Front End Engineer

New York, NY | Engineering

Job Description

About Us:

Cinchcast provides a cloud-based software as a service product  which enables people and companies to  create, distribute, measure and monetize voice-based content. Our technology allows anyone, anywhere the ability to host a live web broadcast or recorded event using skype or a telephone.  It’s the only content creation platform to stream interactive webcasts and podcasts using just a phone and a web browser. Our network streams, archives and hosts millions of events every day.  Headquarted in New York City, Cinchcast is a privately held company. Cinchcast recently completed a $6M round of funding, so we're well-financed and ready to tackle the future. 

Our tech stack is a heterogeneous environment using node.js, redis, mongo, asp.net mvc and many others.  Our team is a stellar group of engineers including former CTOs, directors of engineering etc. We pay top-notch including equity. 

You can read more about us here: http://cinchcast.com/about/join-the-team/

The Tech team blog is at http://tech.cinchcast.com/ or our CTO's blog http://www.ctothoughts.com/

You can listen to our CTO interviewed about our tech stack here: http://venturebeat.com/2012/11/29/cinchcast-uses-the-cloud-to-scale-up-its-self-serve-conference-calls/

 

Responsibilities:

  • Architect the client-side code and conventions that power our products.
  • Work closely with our designers to create elegant products.
  • Work closely with our engineers to build powerful and fast products.
  • Pro-actively look for ways to make your product better
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems

 

Requirements:

  • Semantically correct, effecient markup.
  • Performant and elegant ECMA script
  • Expertise working with jQuery, Angular, knockout.js, require.js or any other Js framework.
  • Performant, cross-browser compatible, gracefully degradeable CSS3
  • Experience with tuning web pages to minimize browser load & rendering times
  • Experience with source control (SVN, Git, CVS, VSS)
  • Experience integrating into backend frameworks (.NET preferred - Rails/Cake/etc. is good too)
  • Disciplined approach to testing and quality assurance
  • Basic photoshop or fireworks skills
  • Solid understanding of UI and interaction design fundamentals
  • Great written communication and documentation abilities

 

Bonus Points:

  • Actionscript skils a plus
  • Advanced HTML5 skills a big plus!
  • Video player experience (JW Player, Flowplayer, etc.) a plus
  • Streaming audio/video experience highly desired

 

Perks:

  • We pay top dollar for talent - salary, generous commissions, benefits, bonus and stock options.
  • You have the opportunity to have an enormous impact at a fast growing start-up
  • You will work with the team in great new office space
  • Your foosball game will improve!
  • Kitchen stocked with a Keurig, cookies, hot and cold cereal and of course Red Bull.

 

 

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