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Vimeo // platform for watching, uploading & sharing videos
Engineering, Full Time    New York City    Posted: Wednesday, November 04, 2020
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The Vimeo player is built to showcase the amazing content that our world-wide community of creators are making every day. If youre passionate around the latest video technologies, have a strong eye for product design, & are a creative problem solver who can advise engineering best practices, consider joining our team. Our obsessive attention to detail in our player & our player's iconic minimal aesthetic makes it special enough to spot a mile away. If you're dying to build the next generation of viewing experiences & take part in leading an engineering team that's second to none, we're dying to hear from you.

What you'll do:

  • Lead the Playback Engineering teams day-to-day operations while providing guidance to help increase the efficiency, stability, deliverability, & maintainability of everything the team produces
  • 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
  • Continue to improve playback quality in all types of playback circumstances across the globe
  • Develop & implement processes for building better software & better teams, & become an enthusiast for architectural & organizational best practices
  • Partner with Recruiting & HR to attract & retain a diverse team through hiring, mentoring, feedback, & career development

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.)
  • Ability to keep up with the evolution of JavaScript (Media Source Extensions, Media Capabilities, WebVR/XR, WebGL)
  • Have extensive experience designing & implementing systems with clarity, reusability, testability, & scalability in mind
  • Have a consistent track record of mentoring & growing people
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, or related field

About us:

Vimeo is the worlds leading professional video platform & community. We empower over 200 million users from creatives to entrepreneurs to the worlds largest brands to grow their business with video. Our products make it easy to create high-quality, impactful videos & to reach teams, audiences & customers anywhere. 

Vimeo is powered by a growing team of over 650 passionate, dedicated humans. Were headquartered in New York City with offices around the world. We believe our impact is greatest when our workforce represents the diverse & global community that we serve, & were proud to be an equal opportunity employer where diversity, equity & inclusion is prioritized in how we build our products, leaders & culture. Learn more at

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