Software Development Engineer (UI)
Invodo - Austin, TX

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Location: Austin, TX
Job Type: Full-Time, Salaried with Benefits and Stock Options
Reports To: Vice President of Engineering and Operations

Position Summary
Invodo is a fast-moving startup in downtown Austin, TX. We are the leader in the eCommerce video market, and we are looking to grow our engineering team. Are your skills, experience, and desire to be in a fast paced environment a fit?

We are looking for a UI-focused developer that is exceptionally skilled with JavaScript (AJAX and JSON), with strong ActionScript (Flash video) and HTML5 experience.

Primary Responsibilities

This role will primarily be focused on our next generation InPlayer framework designed for eCommerce media presentation (video, photo, and interactive 360–degree viewing capabilities). The ideal candidate would have experience in both complex, client-side JavaScript applications and custom Web media players. The framework uses a plugin model designed specifically for eCommerce Web sites (similar to jQuery) that loads media player widgets built in both ActionScript 3 and JavaScript/HTML5. Invodo’s working environment involves high-end Mac laptops with external LCD monitors in a dedicated development office. We expect that you will be able to contribute on a team that builds world-class eCommerce media player functionality.

Skills and Qualifications:

To succeed in this role, you must be able to:

Create fast, light, clean, maintainable code that works great across browsers
Possess excellent JavaScript development skills, including modular and asynchronous techniques
Have JavaScript library experience (jQuery, YUI, etc.)
Programming against RESTful APIs via JSON/P and XML
ActionScript 3 development
Strong CSS and HTML development
Have an understanding of web performance optimization and SEO
Be familiar with embedding code in e-commerce pages
Be familiar with RTMP, RMTPE, and RTMPT
Other desirable skills include:

Familiarity Flash-based video streaming
Familiarity with HTML5 and emerging HTML5 video standards
Basic graphics production (Photoshop)
Experience programming programing in and/or working against a Java (Grails) stack
Familiarity with Linux
Requirements:

A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or a related field
Minimum 4 years client-side web development experience
the ability to work independently and as a team member
the ability to multitask and manage competing project deadlines
Excellent communication skills
A strong work ethic and desire to work in a fast-paced, fun, demanding environment.
Meticulous attention to detail and quality
Company Overview

Invodo helps businesses sell more through the power of video. As a full-service eCommerce video solution, Invodo provides a turnkey service that includes creating high-quality product video at scale, delivering video through retail-focused technology. Invodo videos increase sales, reduce product returns, and drive site traffic for our clients, which include Internet 500 retailers and major manufacturers.

Invodo employees crave challenges and are unafraid to constantly push their comfort zones. As a growth-stage company, Invodo offers the opportunity to grow your skills and advance your career in a way that can’t be matched by larger companies.


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