Added by on 2014-08-18

Scarecrow Vfx Recruiting Lead Developer

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Lead Developer

Title: Director of Product
Reports to: CEO


An entertainment-tech startup is seeking a lead developer to manage a team of developers in building our technology system. This role will be responsible for jointly developing a product roadmap with the CEO and maintaining and executing against it. It’s a great opportunity for a young up-and-coming developer to take a role of greater responsibility and work their way to CTO.


Managing a team of developers (located in LA and overseas) working in the agile methodology
Managing the entire technology lifecycle from strategic planning to development for our technology system
Developing and maintaining a technology roadmap
Analyzing and selecting the appropriate technology vendors
Analyzing and selecting pipeline partners
Helping troubleshoot with customers as required


The ideal web developer meets the following requirements:

B.S degree in Computer Science or related field
Strong, demonstrable programming skills with Python, MongoDB, HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript experience a must
Full stack experience with an eye for UI and UX design
Must be very proactive and able to work with limited supervision
Experience with AWS and other cloud-based technologies is a nice-to-have
Proven experience in converting business needs into technical requirements
Background in developing or working on pipelines at an animation or visual effects company preferred
Easy-going personality is a plus. We are a small and hard-working team so it is important that you fit in well.

Technology is a core part of what we’re building so this role will also form part of our management team and will be involved in making strategic business decisions.

About Scarecrow:

Scarecrow VFX is a full service VFX facility that has a small LA based management team and a large network of remote artists both locally and globally. Our model enables us to maintain extremely low overhead costs, provide competitive bids and deliver high quality work. More info on the company and the current team is available at

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter as attachments to Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
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