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SOFTWARE ENGINEER: WEB


SOFTWARE ENGINEER (WEB)

Walt Disney Animation Studios has been combining the best in artistry and storytelling with cutting-edge technology to bring wonderful new characters and adventures to the big screen for audiences around the world. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Software Engineer in the Web Technology group located in Burbank, CA.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Software engineer with experience in web development for internal and external applications. The individual would enjoy collaborating with user experience designers, backend engineers, frontend engineers and customers to create quality applications used by the studio. The ideal candidate is aware of web technology trends, familiar with browser compatibility nuances, and is eager to apply the latest tools and techniques to enable an engaging user experience.


JOB QUALIFICATIONS


*       Minimum 2-3 years in Software Development

*       Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree or work experience

*       Minimum 2 years experience with plain JavaScript

*       Experience with Ajax and JavaScript libraries

*       Minimum 1 years experience with Ruby on Rails, Python or similar application framework

*       Knowledge of different types of Open Source software and experience modifying them

*       Familiarity with Linux, OS X

*       Excellent communication & customer service skills


STRONGLY DESIRED

*       Knowledge of source code control (git)

*       Experience authoring websites for mobile devices

*       Experience implementing high-performance interfaces with HTML 5 APIs

*       Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming

*       Experience with both relational and NoSQL databases


DESIRED
* Previous experience in an Animation Production Environment