Web Engineer at GumGum

| Santa Monica
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Description

As a Web Engineer on the Advertising Applications team at GumGum, you’ll build and maintain a variety of web applications used by both internal and external users. You’ll have a real impact as you work on apps used every day across our company, and you’ll be part of a team that prioritizes skill sharing and learning. Our team currently uses technologies such as ES6, React, Node.js, Sequelize, Flux/Redux, Yarn, and Webpack.
 

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and maintain new features and improvements for a variety of React web applications, including connecting to external APIs
  • Develop backend functionality with Node.js, including extending and maintaining APIs built with Sequelize
  • Create new web applications from the ground up as needed
  • Implement tests and ensure proper functionality and graceful degradation on multiple browsers
  • Troubleshoot user reported issues from the team’s applications
  • Collaborate with a variety of teams including Data Engineering, DevOps, Product and Product Design

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Core understanding of JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • 2+ years experience with React, Flux or Redux
  • Use of Git and command-line tools
  • Comfortable using browser developer tools and build tools such as Webpack
  • Understanding of responsive design concepts and cross-browser compatibility
  • A history of successfully shipping products into production
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Commuter perks
  • Stocked kitchen & Everytable Smartfridge
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations

Career & Personal Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/health/person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation 
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • FluxLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • CaffeFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • TensorFlowFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • LookerDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • HotijarAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Figma Blender Cinema 4DDesign
    • After EffectsDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • Tumult HypeDesign
    • Adobe XDDesign
    • FigmaDesign
    • BlenderDesign
    • Cinema 4DDesign
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • HubSpotCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • SplashCRM
    • CerosCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen
    • PardotLead Gen

Location

1314 7th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401

An Insider's view of GumGum

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

What I have found most refreshing about the collaborative nature of the GumGum Sports team is the commitment to providing a fun non-work environment, as well. These activities, in combination with a generous and flexible PTO schedule, make the work-life balance at GumGum the best of any company I've worked for.

Guy Dotan

Associate Product Manager

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

One of the challenges our team faces is training a deep learning model with minimal biases. The goal is to discern between safe and threatening content such that brands are only aligned with brand suitable content. Our priority is to ensure that our data is diverse and representative resulting in a model that is more objective than subjective.

Iris Fu

Manager, Computer Vision

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

From Publisher Development Intern to Growth Marketing Manager, Global, GumGum has given me so much opportunity for growth internally and helped pave the road for my career. I've found my love for marketing through all these opportunities and I'm truly grateful to GumGum for it!

Maya Bitton

Growth Marketing Manager, Global

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

A team isn’t truly a team unless everyone involved is open to new ideas, approaches and feedback—including the leadership group. And I believe a successful company is when leadership clearly articulates their values to the employees with the hope that they share these values and beliefs. Keeping open dialogue throughout the company is essential.

Phil Schraeder

CEO

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Hackathon, one of my favorite events of the year, encourages team-bonding, collaboration and innovation by empowering employees to form teams, brainstorm product ideas and ultimately execute on those ideas over 3-days. This event has helped drive innovation & efficiencies in our business!

Vanessa Rivero

Employee Experience & Engagement Associate

What are GumGum Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
GumGum provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
GumGum's pet policy is dog friendly daily.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Life Skills for Gummies is a program that was was launched by our PeopleOps team as a learning series focused around everyday life skills! Our CEO actually pitched this program as he wanted to offer courses to Gummers that help with everyday life (outside of the workplace). Topics range from money management to nutrition, meditation, buying a home, stocks & investments, urban gardening, etc. This program has seen extreme success and we are constantly surveying employees to offer classes that resonate with them!

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