Internal Application: Senior Web Developer - Studio
IMVU | Redwood City, CA | Full Time
Senior Web Developer for Studio
Redwood City, CA
This role will work very closely with our visual designers and user experience experts to design a product that is both impactful and that provides a satisfying experience to our users.
A BA/BS in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience
At least 5 years experience as a software engineer
The ability to push back when appropriate to do the right thing by the customer and the business
A firm grasp of fundamentals including object oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis
Familiarity with Electron, Backbone, Handlebars, SASS, Angular, React, or other adjacent technologies
Experience with or interest in 3D graphics and 3D concepts such as: skeletons, meshes, textures, opacity, materials, FBX, etc
Experience building, or interest in building, development tools
Experience with or interest in 3D modeling tools such as Maya 3D, 3D Studio Max, Sketchup or Blender
Knowledge of the latest development trends from mobile web, including responsive design, accessibility, and site performance
Working knowledge of cross platform/browser issues (Edge, Firefox, Safari, Chrome)
Worked with or have the desire to work in test driven development
Experience working with a RESTful LAMP stack
Knowledge of the general heuristics for cacheability
Made contributions to open source projects
The ability to mentor other engineers and the willingness to learn from others
Interest in online communities, games, or social networking
Based in Silicon Valley, IMVU (imm-view) is the world’s largest friendship discovery and social platform, and a top 5 grossing app in the App Store, where millions of users customize their avatars and explore over 40,000+ destinations to connect with each other. Through chat and events, IMVU’s massive metaverse enables and empowers friendship and human connection. A community of hundreds of thousands of users power IMVU’s peer to peer economy by designing and selling virtual fashion designs and destinations, adding to a growing catalog of 50 million items. The IMVU experience is available on the web, a desktop app, and as an iOS and Android app.
Together Labs innovates technologies that empower people worldwide to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Our mission is to redefine social media as a catalyst for authentic human connection through the development of a family of products grounded in this core value. These include: IMVU, the world's largest friendship discovery and social platform; VCOIN, the first regulatory-approved transferable digital currency; and WithMe, an upcoming mobile platform built on insights from the science of friendship. For more information, please visit https://togetherlabs.com/
Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners, and Best Buy Capital.
Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.
HOW TO APPLY
Please familiarize yourself with our products and feel free to try out our core product at https://www.imvu.com/
Together Labs is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.