UI Developer

Austin, TX | Engineering

Job Description


SpareFoot is looking for a senior level UI developer.  You will be responsible for implementing our highly trafficked self-storage websites and internal web-based applications. You have a passion for making great products where form equals function. You should be comfortable working in an open-ended environment where roles are flexible, everything is always changing, and communication is essential. You'll be part of a small, nimble team of designers and developers who love solving hard problems.


  • Mastery of modern HTML/CSS
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript (we use jQuery)
  • Experience developing consumer-oriented websites
  • OOP development experience (we use PHP and Java)
  • Strong knowledge of web standards and cross-browser development
  • An obsession with clean, valid markup
  • Experience creating rich web applications with AJAX
  • Battle scars from IE6


  • Familiarity with MVC frameworks i.e., Zend Framework, Symfony, or CodeIgniter
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with Section 508 accessibility standards
  • Comfortable in Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator

About Us:

  • SpareFoot operates a network of websites that help consumers comparison shop for self-storage facilities (like Hotels.com for self-storage).  Some of our top sites: www.selfstorage.com, www.selfstoragedeals.com, www.sparefoot.com
  • Millions of consumers use SpareFoot to find storage at more than 6,500 storage facilities in the US each year
  • We’re funded by top investors (Silverton Partners, Floodgate, Capital Factory), have an awesome team and revenue is growing FAST.
  • We’re already transforming the $22 billion self-storage industry and we’re only just getting started
  • To learn more about SpareFoot culture and news, read our blog and check us out on FacebookG+ and Twitter


  • Yearly company sponsored conference / certification course
  • $3k budget to build your own work machine
  • Insurance for you and your family – fully paid
  • Stock options (we’re still early enough that these are a big deal)
  • A ridiculously cool work place – we just moved into our own office (a full floor) in downtown Austin.
  • Downtown parking pass
  • Unlimited beer and other beverages
  • More free snacks than you have ever seen before (we currently consume 3lbs of pistachios/day)
  • Sake bomb initiation event for all new employees at Imperia
  • Catered lunch from Tacodeli once per week
  • A highly casual and not always politically correct workplace (if you’re easily offended, please don’t apply)
  • Shuffleboard and foosball in our office
  • Work hard & play hard culture with frequent company social events (and cab vouchers to get home safely from those events)


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