Front-End Developer

Are you a Front-end Software Engineer with full-stack experience?

We seek a top developer to join a small, focused team working on the development of new production-tracking tools.

Weta Digital is one of the world’s premier visual effects companies. We work with studios globally to create some of the industry’s most ground-breaking digital visual effects. You’ll be instrumental in developing the tools used by Weta’s production crew to support, track and forecast the production of our work. This is an opportunity to help form a new team; being involved from the ground up offers the chance to have real impact.

Your Responsibilities include:

  • Developing, maintaining and ensuring the reliability of web applications and services
  • Understanding and implementing solutions for Weta Digital internal production crew
  • Working closely with other Developers, UX Designer, Project Manager and other development teams

You have these Key Skills and Attributes:

  • In-depth experience with the React JavaScript framework and libraries
  • Knowledge of Python or similar language
  • At least 4 years in a similar development role
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • An eye for detail
  • An eagerness to improve things
  • Open-minded and inquisitive - enjoy discussion and reaching a decision yet able to look at technical choices with a critical eye

Preferred Experience:

  • Linux development
  • Working across the full-stack
  • Work with Postgres, MySQL or similar enterprise-level database server
  • Ensuring the reliability of services – 24/7

Desirable Qualifications & Experience:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Engineering or equivalent
  • Collaboration with other technical teams and technical clients
  • Software provisioning tools (Ansible, Docker, Consul - or similar)
  • Debugging low-level issues (networking, file-system, etc)

If you have the above and are keen for a high-profile challenge, we would love to hear from you.

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