WIREWAX Role Spec:
Creative Front-End & Animation
Developer (New York)

 

 
 

Who we are

WIREWAX is the world’s leading interactive video technology.

WIREWAX is the multi-award-winning creative technology powering the world’s interactive video. We’re driven by the fundamental belief that video should be as connected and accessible as the rest of the information on the internet. Utilizing a powerful combination of computer vision and artificial intelligence, we help creatives, brands, agencies, and broadcasters create highly engaging video experiences.

WIREWAX was founded in 2009 and has offices in London, New York, San Francisco, and Vancouver.

 
 
 

About the role

We’re looking for a talented, animation-focused Front-End Developer with an unparalleled appetite to push the boundaries and the desire to create exceptional interactive video experiences for an exciting and innovative technology business at a time of unprecedented growth.

The company has the most modern, creative and intelligent toolset for making interactive videos that are already used by some tens of thousands of users, with clients including some of the world's leading entertainment brands, broadcasters, sporting platforms, fashion brands and internationally leading businesses within various markets.

 
 
 

What you will do as our
Creative Developer

● R&D on APIs, databases, and win mechanics.

● Develop accurate and feasible time estimations.

● Develop client campaigns with an eye towards emerging web technologies.

● Creating animations, in code, from video or After Effects examples.

● Creating animation libraries from scratch.

● Formatting best practice to educate clients on final expected animation output.

● Evolving the capabilities of the WIREWAX Studio product’s animations.

 
 
 

Our ideal team member will have the following talents, skills, and experience

● Heavy experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery - Your JavaScript, CSS3, and HTML5 have to be sharp and dependable (we are moving towards React but fundamentals apply).

● Strong experience with rich web animations using Greensock animation library.

● A huge plus if you have SVG, HTML5 canvas, and CSS3 animation experience.

● Well versed with Git, emphasis on CLI.

● Experience with React.

● Experience with Responsive design.

● A solid awareness of cross-browser issues and cross-device compatibility.

● Be able to write clean reusable code complete with commenting and using formatting best practices.

● Ability to create and polish reusable components with excellent UI/UX.

● Knowledge in HTML5 video and other media elements a plus.

● Any experience with Back-end technologies like NodeJS, Express, MongoDB and continuous integration tools such as Jenkins would also be a bonus, but it’s not a necessity.

● Good communication skills and time management.

● Experience in working in a fast-paced agency-like environment.

● Experience with banner ads, even though we do not create them, would also be a bonus.

 
 

 

Interested in joining WIREWAX?

Simply drop us an email to join@wirewax.com

Please note: This position is based in New York City.