Software Engineer - VOD

The VOD (video on demand) team builds features and products that transform the magic of Twitch live broadcasts into an enduring, unique viewing experience for all fans. The team builds tools that enables creators to create, edit, feature, share and organize their content while engaging with fans no matter what time of day or night. Our team is on the cutting edge of video-editing-in-the-cloud and solving discovery with millions of hours of content.

We are looking for a front-end engineer, or full-stack engineer with web engineering skills, to join the VOD team here at Twitch. The right person will have a passion for building truly delightful UI and solving creator and viewer needs in elegant, performant ways.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with product and UX to craft seamless experiences for discovering and viewing video content
  • Use cutting-edge web technologies to build rich interfaces usually reserved for full desktop applications
  • Be able to define and build APIs to support a wide variety of users, creators and use cases

Requirements

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years of demonstrated web development
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and expertise in at least one JavaScript framework
  • Some full stack software development experience - you should be comfortable writing JavaScript and Go for the same project
  • An understanding of basic UX principles and design
  • Strong foundation of data structures and algorithms

Bonus Points

  • Experience with React.js, GraphQL and/or Go
  • Experience with video editing software

Perks

  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners 
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Weekly happy hours and opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

About Twitch

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. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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