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Home Entertainment Developer

About Powster

We are a creative studio based out of London Fields, with offices in London and Los Angeles. Our team works towards three main streams of output:

1. Our Showtimes Platform: which powers most of the major movie websites across the world boasting all the major movie studios as our clients.

2. Our Creative Builds: which can range from projects making interactive music videos to projecting tweets on the houses of parliament.

3. Our Products Builds (Powster Labs): which includes a variety of in-house and client-facing custom builds for movie-discovery and marketing tools.

Powster perks include flexible working hours, roomy plant-ridden studio, private cinema room, shower, bike storage, movie premiere tickets, pre-premiere exclusive movie screenings, extremely well connected in the entertainment industry, PictureHouse membership, studio drinks fridge, desk beers, table tennis and a summer roof terrace.

Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for a talented full-stack JavaScript developer to join our Showtimes team, to take ownership of our Home Entertainment integrations. Our current leading product, our Showtimes platform, gets over 2 million visits a week and has 2 component parts, the all movie destination (http://movies.powster.com) and the individual movie pages ex:(think Star Wars, Doctor Strange, Logan etc).

We are moving into an exciting phase of our product where we will be working with major Home Entertainment services to hook into their APIs and pull in information for our movie platforms when they have gone out of cinemas. We need someone who is passionate about data and JavaScript and gets excited about working on a long term product. 

Your Skills:

You should be passionate about React and Javascript and conscientious about building clean, sustainable codebases. You should have a keen interest in keeping up to date with modern coding practises, particularly with respect to mobile / responsive design, user experience, performance optimization and loading speeds. Our current platform is a web-app built using Preact, webpack and node.js.

Essential Skills:

  • High level knowledge of modern techniques when working with JavaScript ES6 + HTML5 + CSS3
  • Commercial experience with javascript frameworks, particularly React/Preact
  • Experience integrating APIs
  • Solid experience with Node.js
  • Avid user of Git/Github
  • Mobile-first and responsive web development
  • Familiarity with cross-browser and cross-device performance, issues and tricks
  • Knowledge and desire to make the most performant front-end experiences
  • Detail oriented when working from designs and detailed instructions
  • Command line essential

Nice to haves:

  • Experience leading/self-managing a large-scale product
  • Design skills
  • UX experience
  • Familiarity with AWS
  • Sass/SCSS experience

On site only.

Salary £30,000 - £35,000 dependant on experience.

No recruitment agencies please.

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