Web Developer – 10/07/10
Do you love technology and cooking?
Help us build Foodista.com!
Ideally, you also love to learn about food, discover new recipes, and cooking is a favorite pastime.
-Implement a new and innovative presentation layer for food and cooking information
-Create and manage CSS styles and CSS frameworks
-Create pages from design specifications, with an eye toward simplifying and improving
-Build/Code dynamic pages leveraging internal APIs
-Cross-browser test and troubleshoot rendering issues
-Ensure pages are easily read by both humans and search-engine crawlers by using correct and clear semantic markup
-Optimize for insanely fast load times
-Experience in front-end web development on dynamic websites
-An intuitive understanding of usability and effective information architecture
-Proven ability to build for Search Engine Optimization
-Experience with Django and/or Python a plus
-Interest in and knowledge of cooking a big plus
Launched in December, 2008, Foodista.com is a collaborative project to build the world's largest, highest quality cooking encyclopedia. With your contributions, we can create a free resource that helps millions of people learn how to cook anything.
The founders have decades of experience building large scale consumer Web applications at numerous startups and large companies, including Amazon.com, eBay, and Microsoft. We also love to eat, cook, and are generally passionate about all things food related. Foodista is funded by Amazon.com and has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, and TechCrunch.
Job: Contract Web Developer
Location: Downtown Seattle (Belltown)
Term: Initially a full-time contract position, could evolve into a permanent gig
Bonus points for applicants who include a favorite recipe!
Please: No recruiters, agencies, or remote workers