Sunday, October 14, 2007

Ruby on Rails Front-end UI Architect – San Francisco Bay Area| 100K+

Ruby on Rails Front-end UI Architect –
San Francisco Bay Area
| 100K+

Would you like to become the founding front-end UI developer/architect of a new web 2.0 start-up?


Self-funded by two technical hands-on founders both with several very successful start-ups.

We will start off with a virtual office and work remotely from home and locate to physical offices based on the geographical mass of the employees. Launch is scheduled for April of 2008

We are looking for a self starter software engineer capable of designing and implementing a visually compelling user interface leveraging the latest web development methodologies and the AJAX programming model.

The ideal developer will have a thorough understanding of web user interface design principles, coupled with demonstrated knowledge of tools, frameworks, and languages necessary to design, build and support a new Software as a Service (SaaS) application targeted at IT vendors. We require a highly motivated individual passionate about building compelling user interfaces and capable of translating ideas from concept into reality. You will work closely with the founders and a Software Architect to architect and implement the look and feel of the application.

It is anticipated that offices will be located near the mid San Francisco Bay Peninsula or mid East Bay
Qualifications:
* 3+ years web application development experience
* XHTML and CSS experience required
* Javascript experience a must
* Experienced with Ruby on Rails
* Demonstrated experience building AJAX applications
* Knowledge of one or more AJAX frameworks (DOJO toolkit, Yahoo User Interface Toolkit, Script.aculo.us., etc) required
* Responsible for some previous cutting edge/slick UI work
. * Linux/Unix expertise recommended
* Desire to work in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Strong collaborative skills and ability to fulfill multiple roles
* Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or related; or equivalent work experience

Market+ Salary, benefits package plus generous equity

Please send your resume to Anthony [at] chancellor [dot] com. You may also call Anthony at 415-332-0123.

Principals only please. Only on-site work. Would desire key employees to live near Mid peninsula or mid East Bay (no re-location from outside the Bay Area).
Must be currently authorized to work in the US and have citizenship or green card.
We can only respond to individuals with the experience and qualifications most closely matching the requirements of this position.

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