Animoto is looking for a well-rounded front-end engineer who is passionate about developing beautiful user interfaces using the very latest in web technologies, with a keen eye for design details and a strong grasp of best practices.
We are a New York based tech company providing our a quick and easy way to share their lives using the magic of video. Our patented cinematic artificial intelligence takes photos, video clips and music, analyzes them and outputs video slideshows with high-end production values and Hollywood style motion graphics. We have over 7 million users, both consumers and businesses, a web-based video editor, mobile apps for iOS and Android, and integrations with various partners including Shutterfly.
You will be working out of our New York office with our Product, Marketing and Creative teams, delivering new product features and developing Animoto.com.
We use Ruby for our back-end, if you are familiar with it then that is a plus. On the front-end we use jQuery and Backbone.js for our site and applications.
Be familiar with modern front-end development methodologies, techniques and tools.
Have built a few awesome (or at least technically impressive) web sites and applications!
Be able to translate wireframes and mockups into code with a good grasp of document structure and semantics.
Have a solid understanding of cross-browser best practices.
Have a good visual design sense and understanding of basic usability concepts.
Have excellent communication and organization skills.
Have experience with social platform integration (eg. Facebook).
Have familiarity with Web Analytics and A/B testing tools.
Have experience with a server-side framework such as Ruby on Rails
Computer science degree or equivalent work experience.
Competitive salary and stock options package.