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Leading Social Networking Platform
Luxury Brand Leader, Internet Publishing / Community, Fashion, Art, Travel

ASMALLWORLD (ASW) is a dynamic invitation-only social networking site that
uniquely brings together an international group of influential people with
diverse backgrounds and interests. The network is different from all other
social networks in that the contacts and relationships that occur online mi=
those that occur in the real world. Member profiles are real and validated,
relationships and friends trusted, and connections authentic. At its core t=
social network is a media company targeting international luxury brand
advertisers seeking to attract valuable trendsetters and tastemakers.

We seek a Javascript Developer who enjoys pushing the limits of their craft=
a truly unique and privileged environment. The position requires daily
interaction with the marketing and product development teams in New York.  =
role will be responsible for the development of innovative user interfaces,
feature enhancements and other compelling applications for premier luxury
brands and advertisers.  There will be a strong preference for candida=
with a background developing modular components for large-scale web
applications that extensively leverage AJAX,
JavaScript libraries, and web services.  The ideal candidate will be a=
to demonstrate an adherence to best practices in their work regarding brows=
compatibility, maintainability and code reuse.

You will work with a highly experienced team of designers and developers
helping to build a cutting-edge technology platform to lead our company thr=
an exciting period of growth. We offer competitive compensation and a
comprehensive benefits package. This position is located in our New York office.=

•    Implement modular widgets, applications and other
front-end components in Javascript as well as other technologies such as XH=
CSS, XML, JSON and microformats
•    Develop high-volume traffic websites
•    Take client requests and analyze needs to create =
loading, clear and creative solutions for business to consumer websites
•    Optimize pages for cross-browser and cross-platfo=
•    Troubleshoot JavaScript bugs and optimize existin=
•    Follow coding conventions and recommend new stand=
•    Collaborate with UI Designers, Software Developer=
and Product Marketing managers

•    JavaScript 1.0 and above
•    Proficiency with Javascript libraries, preferably=
and JQuery
•    Fluent in event-driven programming techniques
utilizing AJAX,
callbacks, and closures
•    Strong DOM manipulation and form handling skills
•    Experience creating or consuming web services
•    Exceptional cross-browser debugging expertise
•    Ability to write semantic XHTML markup
•    Familiar with using CSS for table-less layouts
•    Superior attention to detail
•    Professional demeanor and strong work ethic
•    Time-management and work prioritizing skills

Strong pluses include:
•    Photoshop CS
•    Familiarity with PHP or Ruby on Rails
•    Knowledge of Flash 8 or above
•    Ability to write and update design specification
•    Database experience with MySQL and/or PostgreSQL

Please send resume and cover letter to