Senior Web Front End Engineer

Games Jobs - Web / New Media - Paris

Job Title Senior Web Front End Engineer
Skills Required Web Designer,Web Developer
Job Description Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a senior web front-end engineer to join it’s Battle.net team in Europe. This person will have experience creating animated, interactive web designs using Html5 / CSS3, and is familiar with web scripting languages, such as JavaScript. The ideal candidate will have a well-rounded background in web front-end and a good understanding of integration and design. 

Responsibilities
  • Front-end web development: coding and optimizing Blizzard Entertainment websites and web based applications.
  • Web design: Supervise and contribute to creation and localization of visual content updates for Blizzard Entertainment sites, Battle.net, and related web-based applications.
  • Manage, coach, and mentor a team of 5 front-end specialists and web designers.
  • Set up priorities for the release schedule in coordination with project managers.
  • Responsible for meeting key project milestones.
  • Create promotional assets, animated banners, email templates, and internal tools for online campaigns and marketing actions.
  • Participate in the deployment of technical updates or upgrades, in cooperation with quality assurance, web administrators, and the US-based web development team.

Requirements
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in front-end engineering or web design
  • Strong skills in creating websites using HTML5 / CSS3
  • Solid understanding of scripting languages (JavaScript) and frameworks (jQuery)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in communicating with  international teams
  • Fluency in English 

Pluses
  • Expert in Adobe Photoshop, strong graphic-design skills and artistic sense
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum, Kanban…)
  • Knowledge of project management software, such as, Jira or equivalent
  • Previous team management experience
  • Experience with Xhtml, ActionScript, XSL / XML, Freemarker, Flash development
  • Passion for gaming and in-depth knowledge of Blizzard Entertainment games


Please go to jobs.blizzard.com to apply: http://eu.blizzard.com/en-gb/company/careers/posting.html?id=13000G5

Salary not disclosed, relocation provided
Location Versailles, France, Paris
Job Category Web / New Media
Date posted 03/02/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Blizzard Entertainment (Europe) using their internal reference 13000G.
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