Lead Front End Engineer

NYC New York

Ad Manager/ Console
New York, NY, United States, Full-Time

Dailymotion is one of the world’s leading video-sharing platforms. It attracts over 300 million unique visitors and 3 billion videos views worldwide per month by offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners.
As part of its growing activities, Dailymotion is looking to enforce its programmatic and monetization product by building its own video ad stack to deliver new monetization solution for its own ecosystem around online, mobile and TV, and provide innovative marketing solutions for advertisers.

We are seeking a Lead Front End Engineer and Engineering Leader who knows how to build out a strong design engineering team and be the driving force behind the UI/UX delivery of our new product. We are building this platform from the ground up. As Lead UI/UX Front Engineer for the team, you will be responsible for building out the front end componant of our new platform, delivering the best user experience to our partners and other users. You will also use your expertise to influence the technology selection for your team and work closely with the SVP and CEO of our New Product.  

This is a unique opportunity to combine a fun start-up environment with the massive scale of one of the largest players in the online video industry.

Job description

- Lead and Mentor other developers in the UI team (2 -3 egineers)
- Design and develop UI for new ad platfrom
- Engage strong problem-solving skills to quickly convert concepts and ideas into solutions that effectively support the business
- Learn and grow with the company and with evolving trends in technologyParticipate in definition and roadmap design of new features & functionalities for users.
- Develop new product, features and functionalities dedicated to users
- Contribute to scoping and estimating discussions, working with Product Manager and project manager as needed.
- Maintain flexibility and adaptability in the changing needs of the business.
- Actively communicate with Product Managers, Project Manager and other teams throughout the course of projects.
- Collaborate closely with product managers and designers to produce extraordinary user experiences
- Ship new features and bug fixes every week
- Optimize UI performance and responsiveness
- Pro-actively look to retain edge as a world-class product

Job Requirements

- At least 6 years of experience in a related position/field.
- Commercial experience with one or more SPA frameworks/components: AngularJS, Ember.js or React.js
- Strong HTML, CSS, Twig or similar templating languages experienceSolid understanding of data structures and algorithms 
- Excitement regarding great UI and API design
- Attitude of creating high quality code, learning from peers and always innovating
- Experience using git and Stack Overflow (please provide your user account).
- Side Project is a plusUser experience oriented.
- Strong communication skills and ability to communicate technical details in a non-technical fashion and vice versa.
- Experience with Agile or Scrum methodology.
- Team spirited, proactive attitude and ability to function in a global and fast evolving environment.
- Good level of fluency in English (spoken, written)
- Ad tech experience is a major plus 
- Master’s Degree in Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree + equivalent work experience

Information about the job

Location: New York City (US)
Type of contract: full and permanent

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