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Hybrid Frontend Web Developer

Madman, a Funimation & Sony Pictures Television Networks Company, is the go-to destination for extraordinary anime – from streaming and home entertainment to theatrical distribution and broadcast television. The company’s next generation streaming service, AnimeLab, provides subscribers with instant access to their favorite sub and dub shows in ad-free HD on the widest array of devices and platforms - from smartphones and tablets to TVs and gaming consoles. 

Madman is looking for a self-motivated Frontend Engineer to join our video-on-demand technology team. We are looking for an intrepid problem-solver to dive into this space and help build world class Web and Living Room applications on smart TVs, set-top boxes and game consoles.

You will work alongside product management, design, and marketing to build solutions fans love. You will be responsible for technical designs and developing solutions to create innovative frontend features and solve technical problems.

Our ideal candidate will have experience developing solutions for the Web and/or Living Room platforms.

The core responsibilities of this position include:

  • Develop, consumer-facing applications for Web and Living Room platforms (Smart TVs, Game Consoles (Xbox, PlayStation, etc.)).
  • Work closely with product managers, and other front end and back end software developers
  • Maintain development team competitiveness in the Web and Living Room applications field by staying current on techniques, tools, and ecosystem.
  • Review existing Web and Living Room codebases and improve or make recommendations for improving them.
  • Stay current on the latest Web and Living Room technologies.
  • Work with other frontend engineering team members ensuring your work adheres to industry standards and internally defined best practices.

The minimum qualifications & requirements for this position include:

  • Minimum 3 years of building Web and/or Living Room applications
  • Knowledge and familiarity with designing and developing applications using modern JavaScript Frameworks 
  • Experience with build and release of OTT applications
  • Familiarity with media playback, audio/video streaming 
  • Rest API consumption using JSON experience
  • Familiarity and working experience with agile development methodologies
  • Experience with Git branching and source code control
  • Familiarity with Device testing
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work independently or in a team
  • Demonstrated ability to document code as needed

Why work with us?

Madman offers competitive compensation and ongoing employee development. We’re a motivated team developing video-on-demand apps for mobile, desktop, game consoles and smart TVs. Expect a collaborative environment with plenty of interesting challenges & opportunities and an audience of passionate fans.

 

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