Front End Software Engineer

Animoto, New York, New York

Animoto turns photos and video into professional video slideshows in minutes.

At Animoto, we believe that everyone should have the power to create professional-quality videos, whether to share their memories or market their business. To achieve this vision we bring together smart, passionate people who care as much about each other as they do about our product.

Animoto is looking for an experienced Front End Software Engineer to help propel our award-winning video creation service to the next level. Using our patented cinematic artificial intelligence technology, our product empowers users to tell a story through the power of video. As a member of the Front-End Team, you will be developing a responsive, elegant web experience and pioneering the next generation of video creation software.

What You'll Do:

  • Collaborate with a team of engineers and product designers to develop new features
  • Build efficient and reusable components and services
  • Ensure high standards in architecture discussions, code reviews, and provide technical leadership
  • Advocate for best practices, great usability, and exceptional quality

What We're Looking For:

  • 3+ years professional experience building front-end web applications
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript
  • Experience working with React, Redux, or something similar
  • Familiarity with server-side web frameworks
  • Client-side performance and optimization experience

Why Work for Animoto:

  • Be a part of a thriving engineering team that partners with teams across the organization including product, design, and marketing.
  • Learn and grow within a role that is important to you- we encourage exploration and the chance to work on interesting projects that challenge you professionally.
  • You resonate with our company’s mission and value teamwork.
  • We have an inclusive and quirky culture here! Ask us about our values: Humbletude, Betterfication, and Oomphosity.
  • Great benefits. We offer competitive salary, bonus, equity, 100% paid medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents, and paid time off to name a few.
At Animoto, we help our customers communicate who they are, what they do, and what they love through video. Our users are connected by the desire to use video to share what matters most to them, but come from all walks of life and are passionate about all sorts of different things. We’re proud to help them share these passions.

Similarly, we embrace the differences of our team members and actively seek diversity of beliefs, backgrounds, education, and all the other things that make us unique. We strive to create a space where employees can bring their true selves to work every day. By doing so, we’re building an inclusive culture where we can continue innovating for our customers. We too are united in the belief that our voices are even more powerful when using video to communicate, and we aim to have a workplace that reflects the variety of our users. Animoto is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and affirmative action employer.

About Animoto

At Animoto, we believe that video is the most powerful way to communicate what you care most deeply about -- whether that’s your catering business, your dog Fluffy, or penguin conservation in Antarctica. That’s why we spend an inordinate amount of brainpower to build products that make it easy, fun, and cost-effective for anyone to create professional videos on a computer or mobile device. At the end of the day, we’re all about helping people share their stories with the world through video.

Want to learn more about Animoto? Visit Animoto's website.