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Developer Lead - JavaScript, Software Development

Our fast growing Mixpo Software Development team is seeking a JavaScript expert to help build and deploy front-end customer experiences, served via our cutting edge self-service platform. If you're well versed in the art of JavaScript, HTML5, and server-side scripting technologies like Node.JS, this may be the role for you. In this role, apart from actively coding, you will also mentor a team of JavaScript Developers. At the outset, you will focus mainly on web and mobile web technologies, but most developers at Mixpo contribute across multiple technologies and projects, including architecture, internal tools, and testing.

If you’re super smart, take pride in your code, and thrive on adrenaline, you might be the next member of our elite swat team of advertising technology trailblazers - buckle up for high-speed excitement and adventures. You will see and feel the impact of your work on a daily basis.  This is a great opportunity to work in one of Seattle’s best startup environments, with lots of other smart people, and learn a lot about one of today’s fastest growing industries. In addition, you can continue to hone some of life’s more important skills - Ping Pong, Pool, and Foosball!

This role is for you, if you:

  • Are passionate about cutting edge web technologies, with a keen interest in mobile web and/or mobile application development
  • Appreciate simple, reusable, and elegant software solutions
  • Can seamlessly switch between multiple projects and make immediate contributions to both architecture and implementation
  • Thrive in an agile development environment with short release schedules
  • Have a great sense of humor and enjoy working in a startup environment where birthday celebrations, happy hours, and random tournaments are commonplace

The qualifications for this role include:

  • A B.S. in Computer Science or related field and a strong grasp of fundamental computer science concepts – OO design, data structures, bits & bytes, etc.
  • Expertise in JavaScript (A must have - experience with/without libraries and frameworks)
  • Deep Experience with HTML5, CSS and CSS animation
  • Experience with XML or JSON and REST interfaces
  • Experience using server-side technologies like Java servlets or Node.JS is a plus
  • Solid understanding of design patterns and coding best practices with scripting languages
  • Knowledge of cross-browser limitations and common IE workarounds
  • Great communication and collaboration skills and a strong teamwork ethic

Highly preferred (but not required) experiences include:

  • Java
  • Streaming Video
  • Flash / Actionscript 3
  • Social APIs - Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
  • Online Advertising Industry
  • Objective-C and Cocoa Touch (iOS)

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