Front End Engineer - New Media Twitch Jobs

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This project at Twitch is a new frontier...an opportunity to lead the charge in bringing a new type of media to creators and viewers on our platform. The person in this role will build internal tools to support a new product, as well as public Twitch Extensions to facilitate exciting new interactions with viewers. We're looking for skill in web programming (JS frameworks, tooling, modern browser awareness) and sensibilities in UX design. The role will be the primary UI/UX developer on the team, so they should be willing to take ownership of projects, seeing them through from start to finish.

Responsibilities

  • Design, build, and maintain performant, responsive and delightful interactive experiences
  • Work closely with partners across the company to ensure that your products efficiently meet their needs
  • Produce clean, high quality code, tests, and documentation
  • Actively engage in code and design reviews with peers and partners
  • Contribute engineering input and feedback into product planning processes
  • Partner with fellow engineering teams to deliver on complex initiatives together

Requirements

  • 2+ years designing and implementing web-based applications or interactive experiences
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS, and working experience in React
  • Familiarity with JavaScript concurrency, browser tooling, and debugging
  • Strong organizational and communication skills

Bonus Points

  • Experience building tools for Customer Service or Moderation teams
  • Prior involvement in game development
  • History building products that drive large scale interaction between users

Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision & Disability Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Maternity & Parental Leave
  • Flexible PTO
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Amazon Employee Discount
  • Monthly Contribution & Discounts for Wellness Related Activities & Programs (e.g., gym memberships, off-site massages, etc.)
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Served Daily
  • Free Snacks & Beverages

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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