Full-time Front End Developer

at PublicRelay in Reston, VA

Come join an exciting, fast-paced, hard-working entrepreneurial company and really make a difference! Founded by two experienced MIT alums in 2008, PublicRelay is looking for an intelligent, motivated, and collaborative individual to be part of our rapidly growing company. We offer a great work environment — you’ll enjoy talented and focused coworkers, a respect for individual contributions, and you will have a voice in all phases of product planning and development.

The front-end developer will be responsible for coding the user interface layer of an innovative Software-as-a-Service product. They will also play an integral role in the planning and design of the user experience, including working with the latest advancements and concepts in user interface (UI) and user experience (UX).

We seek a high-energy, top performer who enjoys the challenging and stimulating environment of an energetic, innovative, rapidly growing company. Candidates must be very organized, self-motivated, and accustomed to producing to a high standard of quality. They must also have consistently demonstrated the ability to deliver first-rate, reliable software code on time.

• Actively plan, code, and release software changes to support business and technical needs
• Perform delivery tasks including planning, design, coding, testing, review, and bug fixing within a time-boxed sprint.
• Collaborate with the team to develop future capabilities of the product
• Contribute smart, reasoned ideas to create an excellent user experience
• Stay current on the latest interfaces, tools, and software to ensure that the service remains fully competitive as browsers and other technologies evolve

Job Requirements
• Expert knowledge of HTML and CSS. Real world experience using HTML5 a plus
• Strong knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues and page delivery optimization
• Ability to write efficient and maintainable JavaScript code
• Experience with libraries such as jQuery and Dojo.
• Experience integrating with RESTful APIs utilizing JSON
• Strong understanding of web design principles and standards
• Experience with mobile development is a plus
• Experience in User Interface design, metrics and testing is a plus
• BA/BS degree and/or 3+ years of relevant experience
• Superior intellect, including inquisitive nature and the desire to work with an all-star team
• Outstanding organizational skills
• Proven track record of working collaboratively to meet business objectives and a willingness to contribute beyond the limits of a job description to help build a great company.
• HTML, CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Dojo, JSON, front-end

About PublicRelay
PublicRelay is the most innovative and fastest-growing media monitoring and analytics solution on the market. Every day, we deliver results to communications professionals working for the very best brand-name companies, government agencies, and trade associations. We have built a sophisticated software solution to help brand-focused organizations filter out the most important messages about their brands both online and offline -- and then help them take action to reinforce or redirect public opinion. PublicRelay is headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., in Reston, Virginia.

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