Sr. Software Engineer (PHP), Hollywood

Our client is a tech company creating products to support higher education students.  They're a small flexible team and phenomenal offices in the heart of Hollywood, profitable for more than a decade.  We're looking for a Sr. Software Engineer to help develop the next-generation of applications that will reach millions of users worldwide. 

Qualifications

  • Develop new features and applications
  • Maintain and improve our current code
  • Handle your own QA and push your code live

Technical Requirements

  • 5+ years of development with PHP/ZEND (will consider other frameworks)
  • CS degree or related work experience
  • Understanding MySQL, Javascript, & JQuery 
  • Enjoy working with open source libraries (active contributor a plus)
  • Experience building scalable high traffic applications
  • Ecommerce or similar experience preferred
Posted on February 23, 2015 and filed under Engineering.

Sr. Software Engineer, Santa Monica

Our client is a successful enterprise startup focused on using predictive analytics and machine learning to automate key business functions for their clients.  Their platform is used by global name-brand companies and the firm has been featured by Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, and CNN. 

We're currently looking for a Ruby on Rails engineer who's comfortable working in a fast-paced and cutting-edge start-up environment. The right candidate will have an interest beyond engineering, and will also receive comprehensive exposure to all aspects of our business (this is a perfect job for anyone who'd like to learn how to run their own start-up one day). 

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years with Ruby on Rails
  • Strong Javascript/JQuery
  • Understanding of full stack development
  • Experience integrating social APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc)
  • Experience creating robust internal APIs
  • Understanding of AWS, Rackspace, or other cloud technologies
  • Use of Git, Capistrano, rspec, cucumber
  • Startup experience a major plus! 

Requirements

  • Familiarity with Hadoop, MapReduce, Cascading, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL/graph databases
Posted on February 23, 2015 and filed under Engineering.

Sr. Designer, Burbank

Our client is a enterprise technology company, focused on providing a platform for businesses to gain valuable customer insight and improve their engagement with clients.  

We're looking for a Visual Designer to create graphics, screens, and layouts that reflect established style guides and extend our client's online brand. You will work closely with the UX, product managers, and developers to translate creative directions into application design and layout. 

Responsibilities

  • Strategize overall creative approach and create visual concepts and prototypes
  • Execute design and manage revisions 
  • Work to improve user interface across products and applications
  • Maintain consistency of design from inception through launch, while maintaining style guides
  • Work with IA/UX designers, and collaborate with HTML/CSS developers. 

Requirements

  • 5+ years designing for web, e-commerce, or web-based applications
  • Expertise with Adobe suite, Photoshop especially
  • Experience with CSS/HTML 4.0 or higher
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong expertise designing in Javascript framework environment (JQuery & GWT) a plus
  • Flash/Actionscript work a plus
Posted on February 23, 2015 and filed under Creative Design UX/UI.