Front End Engineer
Viggle - New York, NY

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Front End Engineer Job Description

Media entrepreneur Robert F.X. Sillerman founded Viggle after pioneering a number of successful television, radio and live entertainment ventures. Mr. Sillerman created the company in June 2010 to develop businesses, products and services that encourage consumers to engage with different types of entertainment content such as TV, movies, games and music.

Launched in January 2012, Viggle is a free second screen media platform that rewards its members for watching their favorite TV shows. Viggle enhances TV with interactive games like Viggle LIVE and the first ever real-time fantasy sports game MyGuy. Viggle members get rewarded for their TV time from places like Best Buy, Papa John’s, Fandango, Hulu Plus and Groupon, among others. Viggle also allows like-minded fans of their favorite shows to connect through Viggle Chatter features. Viggle’s audio verification technology recognizes shows on TV and allows members to check into live and DVR’d TV content from more than 170 of the most popular broadcast and cable channels.

Why work at Viggle?

Our workspace is open, the team is small, and collaboration is encouraged. You’ll have the ability to connect directly with other teams to share knowledge and affect the decision-making process

You get direct exposure to the public at a massive scale. Everything you do will affect millions of people who love using our app!

Viggle is an open-minded company and we love to experiment with technology. You’ll get the chance to implement cutting-edge tools and techniques if they are the right tool for the job

Our development processes are agile and transparent. Flexibility is the name of the game!

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Do you love TV as much as you love coding? Wouldn't it be great if you could use your coding skills to make TV better for everyone?

Here's your chance.

Viggle needs more awesome Front End Engineers to join our team. You'd be working to implement a wide variety of front end projects; massively expanding the depth and functionality of viggle.com, "HTML-ifying" many aspects of the Viggle app, improving games and engagements like MyGuy Fantasy Sports, and developing new ideas and functionality. It's a busy, varied, high pressure and hugely exciting role. You'll be working closely with the Engineering, Product, Marketing and Creative teams, pushing your skills to develop great products across different platforms using the latest technology and making real contributions to making Viggle easier and more fun to use.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Significantly expanding the scope and depth of viggle.com.

Implementing web functionality within the native Viggle app for iPhone, iPad and Android.

Supporting, expanding and improving existing games and engagements.

Creating the most solid front end platforms possible for various devices and browser systems.

Implementing front end usability improvements to internal administration platforms.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS

Required :
Great CSS, HTML and Javascript skills, as well as a good knowledge of jQuery.

Know both the concepts and the implementation of responsive design.

Understanding of cross-browser compatibility and accessibility.

An interest in new plugins and libraries – you should always be wanting to learn the latest tech.

An existing portfolio of personal or professional projects that you're proud to showcase.

Desired :
PHP and Wordpress knowledge – we're pushing the edges of the capability of the Wordpress platform in exciting ways.

Experience with UI/UX flow and edge case analysis.

Knowledge of SASS, Compass and mustache.js.

Work on e-commerce implementation and shopping carts.

About Viggle Inc.

The company, Viggle Inc. (Symbol: VGGL), was originally named Function(x) Inc. The Company changed its corporate name to Viggle Inc., and its stock symbol to VGGL in June 2012.
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Viggle is an equal opportunity employer. Viggle recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.

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Viggle is a loyalty program for television that gives people real rewards for checking into the television shows they're watching. Currently...