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Javascript Developer - React (Senior or Mid Level) in London


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Based in London and New York, we are the creative technology company powering over 90% of the world’s interactive video content, enabling brands such as Disney, Ted Baker, and Dulux to explore new horizons in audience engagement and interaction, making their video content much harder working. Our Studio platform uses AI to create hotspots, content overlays, video branching and other features, making every face and object in video content touchable and clickable - and our clients are mostly in marketing, advertising and TV.
The WIREWAX Studio is a SaaS platform, but we also have an in-house Creative Solutions team who collaborate directly with ad agencies and brand clients on specific interactive projects.   We’re a very ambitious outfit: our mission is to make video as truly connected as everything else on the internet, and it’s a mission which is opening up exciting new possibilities for everyone who works at WIREWAX.

About the role…

We’re looking for a talented Front End Developer with an unparalleled appetite to push the boundaries and the desire to create exceptional interactive video experiences for an exciting and innovative technology business at a time of unprecedented fast growth.
You will be working with our cross-functional product development team consisting of backend and frontend engineers as well as our design and UX/UI team to develop the next generation platform for Digital Asset Management and Interactive Video creation tools.
What you will do as our Frontend Developer...

   •    Developing new user-facing features for our SaaS product using React.js
   •    Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
   •    Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
   •    Optimizing components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers

Our ideal team member will have the following talents, skills & experience

   •    Strong experience in JavaScript, including familiarity with ES6
   •    Thorough understanding of React.js and its core principles
   •    Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
   •    Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
   •    Familiarity with RESTful APIs
   •    Experience with Responsive design
   •    Experience using LESS or SASS
   •    Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
   •    Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
   •    Familiarity with code versioning tools such as Git, SVN or Bitbucket

Bonus skills & experience..

   •    Experience with Back-end technologies like NodeJS, Express, MongoDB
   •    Experience with animations and transitions in React using CSS3
   •    Experience with React testing frameworks such as Jest or Enzyme
   •    Knowledge of and experience working with HTML5 video and other media elements

Why join Wirewax...

   •    You'll have the trust and freedom to devise solutions to problems as you see fit, utilising whichever technology you consider most appropriate.
   •    You’ll be working as part of a small, super friendly team with a variety of backgrounds, from computer vision research to TV production.
   •    Competitive base salary with options available if you’re interested.
   •    A fridge full of tasty beverages, an unlimited supply of crumpets, and an enormous biscuit tin.
Our team here are committed to providing equal opportunities for employment regardless of of race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, disability, family structure, socio-economic status, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis (it's the law, but it's also just the right thing to do).


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