Principal UI Software Engineer at Whip Media Group

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Whip Media Group’s products, including Mediamorph, TV Time and TheTVDB, offer a data-driven integrated cloud solution that empowers the world’s leading entertainment organizations to efficiently acquire, distribute and monetize their content. Together, our companies track billions of consumer actions and financial transactions that accelerate innovation for buyers and sellers of content. Whip Media Group has offices in Los Angeles, New York City and London.

The Whip Media Group tech team is looking for a Principal UI Software Engineer to join!  This person will be based in New York City and responsible for working in collaboration with the rest of the Engineering organization to translate high-level requirements and designs into a fully realized, responsive, interactive complex web application that provides a beautiful, intuitive and functional experience for the user.

The Principal UI Software Engineer will be expected to not only be able to design and develop complex solutions on their own but also provide coordination, technical leadership, and mentoring as necessary, to both local and remote developers. The Principal UI Software Engineer will be expected to also keep the larger picture in mind, and be a critical contributor to the overall architecture of our Platform and always be looking to improve and evolve the UI to leverage the latest techniques, technologies, and best practices.

What will you do?
  • Design and develop the next generation of products at Whip Media Group as well as support and evolve existing applications
  • Write and review technical requirements and design documents
  • Review pull requests helping to establish development practices and standards for the application
  • Mentor more junior members of the development team and help them grow their skills
  • Work closely with a cross-functional team on the development of our new platforms and internal tools
What do you need?
  • Bachelors or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, or comparable experience
  • 7+ years of professional experience as UI Developer working with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Experience building Single Page Web Applications (SPA)
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript language standards (ES5+)
  • Deep Experience working with Vue-Vuex or React-Redux frameworks
  • Experience working with utility libraries such as JQuery, Underscore or Lodash
  • Experience designing and implementing scalable SPA UIs
  • Experience and discipline writing tests using Jest, Karma, Mocha, Chai or similar
  • Basic understanding of CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Comfortable learning and maintaining existing applications and code bases
  • Experience working with Bootstrap
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with Node JS and NPM
  • Experience providing mentoring to other engineers 
  • Experience with Web Services (REST)
What's nice to have?
  • Experience with: Marionette JS, Backbone JS, and/or JQuery
  • Atlassian products (BitBucket, JIRA, Confluence)
  • Active GitHub repository with code examples
What do we offer?
  • An executive team that is composed of industry veterans with a track record of scaling startups
  • 401K, Healthcare, Vision, Dental
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Free Lunch on Friday and unlimited snacks!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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Location

205 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10016

An Insider's view of Whip Media Group

What are some social events your company does?

Whip Media Group creates awesome quarterly parties and happy hours to unwind and connect with each other! It is always amazing to hear what we are doing outside of work hours - whether it is making music, adventuring in scenic areas or simply spending time with family and friends.

Izaia

Business Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

WMG promotes an encouraging environment with plenty of opportunities to learn, lead and to grow. My professional career not only started, but took off at WMG! In my four years here, I've climbed into four different roles, starting from an entry-level analyst position, to now managing my own portfolio of clients.

Ellinor

Engagement Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

As a technology company first, the product, architecture and engineering teams drive where the company goes given our vision. We have an incredibly talented team that understands how to build enterprise products that work in the real world - not just for vaporware demos.

Rob

President of Whip Media Group

What are Whip Media Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
WMG provides pre-tax dollars to use towards child care, resulting in less taxable income, and more money for you!
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
#FreeLunchFridays
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
WMG employee know how to wind down after a hard day's work.
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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