The Vimeo player is built to showcase the amazing content that our world-wide community of creators is making everyday. If you’re passionate around the latest video technologies, have a strong eye for product design, and are a creative thinker who can inform engineering best practices, consider joining our team. Our obsessive attention to detail in our player is apparent down to the border radius, and our player's iconic minimal aesthetic makes it special enough to spot a mile away. If you're dying to build the next viewing experiences (360, VR, etc) and take part in building a player that's second to none, we're dying to hear from you.
What you'll do:
Within the first 30 days, you’ll understand the player serving infrastructure and will be getting to know your colleagues
By the end of your first 3 months, you’ll have a few player releases under your belt and can use our monitoring tools to identify stability problems
Long term, the player has a full roadmap implementing new categorization options in the player, making the Vimeo player smarter and improving the user experience. Refactor the UI rendering and data layer with the latest available technologies
Day to day, you’ll work to improve the performance, usability, and overall experience of Vimeo’s video player writing clean and reusable code using the latest HTML5 video streaming technologies. You’ll maintain Vimeo’s video player features while building the next big thing
Skills & knowledge you should possess:
Knowledge or experience with DASH, HLS and/or other HTML5 streaming technologies
Dev experience within a dynamic web environment (Python, PHP, Node.JS, etc.)
Experience or knowledge of Semver with a track record of good commit messages
Strong portfolio or public code (Github, Bitbucket, etc.)
Bachelors or Masters degree in related field
Vimeo empowers video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 60 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform and provides powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.