? Can you client
side technologies and user facing portions of our AddictingGames and
many other sites? Can you be mindful of building widgets and
functionality that can be ported to those sites? Do you also possess an
understanding of server side technology? Can you produce flawless code
and also research, plan, estimate tasks, quality assure and deploy
support? Have you worked in tandem with remote development teams to do
this work?

What you get to do every day:

* You are the lead front-end developer that builds new features,
extends and refactors existing code and maintains web applications for
the AddictingGames and site
* As the liaison with our 3rd party systems you deal with any
integration issues that arise
* Analyze assigned tasks and provide accurate time estimates for
completion managing to business and development schedules
* Build and integrate with JS/AJAX frameworks; jQuery, Dojo and
other JavaScript frameworks as necessary
* Build scalable, efficient event driven UI features for high
traffic sites with 1.6 million+ daily unique visitors

What you bring to the role in your professional toolkit:

* BSCS or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years JavaScript
development in a game or entertainment company
* Successful track record of large scale front-end web development
projects with specific expertise with JavaScript, CSS, Ajax, DOM, DHTML,
* Able to take mockups and to build production ready JS/CSS driven
web pages to specifications incorporating cross browser rendering,
performance and display issues
* Proven experience building scalable features for high traffic
* Some exposure to a server side technology preferably PHP 5 and
* Experience connecting widgets and Ajax enabled features to
enterprise data sources ie: MySQL, Oracle and other enterprise data
* Test driven development experience in an iterative design team
ie: Agile, Pair / XP, SCRUM a plus
* Version control using Subversion
* Experience with application servers: Resin, JBoss desired
* A creative approach to problem solving in a dynamic
team-oriented environment with limited supervision
* Able to meet deliverables and drive your work to completion
within specified timelines
* Great communication skills both written and verbal
* Able to present ideas and solutions to many audiences including
senior management
* Can work cross functionally in many areas without being
constrained by your job function
* Collaborative, upbeat work ethic where you can take ownership
and have fun

AddictingGames is the leading free online game destination, attracting
24.6 million Unique users worldwide monthly (ComScore, Oct 2009). We are
the largest youth-targeted online games site in the US, and are part of
the MTV Networks family. The site is pioneering the genre of online
casual games by developing and distributing a variety of pop
culture-driven and user-generated games. AddictingGames is an MTV
Networks Company, a division of Viacom.

This is a contract position and you would need to work on-site in the
San Francisco office of MTV Networks. We provide free beverages and you
get to work in a fun and casual work environment. Creativity, ambition
and communication are all encouraged here. Our location in San
Francisco's financial district is an easy commute from all over the Bay
Area. MTV Networks is an equal opportunity employer that celebrates

Interested? Qualified? Please apply through our website using this URL
and path: > jobs > San Francisco > Senior UI Developer
You can also send resume to: lea at

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