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Vimeo // platform for watching, uploading & sharing videos
Engineering, Full Time    New York City or US - Remote    Posted: Monday, May 09, 2022
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The Vimeo player is built to showcase the amazing content that our world-wide community of creators is making everyday. If youre passionate about cutting-edge video technologies, have a strong eye for product design, & are a creative thinker who can shape engineering best practices, consider joining our team. If you're excited about contributing to one of the most used video players on the web, were excited to hear from you!

What youll do:

  • Be part of a world class group of engineers who build Vimeos video playback solutions
  • Work closely with our product & design team to develop & improve the viewing experience across a variety of platforms & devices
  • Work closely with transcoding & delivery teams & external CDN vendors to maintain & optimize a seamless video playback experience everywhere
  • Evaluate & evangelize new video streaming technologies, player customizations, & optimizations
  • Mentor & support software engineers on the Video Playback team
  • Build & maintain SDKs to support player interactivity & customizations
  • Instrument & analyze video playback experience metrics to continually optimize performance

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • 4+ years of experience building large scale front-end web applications
  • Top notch native JS/HTML/CSS chops as well as experience using modern web technologies, such as TypeScript & React
  • Exceptional written & verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of video performance metrics & a history of making data driven decisions
  • Passion for continuous education & research of the latest video technologies
  • Eagerness to be a member of a collaborative, empathetic, & inclusive team of software engineers

Bonus points (nice skills to have, but not needed):

  • 2+ years of experience building video streaming software using various delivery formats (DASH, HLS, LL-HLS, Progressive etc.)
  • Capable of writing beautiful JavaScript code independently of any framework or 3rd party library
  • Follows current video trends in live playback, OTT, WebVR, WebGL
  • Experience building low-level libraries & tools utilized by other developers
  • Strong portfolio of public code and/or completed projects


Vimeo (NASDAQ: VMEO) is the worlds leading all-in-one video software solution. Our platform enables any professional, team, & organization to unlock the power of video to create, collaborate & communicate. We proudly serve our growing community of over 260 million users from creatives to entrepreneurs to the worlds largest companies.

Vimeo is headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. At Vimeo, we believe our impact is greatest when our workforce of passionate, dedicated people, represents our diverse & global community. Were proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity, & inclusion is championed in how we build our products, develop our leaders, & strengthen our culture.

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