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UI Engineer

Game Theory is a leader in performance-based online marketing with high traffic websites that focus on fun and innovative online digital products and services. This position is located in our San Francisco office, and will be heavily involved with one of our newest products. We are offering the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a fast growing start-up focused on helping people find jobs and improve their careers.

We are seeking a highly skilled UI Engineer with core design strengths and a love for HTML/CSS/JS (LAMP experience is a plus). The candidate is expected to have deep knowledge of JavaScript, AJAX, frameworks/libraries (eg. JQuery), HTML/CSS and understands the big picture in the client-server relationship that Web 2.0 technologies introduce. Other responsibilities will include: CSS creation and optimization, managing cross-browser development, and general project execution as a developer in a team. We seek individuals that are excellent communicators, manage their time well, have high energy level and can work independently after a complete project briefing, or effectively and reliably in a team environment on larger projects.


• Candidate must have a strong portfolio of recent UI and UX work

• Meticulous attention to detail, especially with regard to layout and design

• Extremely proficient in web interface programming, including HTML/XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript/AJAX

• 3+ years of professional front-end / UI development experience

• Brainstorm, research, wireframe, design and refine user experiences for websites, microsites (landing pages), and web applications – all within specified product requirements and deadlines.

• Advocate for best practices, great usability/user-centered design and exceptional quality

Education and Skills:

BFA or MFA in design or web development preferred

• Comfortable with web programming (PHP, MySQL, Apache, Linux)

• HTML5/CSS3 experience

• Cross-browser / platform experience

• Experience with one or more JavaScript libraries/frameworks, such as jQuery. Prototype/, MooTools, etc.

• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

• Ability to work collaboratively in teams with other specialized individuals

• Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment


• Experience with Smarty-based templating

• Mobile (iPhone, iPad, Android) application development experience

• Experience with MVC framework

• Experience designing for social and e-commerce applications

• Proficiency in PHP and database interaction

Life at Game Theory:

• Casual dress code

• Complimentary lunches, beverages and snacks

• Regular company outings

• Competitive benefits and salaries

• We work in small teams, which we believe promotes spontaneity, creativity, and speed

• Anyone at Game Theory might have our next great idea, so we make sure every idea is heard

How to apply

To Apply: Submit completed application materials (resume, cover letter, and portfolio samples) at:

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