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Vimeo // platform for watching, uploading & sharing videos
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Tuesday, July 09, 2019
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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 around the latest video technologies, have a strong eye for product design, & 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, & 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 (UHD, HDR, 360, VR, etc.) & take part in leading an engineering team that's second to none, we're dying to hear from you.

What you'll do:

  • Manage the playback engineering teams day-to-day operations
  • Work closely with video product & video platform leadership to define, execute & deploy playback features & improvements
  • Implement & improve creator tooling & playback features making the Vimeo player smarter & improving the user experience
  • Refactor the UI rendering & data layer with the latest available technologies to improve cross-platform support
  • Continue to improve playback quality in all types of playback circumstances across the globe
  • Improve the performance, usability & overall experience of Vimeos video player by writing clean & reusable code using the latest HTML5 video streaming technologies

Skills & knowledge you should possess:

  • 3+ years leading engineering teams at scale
  • +4 years in a professional dynamic web environment working with JavaScript (framework agnostic), HTML5, CSS & SASS mastery
  • Development experience within a dynamic web environment (Python, PHP, Node.JS, etc.)
  • Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) experience
  • Ability to keep up with the evolution of JavaScript (Media Source Extensions, Media Capabilities, WebVR/XR, WebGL)
  • Knowledge or experience working with DASH or HLS video delivery & playback
  • Strong portfolio or public code (Github, Bitbucket, etc.)
  • Bachelors or Masters degree in a related field

About us:

At Vimeo, our mission is to empower video creators to tell exceptional stories & connect with their audiences & communities. Home to more than 90 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the worlds largest ad-free open video platform, providing powerful tools to host, share & sell videos in the highest quality possible.

We work hard to enable creators of all kinds to succeed, & to that end, we prioritize attracting diverse talent & cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration & creativity. Were committed to building a company & a community where people thrive by being themselves & are inspired to do their best work every day.

Vimeo is based in New York City, with additional offices in Europe & India. Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at

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