Company: Better Weekdays


General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Educational Requirements: Bachelors Degree
Contact Information
  • Name: Kunal Parbadia
  • Phone: 540.316.0610
  • Email: kunal@betterweekdays.com
  • Address: Kunal Parbadia at kunal@betterweekdays.com, call him at 540-316-0610 if you have any questions.
  • Website: http://www.betterweekdays.com
Qualifications:

UI/UX Developer 


 

Better Weekdays is a startup in heart of Chicago’s entrepreneurial community, 1871. Our small team is dynamic, hard-working, and committed to our vision of helping individuals to make better career decisions for maximum job performance and impact. 


 

If you can design, cut up, and develop front-end user interfaces from design mockups to functioning applications with the back-end, you have the skills we need.  We’re looking for someone to play a critical role on the Better Weekdays technology team to lead the design and implementation of the user interface of a web application suite for the Better Weekdays website and the “Perspectives” blog. Specifically, you will turn design comps into high-quality web and mobile experience utilizing full power of JavaScript frameworks, AJAX and HTML5/CSS3.  You would collaborate with the back-end developer to connect the server for a fully functioning system.  Our ideal candidate is an innovator that combines tried- and-true methods with the latest technology trends to deliver fast, lean, intelligent code and iterates quickly.


 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, test, and deploy all web technology components related to the Better Weekdays user interface tier

  • Manage the ongoing maintenance of the Better Weekdays user interface by fixing bugs and implementing feature enhancements

  • Co-design the client-server API in collaboration with the Better Weekdays back-end architects


 

Technologies:

  • HTML5/CSS3

  • JavaScript (Knockout.js), AJAX, and jQuery

  • Object-oriented modeling experience

  • Familiarity with PHP and MySQL

  • Experience with Git


Developer Culture Qualities:

  • Passion for helping people succeed in the making the best career decisions

  • Quick learning generalist with ability to adjust for changing business requirements

  • A strong work ethic, eagerness to learn, and capacity for growth

  • Zeal to ship, get the code out of the door, and willing to make pragmatic trade-offs

  • Contributor to open source community and proven ability to leverage open source tools

  • Ability to handle the stress of a startup in the customer discovery stage and enthusiastic about the opportunity


Compensation:

This is a full-time opportunity with competitive salary.

How to Apply: Please contact Kunal Parbadia at kunal@betterweekdays.com with your resume if you are interested or call him at 540-316-0610 if you have any questions.