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Software Developer

UnityWorks Media is looking for a Software Developer to join their Minneapolis creative team!

Position Overview:

The Software Developer acts as a web/multimedia developer on projects for various interactive initiatives. They will work closely with User Experience Designers and Backend Development teams to deliver immersive digital video experiences. The Software Developer will also be asked to significantly contribute to the development of new internal tools, processes and standards and to participate in projects involving rapid prototyping and proof of concepts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop database-driven websites and web video products using PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, XML, LAMP, MySQL, FFMPEG, and open source technologies.
  • Ability to consume data using web services and feeds to customize and dynamically drive web properties using various scripting languages.
  • Build custom Content Management Systems using various web technologies.
  • Work closely with Senior Director of Interactive Design to help track, prioritize, estimate, and recommend resources for all projects.
  • Work closely with UX designers while rapid prototyping and creating proof of concepts.
  • Help establish team-wide development standards and best practices.
  • Function effectively in a high-volume, fast-changing work environment while managing multiple time-critical issues.
  • Act as technical advisor to business owners, project management, UX Designers
  • Troubleshoot issues with code, integrations, and other related website properties.
  • Maintain current knowledge of industry trends and developments

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Full stack developer skills set for database-driven commercial websites
  • UI development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, open source technologies)
  • PHP / XML / other scripting languages
  • DB design/development/maintenance experience (including MySQL)
  • Using advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks

Nice to Haves:

  • FFmpeg / Video / multimedia processing experience
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image.
  • Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.

We look forward to hearing from you!  For more information about UnityWorks, please visit our company website at unityworksmedia.com.  

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be notified.  UnityWorks Media is an equal opportunity employer.  We are compliant with AODA legislation; if you require work related accommodations, please specify.

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