Web Front End Engineer

Games Jobs - Web / New Media - Paris

Job Title Web Front End Engineer
Job Category Web Developer
Job Description Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an experienced web front-end engineer to join its digital marketing team in Europe. This person will be responsible for creating animated, interactive web features using HTML5 / CSS3 for the World of Warcraft, Starcraft II, Diablo III, and Battle.net web applications. The ideal candidate is passionate about user experience, is highly skilled in JavaScript, and has a well-rounded background in web front-end and a good understanding of integration and design. 

Responsibilities
  • Develop, code, and optimize Blizzard websites and web based applications.
  • Work closely and collaborate with web editors and web designers on the digital marketing team to contribute to the creation and localization of visual content updates for Blizzard Entertainment games sites, Battle.net, and related web-based applications.
  • Responsible for meeting key web project milestones.
  • Able to handle projects, such as, email template creation / automation 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 4 years’ experience in web front-end engineering
  • Strong skills in creating websites using HTML5 / CSS3
  • Experience in responsive design and cross-platform integration
  • Solid understanding of scripting languages (JavaScript) and frameworks (jQuery)
  • An eye for detail when integrating a visual mock-up into HTML
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in English

Pluses
  • Experience with social media APIs, Node.js, Grunt, or other task runners, such as, Freemarker, Flash development, and Action script
  • Expertise in Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum / Kanban)
  • Knowledge with project management software, such as Jira
  • Passion for gaming and in-depth knowledge of Blizzard Entertainment games

Required Application Materials
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What games you are currently playing

**Only Resumes with Cover Letters both in English will be considered.

Please go to our website to apply : http://us.blizzard.com/en-us/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000BQ
Salary not disclosed, relocation provided
Location Versailles, Paris
Job Category Web / New Media
Date posted 06/06/2014
Recruiter This job is advertised on behalf of Blizzard Entertainment (Europe) using their internal reference 14000BQ.
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