Posted Jan 07

Creative Technologist, Player - Entertainment and Media Industry Opportunity

Vimeo - Entertainment and Media Industry
New York,NY

Are you passionate about filmmaking, and new creative forms of video storytelling? Do you love building interactive tools for creators? Do you have creative ideas around how to engage audiences with video? Join one of the strongest video teams in the digital media and technology, and lead the next generation of great video products for video creators and audiences.

What youll do:
Collaborate closely with product, engineering, and research to design the next generation player experiences for Vimeo
Design interaction and animation solutions that reduce friction throughout the viewing experience
Build player prototypes for testing and to demonstrate proof of concepts for new player product features
Lead hands-on testing with users in order to quickly iterate on product concepts to meet business and user needs
Use data to drive UX design, with the ability to propose design solutions to meet a goal, and then test, learn, and iterate on the designs based on the data
Innovate around player tools to continue to redefine video experiences and user behavior as technology evolves
Competitive analysis on best practices and latest innovations around search and recommendations
Present your research and design within the Video team, and to other stakeholders across Vimeo
Publicly represent Vimeo design innovation throughout the video and media community

Skills & knowledge you should possess:
2+ years designing interactive video experiences
Strong animation and motion graphics skills, with an acute attention to detail and refined aesthetic
Fluency in After Effects, Principle, Framer, or other prototyping tools for interactive and time-based mocks
Extensive experience in frontend technologies (JavaScript, CSS, HTML)
Strong skills in developing responsive experiences that display correctly on all platforms (desktop browser, mobile, tablet)
Strong interpersonal skills, and success in evolving team culture in a positive and more productive direction

About the Video team:

The Video team spans across Upload, Transcoding, and Player; with a cross functional team focused on creating the highest quality video experiences for creators and viewers. Within Vimeo, it is the core component to the growth of the business, and long term innovation around video. The teams focus is to experiment with new and creative solutions to some of the biggest questions facing video experiences for today and the future. This role reports directly into the Director of Video Product.

About us:

Vimeos mission is to empower creators to make, share and sell amazing videos directly to viewers worldwide, in the highest quality possible and with no interruptive advertising. Vimeo is home to the worlds leading video creators and the hundreds of millions of viewers who love them. Wed love to welcome you to both our team, and our community.

Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo, Inc is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).

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