Senior Front-end Engineer

| Greater LA Area

What you’ll do:

We’re looking for a Senior Front End Engineer who seeks out challenges and is comfortable with the unknown. You thrive in a fast-paced, innovative, creative environment. You’re an expert communicator who collaborates well with others, takes initiative to solve tough problems, is passionate about revolutionizing storytelling through virtual reality.

The impact you’ll make:

  • Design and implement scalable solutions for the Within web front-end
  • Design and implement new functionality and features for an improved user experience
  • Collaborate with the Web, Design, and Product Teams in requirements specification, feasibility analysis, detailed engineering analysis, development estimates and release planning.
  • Writing and reviewing code that is reliable, scalable and reusable
  • Execute and oversee the creation and delivery of automated unit/integration tests for the code that is written
  • Working with browser vendors to ensure WebVR spec and other APIs are working as intended for the WITHIN Platform

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 5+ years of JavaScript experience; comfortable assessing, choosing, and configuring JavaScript libraries, frameworks, and working environments
  • Deep understanding of browser memory and garbage collection
  • Experience building single-page applications
  • Able to work closely with visual and UX designers to meet exacting requirements
  • Ability to take ownership of a project from start to finish
  • Ability to interact and work well with members of other functional groups in a project team
  • Experience with at least one JavaScript framework such as AngularJS, Ember, Backbone, React, Vue.js, etc.
  • Experience with a modern web application framework (Ruby on Rails, Python/Flask/Django)
  • Expert in Three.js, and familiarity with the use of WebGL
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Bonus Points for:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Passion for VR and knowledge of the VR ecosystem including WebVR
  • Experience working with a start-up
  • Written custom Video Players
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Location

WITHIN is based in Los Angeles, California near the beautiful downtown Culver City area. Conveniently located steps from the city's top restaurants.
Culver City, CA

What are WITHIN Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
100% coverage for employees, 50% coverage for their dependents.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
We work with Helpr to support our working parents by paying a portion of their premium.
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
3 weeks of vacation for your first two years. After 2 years, you will earn 4 weeks.
Paid Holidays
We provide up to 14 paid holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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