Frontend Engineer - Browser Clients

As a Frontend Engineer, you will be pivotal in the product development cycle, ship new features and collaborate with others in key decisions around product and engineering needs. We value experience building scalable web applications as well as having a sense for design and UX. This position will attack unique problems from all angles, never settling for a brute force method. On this journey, you will work with various stakeholders to help build the best possible Twitch experience.

Responsibilities

  • Work effectively with the Browser Clients Team and others to build high quality Twitch client experiences
  • Become familiar with the existing Twitch browser-client technology stack
  • Contribute to architectural, design, and process discussions involving the technological choices involved in building Twitch’s browser-based clients
  • You’ll identify and uphold frontend engineering best practices

Requirements

  • A degree in Computer Science, a related Engineering discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience working on large scale JavaScript applications
  • Experience with React or other JavaScript frameworks (Angular, Ember, etc)
  • A good understanding of CSS
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills

Bonus Points

  • Architectural experience creating highly-scalable web or desktop applications
  • A solid understanding of best practices and techniques regarding web scalability, performance, and security
  • Experience writing JavaScript applications with Typescript
  • Experience with Redux or other Flux implementation
  • A firm understanding of data bindings and WebSockets
  • Experience with SASS
  • Passion for video games is a big plus

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience.

Learn more at  http://twitch.tv.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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