Are you interested in writing code that will be seen by tens of millions people a month? Do you like shipping code at a rapid pace? Wattpad is seeking a Senior User Experience Developer that is passionate about building mobile and desktop web applications with a focus on user experience design.
- Work closely with Product Designers to implement the next generation of Wattpad products
- Implement new features with usability and performance in mind
- Interact with other team members to incorporate their innovations and vice versa
- Identify and communicate best practices for front-end engineering
Skills & Requirements
- Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent work experience
- Expansive knowledge in the latest technologies in user interface and usability design for both mobile and web
- Proficient in communicating interface design and concepts to product managers and engineers
Wattpad is the world's largest community for discovering and sharing stories. It's a new form of entertainment connecting readers and writers through storytelling, and best of all, it's entirely free. With thousands of new stories added every day, an incredibly active community of readers, and the ability to read on your computer, phone, or tablet, Wattpad is the only place that offers a truly social, and entirely mobile reading experience.
We're based in Toronto, funded by top venture capital firms in New York, San Francisco and right here at home. Our product is used by millions of people for billions of minutes every month.
We hire the best and offer top competitive salaries, a generous equity stake, and paid health and dental benefits. We are centrally located @ Yonge / Sheppard in Toronto – steps from the subway – we will reimburse your TTC Metropass too!
Joel Test score: 11 out of 12
The Joel Test is a twelve-question measure of the quality of a software team.
- Do you use source control?
- Can you make a build in one step?
- Do you make daily builds?
- Do you have a bug database?
- Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
- Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
- Do you have a spec?
- Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
- Do you use the best tools money can buy?
- Do you have testers?
- Do new candidates write code during their interview?
- Do you do hallway usability testing?