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Web Development Engineer - IMDb

Job ID: 398602 | IMDb.com, Inc.

DESCRIPTION

Are you fluent in modern web development technologies and looking for a great opportunity? IMDb, the world's most popular source for everything about movies and TV, is looking for a talented Web Development Engineer. We are embarking on a responsive redesign of imdb.com based on material design guidelines. We need your experience developing dynamic, accessible, optimized, presentation-layer interfaces while collaborating with other engineers, designers, and product owners to create a cutting edge user experience. We will evaluate and leverage modern UI frameworks and Amazon Web Services. Come and join us on this fantastic journey!

The IMDb consumer site (www.imdb.com) is the #1 movie website in the world with an audience exceeding 270 million unique monthly visitors. We rank 29th in the United States and 54th in the world in website traffic! We are an independent subsidiary of Amazon combining the advantages of a start-up environment with the benefits of a customer obsessed Fortune 500 company. It's a fun and challenging environment with exposure across Amazon teams. And, you'll work with people who love movies and TV!

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 5+ years relevant work experience
- 3+ years professional experience developing front-end experiences using JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS across a range of client devices
- Proficiency in a modern programming language such as Java
- Knowledge of HTML document architecture
- Knowledge of usability principles, cross-browser compatibility, and accessibility best practices
- Ability to convert design mockups to working user interfaces with full fidelity and minimal oversight

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- Master's Degree in Computer Science
- Experience with component-based UI frameworks such as React
- Experience writing JavaScript unit tests
- Experience developing full stack web applications using Java
- Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment
- Deep understanding of a range of JavaScript toolkits and open-source libraries
- Knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) principles and schema integration
- A desire and passion to create innovative experiences for IMDb users
- A love of movies and TV