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AS2 App Engineer

at WidgetBox in San Francisco, CA   —   Jul 08, 2014   |  
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AS2 App Engineer

Widgetbox ( is a San Francisco-based start-up with the world’s leading self-service web widget and rich media content platform. provides the industry's leading self-service solutions to turn on-line content into web and mobile applications. With tens of millions of monthly viewers and thousands of developers and bloggers, we strive to delight customers by making complex technologies simple and fun to consume.

The role of AS2 App Engineer is to ensure efficient, creative execution of our next generation rich media ads for our clients. This is a multi-faceted role that encompasses ActionScripting, project management, resource management, support, and the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously under tight timeframes.

About Widgetbox:

Investors include Sequoia Capital and Hummer Winblad Venture Partners
Small (<20), close-knit, and very experienced team
Agile development practices
Established 3 year old company
Great SF location
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Build ads using our ad builder through a point-click interface
Build custom templates using our flash API ( strong ActionScripting skills required)
Develop and manage training and information collateral for our products
Work closely with Account Management to consistently deliver high quality creatives
Experience working with JavaScript, including SWFObject, JSON, JQuery and DOM scripting. You can integrate flash applications into HTML pages and manage interaction between the two.
Understanding of and passion for rich media advertising
Self-starter with excellent problems solving, project management, and interpersonal skills
Great attention to detail and follow through
Ability to see the bigger picture with creative execution
Good understanding of analytics
Must have a great attitude and good communication skills
Experience with pure AS2 and AS3 (Flex-less) application development.
OO code. You write good clean OO code and are familiar with design patterns, but you're not slavish, and can be creative in organizing your code to achieve your goals.
You know when to use a pre-existing library to accomplish your goals, and when to roll your own. You are also comfortable adhering to coding standards that may not be your personal preference.
Bundling/Loading Assets. You can think intelligently about bundling assets for ad hoc run time loading. You're familiar with all the gotchas associated with instantiating loaded assets (application domains, etc).
You can work with minimal specs. You love to iterate. You know how to make something "just work" quickly, and you know when to refactor to optimize and abstract away redundancies in your code.
Full-time position
All Widgetbox employees enjoy the following company benefits:

Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
15 days of paid vacation, plus 11 paid company holidays
401K enrollment
Commuter checks or pre-tax transportation reimbursement options
Casual working environment with weekly company lunches and all the snacks you can imagine!
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