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(Expired) Front End Engineer, Ads - Activision Blizzard Media

5 months ago by King

  San Francisco (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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Activision Blizzard Media is a rapidly growing business created to connect advertisers with our 350M+ global player base across Activision, Blizzard and King.

The initial goal of this thriving start-up effort has been to create premium, innovative advertising experiences for world-class casual mobile games like King’s Candy Crush Saga. Looking ahead, we plan to launch advertising across the Activision Blizzard portfolio, including high growth areas like eSports. This is a really exciting time to join this growing business.

We are seeking a Front End Engineer in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting edge mobile advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.

Your role within Activision Blizzard Media

  • You will help build tools that will enable different advertising business needs
  • You are an experienced front end engineer with a proven track record of building high quality services and web UIs
  • You will be responsible for building products, supporting experiences and services, delivering in a fast, agile, and reliable manner with high quality and low technical debt
  • You should be passionate about building, improving, and championing our work.
  • A strong sense of ownership is a must
  • Develop new product tools that will enable our advertising business needs
  • Collaborate with peers to write, review, or provide feedback on a technical design proposal
  • Mentor junior members in the team

Skills to create thrills

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience with BS or 3+ year with MS in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience in Software Development in one or more general purpose programming languages including JavaScript.
  • Prior development experience building large scale systems is a must.
  • Able to quickly jump into situations with few guardrails and make things better.
  • Able to communicate effectively and clearly with other team members.
  • Have strong computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, and information retrieval.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Domain of ReactJS, NodeJs or a modern front end framework
  • Advanced CSS skills
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
  • Experience improving web latency in complex large scale deployments
  • Ability to convert a design document into a working user interface with no loss in fidelity
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive

About Activision and Our Family of Brands

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one (or more!) of our games. We have developed more than 200 fun titles and offer games in over 200 countries and regions. King has game studios in Barcelona, Berlin, Bucharest, London, Malmö, Seattle, San Francisco and Stockholm along with offices in Chicago, LA, Malta, New York, and Tokyo. King is an independent unit of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) which acquired King in February 2016.

Activision Blizzard is a member of the Fortune 500 and S&P 500, and the world's most successful standalone interactive entertainment company.

We delight hundreds of millions of monthly active users around the world every day through franchises including Activision's Call of Duty®, Destiny and Skylanders®, Blizzard Entertainment's World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Hearthstone®, Diablo®, StarCraft®, and Heroes of the Storm®, and King's Candy Crush™, Pet Rescue™, Bubble Witch™ and Farm Heroes™.

We’ve been one of Fortune’s "100 Best Companies To Work For®" for the last four years. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, we have operations throughout the world, and our games are played in 196 countries.

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