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Software Engineer, Full Stack

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Recruiter: Foundry
Listed on: 25th July 2019
Location: London
Salary/Rate: Competitve
Salary Notes: Competitve
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Foundry develops creative software for the digital design, media and entertainment industries. With a 20-year heritage and a portfolio of award-winning products, Foundry advances the art and technology of visual experience in partnership with creative leaders around the globe.

Clients and partners include major feature film studios and post-production houses such as Pixar, ILM, MPC, Walt Disney Animation, Weta Digital, DNEG, and Framestore as well as automotive, footwear, apparel and technology companies such as Mercedes, New Balance, Adidas and Google. Foundry partners with these companies to solve complex visualization challenges to turn incredible ideas into reality.
The company's products are used to create breathtaking visual effects sequences on a wide range of feature films, video-on-demand, television and commercials. Foundry software was integral in the making of every VFX Oscar-winning film, award-winning TV shows and commercials for more than a decade. 

Founded in 1996, Foundry is headquartered in London, with 300 staff and a presence in the US, China, Japan, Australia and Europe. In 2015, the London Stock Exchange named Foundry one of the "1000 Companies to Inspire Britain." It regularly features in The Sunday Times' Tech Track as one of Britain's fastest-growing private technology companies. 

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Flix is a visual story development tool for feature film, TV production, games, and more. Designed to promote fast-paced creative collaboration, Flix removes the technical barriers that can cause frustration and slow you down. With Flix, directors, producers, story artists, editors, and 3D layout and previs artists can all collaborate in one easy-to-access place, letting them explore and iterate freely; deliver faster story turnarounds, and share involvement in the development of a project earlier in the process.
Moving the product forward to take advantage of cloud technologies is an important step in taking Flix forward. We are now rebuilding FLIX from the ground up, using modern technologies and design architecture.

We're looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our team in London to work on our core full stack Flix development.

As a member of this team, you'll jump into the deep end of the latest web technologies using Typescript, Angular 5+, Electron and GoLang. You will work with large datasets of hand-drawn artwork and storyboard data to build a collaborative, intuitive user interface our users will love. You will work closely with product managers and QA to spec, build, test and deploy new features. You'll engineer your features to be scalable and modular in a large application, and you'll also embrace writing extensive unit and end-to-end tests that let your team move fast and break nothing.

You'll brainstorm with Product Managers and Engineers to conceptualize new features. You'll learn about new web technologies and discuss potential solutions to problems. You will write unit and e2e tests for your code. You will help build a fast, responsive and effective user experience.

Programming using the following languages is required.
Angular 2+ and Typescript
Experience in developing web backends/services
Experience in working with REST services
Good communication skills, well-organised, good time management
Experience of commercial software development and standard methodology
Good working knowledge of TDD/BDD and CI
Successful track record of working in a development team
Experience of asset management
Experience in cross-platform development

25 days holiday + bank holidays
Pension scheme & life assurance
Health cash plan & medical insurance
Season ticket loan
Company's social events
Beer O'Clock Fridays
Gym Discounts
Learning & development plans
Foundry's discount & saving scheme
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.