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JavaScript Developer

Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
Full-time


Do you want to get a foot in the door at an online Advertising and Media company that has seen tremendous growth? Do you want to work in the world of online video, one of the fastest growing advertising formats in the world? Then Playwire is the place for you…

Playwire Media is a full-service digital innovation partner that leverages online advertising and proprietary technologies to build publishing brands in the gaming and entertainment verticals.

We are seeking a JavaScript developer to aid in the ongoing development and enhancement of products such as our advanced video player and our wide variety of specialized, high-impact advertising units. We seek people who are disciplined but also creative, and unafraid to jump into projects that will be seen and used by millions of people.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Present new product ideas and assist in their design and production
  • Develop new software applications from concept to finish, with regular tests and maintenance
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end services

Qualifications and Skills

Required

Serious applicants should have experience doing more than just converting mockups into working pages: you should understand what it means to develop a complicated application or widget using JavaScript. You’ll immediately be an important member of a development team with a wide variety of responsibilities and opportunities.

Additional requirements

  • Work out of the Deerfield Beach, FL HQ
  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field or equivalent
  • 2+ years’ experience
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript with a strong understanding of JavaScript fundamentals. Must demonstrate ability to write JavaScript beyond framework-centered development. Must be able to code for high performance
  • Knowledge of common design patterns and how they can be applied to JavaScript
  • Experience working with APIs, either integrating a third-party API or creating your own when necessary
  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience with responsive design and cross-platform scripting for desktop/mobile
  • An understanding of source control, particularly Git and Github

Preferred

  • Experience with video for the web, particularly HTML5 video
  • Experience with JavaScript designed to be embedded in third-party Web pages
  • Experience with advertising units, terminology and standards, such as VAST and VPAID
  • Experience with the use of modular JavaScript, using technologies such as RequireJS
  • Knowledge of unit testing methodologies, particularly as applied to JavaScript development
  • Experience working in a team using Agile development and project management practices
  • Knowledge of data warehousing and processing best practices
  • Knowledge of machine learning principles and technologies

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