Front End Engineer

Rooster Teeth, Austin, TX

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We are looking for a Front End Engineer who will be responsible for developing and maintaining our experience on all our web properties. The ideal candidate would have a passion for and knowledge of React development and/or web development in general. The candidate would also have a proven track record of web application development to support and fulfill our strategic objectives. We are looking for someone who is passionate about building great software, enjoys working with a team of talented developers, and who is eager to take on big challenges.

*In this climate of constant change, candidates must be able to work and telecommunicate from home, as well as be able to work onsite if/when that becomes an option.*


  • Work with other client teams to develop and maintain existing platform for VOD and Community
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Help in planning and delivering software platforms used across multiple products and organizational units


  • BSCS or related field with 3+ years (6+ years without) of practical engineering experience in building and running web applications
  • Experience with Javascript development
  • Experience creating cross-browser compatible web-based UI’s utilizing JavaScript, CSS, and HTML
  • Experience with data transmission using AJAX, JSON, XML
  • Experience with React JavaScript framework
  • Experience working with Service Oriented Architecture and RESTful web services
  • Knowledge of Responsive Design fundamentals
  • Experience with one or more Automated UI testing frameworks (Karma, Mocha, Selenium, Jest, etc.)
  • Understanding of web technologies (HTTP, web servers (Nginx, Apache)
  • Ability to turn mockups from designers into code
  • Understanding of client-side performance, how to evaluate and how to debug
  • Build and bundling tools (Gulp, Grunt, Webpack)
  • Bonus
  • Passionate about design systems with a focus on styled components and newer css features
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with multiple Javascript frameworks such as Angular, Backbone, or Vue.js
  • Continuous integration and deployment pipelines
  • State Containers for Javascript applications (Redux)
  • NodeJS, Express Framework
  • Experience using React Hooks
  • Experience with mobile development (iOS, Android)
  • Basic
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Object Oriented Design and data structure knowledge
  • Multitasking skills, ability to pay attention to detail and maintaining focus under a fast paced environment

Benefits + Perks:

  • 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
  • Use What You Need paid time off
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Catered meal on Mondays
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Flexible dress code
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks
  • Pet Friendly
About Rooster Teeth
Rooster Teeth is a fan-driven, community built entertainment company. From humble origins in a spare bedroom, Rooster Teeth created the web series Red vs. Blue, an innovative form of entertainment for a changing media landscape that sparked the growth of a passionate global fandom. From that foundation, Rooster Teeth pioneered a direct-to-consumer lifestyle brand for its growing online following with subscriptions, advertising, e-commerce, and live events. Rooster Teeth produces several original content series including RWBY, the most popular western-style anime series today, The Rooster Teeth Podcast, and daily video series featuring an in-house cast of influential talent. With broadcast and live-action production capabilities and a world class animation studio, Rooster Teeth engages industry-leading networks, streaming entertainment services and creative talent to develop projects that reach global audiences through its Studios division. Rooster Teeth cultivates the gaming lifestyle it helped define with partnerships through its industry-leading video-first podcast network, The Roost. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 45 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique weekly viewers across its RoosterTeeth.com hub and more than 4 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is a subsidiary of Otter Media, a WarnerMedia company. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com

About Rooster Teeth

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 35 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 5 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub, and 2 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen Media, a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

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