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Front-End Web Developer

Software Engineering - Video | Hollywood, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Are you ready to revolutionize entertainment?

Gracenote is an entertainment data and technology provider powering the world’s top music services, automakers, cable and satellite operators, and consumer electronics companies. At its core, Gracenote helps people find, discover and connect with the entertainment they love. Daily, Gracenote processes 35 billion rows of data and is quickly becoming a world-leader in return path “big data.” Over the past 3 years, the company has grown to more than 2000 employees in 17 countries, including over 600 of the world’s top engineers with a passion for music, video, sports, and entertainment technology. Founded in 1998, Gracenote is one of America’s most iconic and respected media companies.  

We are presently looking for a Front-End Web Developer with UI/UX design background and experience who is interested in combining the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include design and translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. 

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Organize ideation workshops with internal stakeholders to define and solve complex issues.
  • Create wireframes and mockups to present information architecture and design concepts.
  • Help to synchronize user needs with business objectives
  • Collaborate with developers in an iterative process to craft solutions 

FOR THIS ROLE WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE:

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Background in visual design and typography
  • 2+ years experience coding in JavaScript 
  • 3+ years experience working in UX design
  • Passion for good design and great user experience
  • Good understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS with focus on ReactJS
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Experience with data-heavy interfaces

Our passion for music, TV, movies, and sports is at the heart of everything we do. But what really makes us tick is our people. From Emeryville to Sydney and Queensbury to Amsterdam, we are building the team that’s going to disrupt the digital universe. This starts by creating a workplace where all things entertainment are celebrated and innovation can come from anyone. If you are interested in being mission critical and on the leading edge of global entertainment technology then please contact us today!

Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, marital status, protected veteran status or any other protected class.