Livestream is hiring a

Web Frontend Developer

Bengaluru, India

Livestream.com is the premier destination for streaming live events. We connect events with an engaged audience to create a stirring, emotional experience for viewers – one that builds long-term value for organizations.

Livestream featured in the list of Forbes top 100 America’s Most Promising Companies 2012 and ranked 12th in Inc Magazine fastest growing private companies in the US . We  also won the Streaming Media Reader’s Choice Award in multiple categories like  Best Online Video Technology Company, Best Field Encoder, Best Live Video streaming service and Best Online Video Platform in 2012.

We are exponentially growing with monthly 33million unique viewers and more than 1billion viewer minutes monthly watching thousands of live events from customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX and Warner Bros Records.

What you get at Livestream

  • Be a part of a proud team that builds the #1 Live streaming Platform in the world
  • Work collaboratively in a fast paced development environment, without compromising on quality.
  • An environment which fosters individual contributors who can take ownership and be accountable.
  • A place which encourages people who take initiative and think out of the box.
  • Open and fun culture where everyone is approachable.

What you don’t get at Livestream

  • Meaningless processes and hierarchies
  • A casual approach to work
  • Expect to be told how to do your job
  • Leaders who merely delegate and not solve problems by being hands on

 

Job Description

We are looking for a rock solid frontend developer to work with our Product team. At Livestream, you will be building rich client web applications which are highly interactive and responsive and viewed by millions of people. You will design and develop applications with an object oriented programming approach in javascript, building reusable libraries as and when required. You will ensure that the web application is optimized for maximum speed and scalability

If you are someone who is OCD about clean HTML/CSS, has a passion for new developments in CSS3, can’t stand the sight of inline JavaScript, and loves responsive design — then you are the right fit for us!

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of AngularJS or BackboneJS and RequireJS.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS or SASS
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize or perform small adjustments to an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Gimp, Photoshop or Sketch is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Good understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Working knowledge of Linux / Mac environments
  • Basic understanding of Ruby on Rails or Node JS
  • Cares deeply about clean and semantic code, and a passion for delivering a great user experience