Actionscript developer (Video player team)

Location: New-York, NY

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Livestream is an innovative and fast-growing live video company based in New York City that delivers over a billion minutes of video every month. We are looking for talented engineers to help us build and scale the best live streaming service.

As a member of the Video Playback Experience team, you will have the opportunity to build the Livestream Flash video player that serves several million videos every day.

We are looking for candidates who are passionate about software and product development, take pride in what they build, are quick learners, and love to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment.

As part of a company competing in a global market, you will have the opportunity to release updates and changes daily, see your work used by millions of people, and be offered a competitive salary.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing Livestream’s Flash video player across our award-winning web platform.
  • Ensuring Livestream’s Video Playback Experience team is delivering performant and scalable products.

About you:

  • You are a motivated Actionscript developer with the ability to work independently.
  • You have an eye for good UI and meaningful user experience.
  • You produce performant and maintainable code.
  • You are a team player working daily with the design and QA teams.

Technical Skills:

  • Extensive experience with Flash / AS3
  • Good understanding of OOPs concepts and design patterns.
  • Strong web frontend knowledge (Javascript, HTML and CSS)
  • Prior experience with serving videos using either Flash-based players (RTMP or HTTP-based streaming) and the HTML5 video tag

About Livestream:

Livestream’s mission is to connect people and live events. Livestream offers event owners a complete set of hardware and software tools to share their events with a growing community online. More than 30 million viewers each month watch thousands of live events from customers including The New York Times, Facebook, ESPN, SpaceX and Warner Bros. Records. Founded in 2007, Livestream is headquartered in New York with offices in Los Angeles, London, Ukraine and India.

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