Creative Developer

New York, NY, U.S.A.

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Firstborn, an award-winning full-service interactive agency, is in the process of interviewing candidates for a full-time, on-site position of Creative Developer in our New York office.

ABOUT FIRSTBORN

Firstborn is a digital agency with headquarters in New York City. Since our inception in 1997, we have created breakthrough interactive work for high-profile clients in the fashion, beauty, sports and entertainment industries. We are strategists, designers, producers and technologists who share a passion for creating progressive ideas and translating them into an engaging, intelligent and innovative user experiences. Our project teams brainstorm, experiment, and create a product that is well designed, functional, and always unique.

Want to learn more? Get to know us and see some of our favorite work here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V12U0IGAKjU&hd=1

http://www.firstborn.com

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES

You’ll be responsible for the front-end development of interactive projects and collaborating with a very skilled and passionate team of designers, developers and producers. You will have the chance to work on a variety of projects including (but not limited to) web applications for desktop and mobile, user interfaces for tools / CMS, games and out-of-home installations.

SKILLS & APTITUDES

  • 2+ years of experience developing web applications for desktop and mobile devices
  • Excellent sense of aesthetic and motion
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS and JavaScript / jQuery
  • Knowledge of HTML5 (new semantics and JavaScript APIs, CSS3, WebGL, etc)
  • Basic knowledge of any server-side language (PHP, C#, Ruby, etc)
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming concepts
  • Debugging skills using Webkit Web Inspector, Charles proxy, Wireshark
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills, both in person and in writing
  • Experience using version control systems (SVN, GIT)
  • Ability to identify and help resolve usability issues
GOOD TO HAVE
  • Creative background
  • Experience with Cinder, OpenFrameworks, Processing, XNA, Unity or Flash
  • Understanding of SEO best practices
  • iOS and Android development experience
  • Understanding of front-end performance optimization techniques
  • Experience integrating with third party RESTful APIs
  • CMS integration and development
COMPENSATION PACKAGE
  • Competitive salary based on skills and experience
  • Medical, dental and long term disability insurance
  • 401k
  • Casual attire
  • Enthusiastic and fast paced work environment
  • Great people who love what they do

How to Apply

Please send your resume and work samples to jobs.developer@firstborn.com

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