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Front End Software Engineer

R&D Engage

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Since 2006 Outbrain has been developing a content discovery platform, guided by a single mission: to help people discover content that they can trust to be interesting, relevant and timely. Today our recommendations reach hundreds of millions of users across a global list of premium media properties.

A small team within Outbrain R&D is looking for an organized, experienced front end developer to help us continue building and simplifying the experience across our platform. You will be joining us developing sophisticated front-end products with a reach of billion browsers all over the world. We're looking for creative and enthusiastic developers who love to solve problems and want to help us build the future of content on the web for devices large and small.


Visualize and develop front-end web pages using semantic HTML, CSS and Javascript

Solve technical issues and test accordingly

Work closely with Product and UI/UX teams to create Outbrain’s look and feel with design-oriented, pixel-perfect development.

Optimize and refactor codebase according to industry best practices

Participation in all aspects of the product development cycle

Desired Skills and Experience

3+ years of front-end development experience

Up-to-date, in-depth, strong knowledge and proven development experience of modern HTML, Javascript and CSS

Experience integrating with APIs

Experience with MVC framework - advantage

Experience with agile, test-driven software development and continuous integration – advantage  

Backend development (Java) - advantage

Clear communication skills

nice to have

Photoshop & Illustrator

Experience in online video advertising

Experience in HTML5 video players




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