Kickstarter is hiring! It’s time to grow our team to match the growth of Kickstarter.
We’re looking for a design geek with a passion for code. Or, if you like, a coder with a great sense of design and typography. You’re equal parts developer and designer, collaborating with the design team to build the interface people see and interact with daily on Kickstarter.
Candidates should have a strong background in visual and interaction design of web applications, working as part of a small, creative team, and a desire to work on something really neat. Ideally you’re located in New York or Chicago, but if you think you’ve got the skills we’d love to hear from you.
Strong understanding of current HTML/CSS best practices and web standards
Thorough knowledge of grid layout, graphic design & typography for the web
Familiarity with CSS grid frameworks, like Blueprint and Compass
Deep working knowledge of cross platform/browser development
Proficient with design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, etc)
Work in a highly collaborative environment
Develop rapid prototypes in code, if appropriate
Adapt designs or generate your own
Manage your own code for a growing, evolving site
Work seamlessly with engineers and designers alike
Comfort working in a Rails environment
JS and DOM scripting experience, ideally with jQuery
Experience with source control, like Git and Subversion
ActionScript/Flex experience for our media player and widget development
Optimizing UIs for iPhone/mobile browsers
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