Front End Engineer - Team Lead

Studio71, Los Angeles


About Studio71:
Studio71 is a premium global media company and content studio that develops, produces and distributes original programming across multiple platforms. Studio71 is a Red Arrow Studios Company and headquartered in Los Angeles with offices in Berlin, New York, Toronto, London, Paris and Milan.

We are seeking a self-motivated Sr. Front End Engineer to lead our team and who has a minimum of 5 years working experience.


  • Work closely with the back end API team and leadership team to implement responsive, data-driven web front end for various applications
  • Implementing site concepts and designs, layout, user interface, usability and overall user experience of website(s) and web enabled applications
  • Follow-up on feedback that addresses website functionality, usability and content. 
  • Design, develop, test new features, enhancements and content to website(s) and application

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Javascript: Our front end team leans heavily on Javascript, using Node for our server-side language and building and maintaining single-page apps. Deep knowledge of and experience with Javascript is paramount for us.
  •  Strong knowledge of and demonstrated experience with React/JSX and Flux/Reflux
  • Deep understanding and experience with NodeJS, ExpressJS and SocketIO
  •  Experience working with JSON and REST APIs using both server-side and AJAX
  • Working knowledge of ES6 and ES7
  • Experience with SASS/Compass/LESS
  • Strong knowledge of HTML5, CSS and Semantic UI
  • Understanding of browser limitations, coding and optimizing website content required
  • Understanding of client side optimization techniques (minification/appcache/etc)
  • Working knowledge in defining and implementing user interface design, solutions and website usability. Must be creative and comfortable learning and using new technologies.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the YouTube / Google APIs. Experience with other social network APIs (Facebook, Twitter, Vine, …)
  •  Familiarity with Web Pack/GruntJS/Gulp/Browserify
  • Design experience and familiarity with Sketch
  • Experience with web video player development
  • DevOps experience (DNS, Nginx, AWS)
  • Experience with mobile application development (Android and/or iOS)
  • Some experience with PHP and Wordpress

About Studio71

WE ARE ARTISTS. WE ARE ENTERTAINERS. WE ARE GLOBAL. Studio71 is THE global media company for creators. We are the fastest growing digital network, with 7-billion monthly views and the most engaged audiences anywhere. Our very select family of talent allows us to develop deep relationships with a rare focus, redefining what is possible for brand partners and creators alike.


Want to learn more about Studio71? Visit Studio71's website.