Job description: 

Colony is seeking a highly experienced front-end developer to take a lead role in the direction of our award-winning video-on-demand (VOD) technology under the new vision of our acquirer working in the sports media technology space.

This is a greenfield product opportunity, supplemented by existing proven VOD technology.

To begin with, the successful candidate will be working with a state-of-the-art ES6+ JavaScript stack comprised of proprietary isomorphic application and video frameworks for customer-facing product, and React/Redux back office applications (React experience not necessary).

As the role progresses, the successful candidate will take a key role in shaping the direction of the new product and the front-end stack, and over time, building a front-end team. They will work as part of a small cross-functional team consisting of full-stack and back-end developers, designers and product specialists.

Immediate start would be ideal, but will consider candidates available in early 2018.

Requirements:

  • Complete fluency and command of "vanilla” JavaScript, HTML, CSS, browser APIs and the DOM
  • A passion for building modular, performant and reusable code
  • A drive to innovate and build creative new solutions to existing problems
  • A desire to build, understand and own work before reaching for the nearest library or framework
  • A commitment to web standards and progressive enhancement
  • Ability to work as part of team, help other developers when needed and mentor junior developers
  • Solid understanding of overall system architecture and web technologies (e.g. databases, APIs, REST, HTTP, etc.)
  • A willingness to build robust, tested software where all edge-cases are considered
  • A strong understanding of visual design principles, an opinion on design, and a desire to produce visually beautiful work
  • Experience working with HTML5 video and associated APIs

    Desirable:

    • Experience with server-side JavaScript 
    • Experience with one or more JavaScript application frameworks

    Package:

    Competitive salary based on experience. Benefits will include participation in EMI options scheme and others.