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DreamWorks Technology - Software Engineer, Web Tools

NBCUniversal, Glendale, CA

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Level: manager

Duration: full_time


Summary

Dreamworks is looking for an engineer to join our Web Tools development team. The Web Tools team is responsible for the development, iteration and maintenance of web applications that offer rich, visual, and intuitive experience for Production Users.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with UX, Engineering, and Production on the development of web-based front end solutions

  • Engage with fellow developers through active participation in code reviews, design discussions, demos, proposals, and rapid prototyping

  • Dedication to an iterative development process driven by the goal to continuously improve the user experience across all types of production workflows

  • Develop clean, maintainable, and documented solutions

  • Collaborate with backend engineering teams through traces, metrics, and requirements to inform development priorities and to focus performance related development

  • Deploy applications regularly adhering to studio standards and best practices

  • Participate in requirements gathering to inform design and development

  • Participate in user observation studies to be regularly evaluating how users work and identifying where improvements can be made

  • Follow standard UX design methodologies throughout the development process



● Experience programming in Javascript, HTML and CSS
● Proficiency in modern web application features and design goals (i.e. Web Components, Responsive Design, and Progressive Applications)
● Experience with modern frameworks, standards, and technologies used in front end web development (i.e. Polymer, React, Angular, Vue, Redux)
● Strong communication, collaboration, and problem solving skills

● Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
● Awareness of UX design principles and best practices
● Experience working closely with UX design teams and backend development teams
● Experience with scripting languages such as Python
● Production experience in computer animation, visual effects, or game industry
● A portfolio of user interface samples that demonstrates skill and passion
● Experience with node.js and writing NPM modules

From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

DreamWorks is a division of NBCUniversal. At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU. Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.

NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

About NBCUniversal

At NBCUniversal, we believe in the talent of our people. It’s our passion and commitment to excellence that drives NBCU’s vast portfolio of brands to succeed. From broadcast and cable networks, news and sports platforms, to film, world-renowned theme parks and a diverse suite of digital properties, we take pride in all that we do and all that we represent. It’s what makes us uniquely NBCU.

Here you can create the extraordinary. Join us.


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