React Frontend Developer

Soho Mills Industrial Estate
12 Oct 2018
17 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Who we are
Based in London and New York, WIREWAX is the creative technology company powering over 90% of the world’s interactive video content. We have helped over 750 brands such as Disney, Ted Baker, and Dulux explore new horizons in terms of audience engagement and interaction, and make their video content work harder.

Our SaaS Studio platform has almost 30,000 global users who use it to add interactive functionality like hotspots, content overlays, and video branching to their videos. One of the most immediate use case for our tech is shoppable video for brands in e-commerce, but its applications reach much farther than that, taking in interactive TV / film and DAM / metadata tools.

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 Front End Developer (React)...

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

Try out the product - and see what you will be working on

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
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
Knowledge of modern authorization mechanisms, such as JSON Web Token
Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.

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.

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