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Frontend Senior Software Engineer, Flix

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Recruiter: Foundry
Listed on: 17th May
Location: London
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Description

We are a global company with a mission to advance the art and technology of visual experience. We know that creating an inclusive environment that values and encourages different perspectives is critical for our success, and the success of our people. We are learning, listening and taking action to be better and foster trust in our community. Our goal is to ensure every person working at Foundry feels safe and free to be themselves, to share their ideas or concerns and that there is equal access to opportunities for all.

THE PRODUCT.

Flix is a visual story development tool for a 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 previous 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.

THE ROLE.

We're looking for an experienced Frontend Senior Software Engineer to join our team to work on our core frontend Flix development.

As a member of this team, you'll jump into the deep end of the latest web technologies using Typescript, Angular 7+, and Electron. 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 have a deep focus of writing extensive unit and end-to-end tests that let the team move fast and keep high quality standards.

  • Contribute to formal design, feature reviews, and architectural decisions.
  • Contribute to documentation and upkeep of architectural state and decision making
  • Assist our Customer Support team with investigation and suggestions related to issues reported by customers.
  • Good knowledge of technical advances in the field, both in terms of technologies, industry standards to help inform implementation details as well as product direction
  • Proactively contribute to software quality and stability by fixing bugs and implementing features.
  • Collaborate with internal product teams and externally with industry partners to drive Foundry strategic initiatives.

Requirements

  • Strong knowledge of Angular 7+, 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
  • Successful experience of working in a development team

Nice to have, Keen to learn

  • Experience using Electron.
  • Good working knowledge of TDD/BDD and CI
  • Experience of asset management
  • Experience in cross-platform development

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Flexible working offered
  • Pension scheme & life assurance
  • Health cash plan & medical insurance,
  • Season ticket loan
  • Company's social events
  • Anniversary day off
  • Gym Discounts
  • Learning & development plans
  • Foundry's discount & saving scheme

THE COMPANY.

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.

Contact Name: Foundry
Reference: TJ/8978/EBC202E214
Job ID: 2933168



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