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Ntropic Studios Recruiting UI/UX/Front End Developer & Senior Pipeline TD  (Los Angeles)

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Job Description

You are a self motivated individual who knows the web front end landscape and stays on top of emerging techniques, tools and technologies. You enjoy working independently to manage smaller projects from start to finish, as well as interfacing with cross functional teams to collaborate on bring a large project to life. You thrive in the creative process associated with translating design requirements into functional code. You are familiar with coding to standards, understand the importance of clean well documented code, and are capable of mentoring others on adherence to the standards. You can see the correct design and development of a site based on a wireframe and PSD. In a pinch you can bridge the gap between front and back end and step in to update server side coding to correct issues.

UI/UX Developer (front-end developer) starts with Photoshop comps and implements websites. In particular, this person will:

UI/UX development including new feature development, bug and issue resolution and focus on pages/controls and views for the core web application and other external-facing web applications maintained.
Work independently and with members of our team to develop our web application
Assist in creation of storyboards, mockups, and wireframes to communicate UI/UX ideas for new and existing functionality
Actively perform routine evaluations of existing web application user interface and propose usability improvements.
Define, maintain and update the UI/UX standards used in our main application
Identify and resolve cross-browser/platform issues to maintain consistency in UX
Contribute scoping and estimating discussions, working with sales and business development teams as needed.
Find creative but practical solutions to problems.
Translate requests from non-technical people into tasks for technical people.
Assist in UI architecture progression and UI development.
Deliver maintainable code of high quality using current programming techniques while meeting project timelines.
Perform unit testing using manual and/or automated techniques.
Participate in design meetings to formulate design strategy and design documentation for new features, enhanced functionality and fixes.

Skills & Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Services or Engineering
5-7 years equivalent work experience
We are highly collaborative, so excellent communication skills are a must
Experience on a product development team.
Experience in building web apps with PHP / MySQL / Node.js
Minimum five years professional software development experience using JavaScript, HTML, Java technologies.
A passion working with HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and other JavaScript libraries
HTML5 video implementation
HTML5 canvas
Experience with 3rd Party Controls: Telerik/Kendo, DHTMLX
Mobile Web Development (Phone/Tablet)

Preference:

Solid understanding of Push Notification Services, Apache
Comfortable creating SQL Queries, Stored Procedures, Views, Functions

How to Apply
Please email us your resume, cover letter and salary history. Resumes should be submitted as PDF attachments and not within the body of your email.

Please make sure FE DEVELOPER is in the subject to receive proper attention and email everything to: lajobs@ntropic.com
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Senior Pipeline TD (Los Angeles)

Job Description

You are a self motivated individual who knows the infrastructure landscape and stays on top of emerging techniques, tools and technologies. You enjoy working independently to manage smaller projects from start to finish, as well as interfacing with cross functional teams to collaborate on bring a large project to life. You thrive in the creative process associated with translating design requirements into functional code. You are familiar with coding to standards, understand the importance of clean well documented code, and are capable of mentoring others on adherence to the standards. You can see the correct pathway and flow of information and develop a tool based on a wireframe and PSD. In a pinch you can bridge the gap between front and back end and step in to update server side coding to correct issues.

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Assists in the development of existing asset management pipeline.
Under the guidance of the VFX Supervisor devise and innovate methods of working through the development and maintenance of leading-edge proprietary tools/plug-ins/scripts.
Creates scripts allowing for automation of specific tasks.
Maintains accurate documentation for all coding development and follows studio protocol.
Crafts innovative work flow tools to facilitate and expedite production.
Interprets and implements notes and feedback in a timely and qualitatively acceptable way.
Interacts with IT staff with respect to operating, file and network systems issues.
Interacts with commercial vendors with respect to technical issues affecting proprietary tools, etc.
Maintains contacts with academia/industry to keep current on new research and competitor developments. Reads relevant journal/conference/technical articles.
Delivers assignments per project’s schedule.
Adheres to digital file management protocols.
Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, other staff members, partners and clients.
Additional duties as requested.

Skills & Requirements

Bachelor’s degree preferred in Computer Science, or Information Services
5-7 years equivalent work experience
We are highly collaborative, so excellent communication skills are a must
Experience on a product development team.
Minimum five years professional software development experience
Solid knowledge of CG Animation and/or Visual Effects.
Demonstrable production knowledge of Python, C and C++ is required.
Previous production experience with QT and GUI is a definite asset.
Working knowledge of high end 3D software packages such as Maya and its scripting is required.
Working knowledge of high end compositing packages such as Flame, Nuke, Hiero is required.
Working knowledge of high end render farm software such as Deadline or Rush
Working knowledge of project tracking/management systems and database-driven asset management systems is required.
Demonstrable knowledge of UNIX/Linux, procedural and object-oriented programming languages.

Preference:

Experience with UNIX shell scripting is an asset.
Comfortable creating SQL Queries, Stored Procedures, Views, Functions
Experience in building web apps with PHP / MySQL / Node.js
A passion working with HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and other JavaScript libraries
HTML5 video implementation

How to Apply

Please email us your resume, cover letter and salary history. Resumes should be submitted as PDF attachments and not within the body of your email.
Please make sure SENIOR PIPELINEis in the subject to receive proper attention and email everything to: lajobs@ntropic.com
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