Web UI Developer

Position

KAYAK is looking for smart, enthusiastic web developers to take our industry-leading website to the next level. Our team is constantly iterating, designing, and coding our way to excellence. We're building the compelling user experiences that keep our product a step ahead of the competition. If you're an experienced engineer who wants to work on a team of similarly talented, driven individuals, then we'd love to hear from you.

Basic Qualifications

Our UI developers are top-notch, and that's precisely the sort of person we're looking for: 5+ years experience developing real world web applications; a degree in computer science, or something approximating that; a portfolio of complex sites you've worked on; and the ability to speak competently about contemporary web technologies.

Technical skills

  • Expert in CSS, HTML, and JavaScript
  • Solid understanding of jQuery, or a similar JS framework
  • Knowledge of performance considerations, especially with respect to browsers
  • Familiarity with Java or C#
  • Ability to debug issues in a full-stack environment
  • SQL experience is a plus, but not required

What KAYAK can offer you

  • Bragging rights for features you built on the leading travel website
  • No stupid meetings
  • 4 weeks vacation
  • Generous 401(k) matching
  • Awesome health, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Gym with showers and laundry
  • Game room, drinks, coffee, snacks, etc. in the office

About KAYAK

KAYAK is the best way to find hotels, flights, rental cars, and if it's April fools, dates. We compare hundreds of travel sites at once.