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Front End Web Engineer

Los Angeles, CA

Employment Type: Contract Position: Information Technology Branch:
Our client's mission is to create world class entertainment and they work in a manner that is different from the rest of the industry. We believe that our games reflect the means by which they are produced. The ones that are crafted in an inspiring climate have qualities that resonate to gamers. At our clients company you will be empowered to have a creative stake in everything you do. We have a flat creative hierarchy where everyone is a game maker, no matter what they do. We also firmly believe that in order to achieve peak performance one must have a balance between work and personal life.
Our client wants this to be the studio where you do the best work of your career.
Role of a Front End Web Engineer 
    Work creatively with a team of producers, designers and software engineers to produce world-class player experiences
    Own and build a feature from concept to a production environment to reach millions of players
    Use JavaScript and React as the main tool for building UI/UX on multiple platforms (desktop browser, mobile, in-game PC and console)
    Write, test, benchmark and debug solid and maintainable UI code that performs at 60 FPS
    Knowledge and experience in JavaScript, including an understanding of concepts like closures, asynchronous programming, types and dependency injection patterns.
    Experience in web markup and layout (HTML5/CSS)
    Understand full service stack, from UI in the front-end to databases in the back-end
    Great communication skills that supports a collaborative working environment
    Desired and Bonus Skills:
    Experience with TypeScript, React, MobX, and/or other frameworks
    Experience with creating responsive web designs and a good understanding of CSS Flexbox
    Knowledge of native rendering mechanics
    Passion to investigate and adopt new technologies and practices
    Experience in the games industry
    Next Steps
    As part of the application process we might ask you to perform a practical work test.
Education preferred with work experience:
BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Skills and Experience:
Required Skills:

Aaron Couch
Sr Recruiter

Aaron Couch has over twenty years in the staffing arena with a specialized skillset in executive recruiting, contract recruiting as well as contract to hire opportunities and project management. His career within staffing/HR includes executive/professional recruiting, business development, team leadership and strategical startups. Aaron has extensive recruiting and business development expertise in specialized verticals including Healthcare, IT, Engineering as well as Accounting & Finance. Aaron is a graduate of San Francisco State University where he completed his undergrad studies, following up with a Master’s in Organizational Management with a specialization in Human Resources from Ashford University I Forbes School of Business & Technology. 

Aaron thrives in finding individuals their dream job careers that they are passionate about as well consulting with clients to find them the ideal candidate and fit for their company. He is active within the community volunteering for local nonprofit organizations, as well being active in the local chamber and other human resource “thinktank” groups. The motto that has passed down from generation to generation in his family is “Carpe Diem” and this seize the day attitude determines his altitude daily. 

Aaron was raised on the North Coast in the Redwoods and enjoys spending time camping/traveling in the great outdoors with family and friends. The outdoor activities he enjoys include kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, snowboarding, boating and is also known to explore golf courses to play as well. He also loves authors of business and motivation and one of his favorite’s is from Tony Robbins which Aaron holds true to his heart, “The meeting of preparation with opportunity generates the offspring we call luck.” 

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