JavaScript Engineer


/skribbed/ (n).

  1. a tech company changing the way the world reads
  2. a membership that gives users access to the world’s largest online library of books, audiobooks, comic books, and sheet music

We value trying new things, craftsmanship, being an open book, and the people that make our team great.

Join us and build something meaningful.

About the JavaScript Engineer Role

Scribd is already a top 100 site on the web and we first made big news when we launched the first HTML5 document reader ( We’re looking for someone with strong problem solving skills to work closely with the team building our richly interactive cross-platofrm website and our envelope-pushing JavaScript based eReader app that functions across web, iOS, and Android.

You Will

  • be responsible for client side web development of the core Scribd product
  • have a large impact deploying code and new features daily to millions of users
  • write performant, well-tested, compatible code

About you

  • 2-4+ years of professional experience with JavaScript
  • 1+ years experience with CoffeeScript
  • 2+ years full-stack web development experience, Ruby preferred
  • Experience with MySQL or similar database
  • CS degree or equivalent experience
  • Cross-browser experience including mobile

The Details

  • We are located in downtown San Francisco, just a few minutes’ walk from BART
  • 100% employer covered Medical/Dental/Vision for regular, full-time employees
  • We have a small budget for our employees to attend conferences, classes, and other events
  • We have a lot of trust with very little bureaucracy
  • Three meals a day, catered from local restaurants
  • Coffee and tea runs every afternoon
  • Apple laptops and Thunderbolt displays
  • Company events that include monthly happy hours and offsites (past events include Safari West, Stinson Beach, ski trips, etc.)

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