Web Developer Players' LoungeNew York City, New York, US
About Players’ Lounge
We are Players' Lounge -- a venture backed startup that allows gamers to play their favorite video games against other people for money. We are expanding our team and are looking for developer to join us as we enhance our product. We are a Y Combinator company, have been fully funded, and have a rapidly growing market we are attacking.
We want to hire people who use our product, are passionate about gaming and our mission, and are willing to work hard to make sure every gamer knows about Players’ Lounge. We want you to take initiative in making our product better. This should be the most fun job you’ll ever have.
The person hired for this role will be responsible for the translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and full stack developers to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.
Implement responsible web design principles to ensure that our company website renders well across multiple devices
Design a framework for creating user apps that grows with the needs of the company
Monitor website performance, watch for traffic drops related to site usability problems and rectify the issues
Review app and feature coding and plan future website upgrades with the development team
Assist in the development of applications and features that will be put on the website and in internal functions as well.
Big plus if you are familiar with MongoDB and node.js.