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Full-time Front End UI Contractor - Ad-Technology

at Melanie Bradbury-Lane - Recruitment Manager - Mirriad in London

Front-End Contractor

Reporting to: Team Lead

Management of: None

Based: London

About Mirriad:

Launched in 2008 with a mission to revolutionise advertising by solving the greatest issue affecting the industry “Ad Skipping”. Mirriad’s patented technology allows brand imagery such as product and signage, to be seamlessly integrated into any digital video stream or file. In doing so it has created a new standard in advertising where brand integration is an affordable, scalable ad unit running in multiple pieces of content. The resulting native in video ads (NIVA) are seamless, authentic, and work across all three screens. In 2013, Mirriad’s chief scientist won an Academy Award for the imaging technology.
Mirriad closed $15 million in financing as of January 2016, led by British venture capital group IP Group Plc, alongside Parkwalk Funds, with a minority investment from Unilever Ventures, the venture capital and private equity arm of Unilever.
Mirriad is rapidly commercialising its award-winning technology platform, and has deals with major content producers and has worked with top video platforms and broadcasters in the worlds largest advertising markets by spend.
The business turned over $1m in 2015, which is set to increase significantly over the coming years with projected sales approaching a run rate of $100m by 2020. Mirriad’s ownership structure includes management and employees, IP Group Plc (who hold a 40% stake) and a number of institutional investors. The business is headquartered in central London, and has offices in New York, Mumbai, and Shanghai, with additional staff located in Seoul and Singapore.

Purpose of Role:
The purpose of this role is to contribute to Mirriad’s Marketplace, the customer-facing components of the Mirriad platform. To design, develop and deliver front-end implementations of our web-app components.

Main Responsibilities:
● Take designs provided by 3rd party agency and integrate with existing web platform
● Implement new features in web-app platform’s front-end
● Testing and fixing front-end display issues on PC, and Tablet
● Optimising front-end implementation to improve user experience
● Collaborate with other developers, QAs, operations and business stakeholders. 
Job Specification
Front-End Contractor
Skills, Knowledge and Attributes needed for the role
Degree in Engineering or Computer Science and or solid experience in the IT industry.
● HTML 5 / CSS design, implementation and debugging
● JavaScript implementations, especially within the AngularJS framework
● Adobe Photoshop/InDesign for creation of icon and other assets
● Knowledge of HTML5 and CSS to achieve responsive layouts
● Knowledge of AngularJS 1 (1.4 or above)
● Knowledge of SCCS and how to compile it to CSS
● Knowledge of ReST APIs
● Knowledge of working in Unix/Linux environments.
● Experience with integrating multiple front-end implementations into a single portal
● Experience with either the bootstrap or angular material frameworks
● Experience with using flex
● Experience refacing existing web app into a new design
● Should have used version control systems, preferably Git.
● Experience with AWS, CloudFront and Alibaba Cloud is an advantage.
● Interest in working in media or broadcast on advertising platforms or services for a content owner or agency.

Please ensure you have right to work in the UK in place before applying. Role is paid on a day rate. This position is initially a 3 month contract based in SE1, London Waterloo. It is potentially extendable. No agencies. Thanks

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Published on 21-08-2017