Lead Front-end Software Engineer, Tools IMVU
IMVU is seeking a full stack software engineer to join our Virtual Asset Transmission Team. You will be building internal tools and expanding functionality of our new digital content delivery pipeline, which is the backbone of all emerging new products here at IMVU. You will promote excellence in front-end engineering, improving code quality, productivity, and skills through processes, projects, learning, and mentorship. Your passion for building scalable, forward-thinking front-end code is supported by your curiosity, understanding, and application of emerging technologies that benefit your work.
Minimum 7 years experience as a front-end engineer.
Strong grasp of Computer Science fundamentals including object oriented design, data structure, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
Strong working knowledge of cross platform/browser compatibility issues (specifically, but not limited to IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome)
Comfortable working with a RESTful LAMP stack
Familiar with test driven development, specifically integration tools such as Selenium, Jasmine, QUnit, or similar
Experience with Backbone, Handlebars, SASS, and related technologies
Some basic Devops experience and should not be afraid of diving into the CLI and shell to unblock yourself effectively
Experience writing in Haskell or adjacent functional programming language
IMVU, Inc. (http://www.imvu.com) is an online social entertainment destination where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends. Our developers are given significant autonomy over their work: we hire smart people and trust them to use their creativity and talents to do right by their peers and our customers. We are longstanding evangelists of Continuous Deployment, strong supporters of open source software and we spawned the Lean Startup movement. We value humility, open collaboration and foster an environment that supports learning from and mentoring others. We want you to grow your talent and career. We?ll provide plenty of interesting challenges and strong support to ensure your success. At IMVU, we solve challenging problems and create amazing products together every day! Check out some of what we?re doing on our Engineering blog: http://im.vu/engineering
HOW TO APPLY
Please try out our core product before you apply. We?d like you to understand our products and have some understanding of our customers.
Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about IMVU. Job applications without cover letters will not be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
IMVU is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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