Jacob Dannecker

Boston, Massachusetts, US

Jacob's Skills
Business Development
Technical
Sales
Product Management
Marketing
Management
Finance
Background

Startup Experience

First time founder

About Jacob

Motor Advocate is a new start-up in the Boston area looking to streamline the auto buying process for both consumers and dealers.

We are looking for an outstanding multitalented Web Developer/Designer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design and layout of our website. Web developer/designer responsibilities include building our website from concept all the way to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page to site layout and function.

If you think you are a good fit for the below responsibilities and are willing to work for sweat equity let us know!


Responsibilities

Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
Create and maintain software documentation
Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
End Consumer User Portal
Sales Dashboard
API integration with other sites and data sources
Facebook and Google Account API integration

Requirements

Proven working experience in web programming
Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
Familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: PHP, ASP.NET, Javascript or Ruby on Rails
A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools
Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimisation process
Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
Strong organisational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
BS in computer science or a related field recommended but not required