IMVU: Web Developer/UI Prototyper

Posted by | November 17, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Mountain View, CA


About Us:

IMVU, Inc. ( is an online social game where members use 3D avatars to meet new people, chat, create and play games with their friends. IMVU has reached 50 million registered users, 10+ million unique visitors per month and a $50+ million annualized revenue run rate. IMVU has the worlds largest virtual goods catalog of more than six million items, almost all of which are created by its own members. Â IMVU is available in multiple languages on both Windows PC and Mac platforms, and for mobile users via its IMVU 2Go iPhone application, available in the Apple App Store.

IMVU has been recognized frequently, including Best Place to Work for the past 2 years, Inc. 500/5000, 8th fastest growing private tech company in Silicon Valley over the past 3 years, and 87th fastest growing tech company in North America over the past 4 years.  The companyâ?s CEO, Cary Rosenzweig, was recognized as The Most Admired CEO among emerging growth companies in 2010 by the San Francisco Business Times.

Founded in 2004, IMVU is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital and is located in Mountain View, CA. IMVU has been profitable since 2009.

So, what will you do?

* Create and iterate web/game prototypes
* Work with internal and external resources to meet production schedules and maintain a coherent design vision throughout the production process
* Work with product managers, customers, Engineering, UX and user research.
* Build innovative, Web 2.0 prototypes (html, css, jquery).
* Support Agile development and lean startup processes to help the company learn quickly and effectively.
* Research the latest presentation layer technologies, UX concepts, best practices, online trends, and provide recommendations for the team to consider.
* Drive prototyping and iteration of new web/game concepts


* 3-5 years experience in web development and/or prototyping
* Attention to detail and can manage multiple projects simultaneously
* Familiarity with online, web, and mobile technologies
* A detail-oriented and organized personality
* An expert level of proficiency with a rapid prototyping tool (like Flash or HTML)

Required to apply:

* An online portfolio or work samples provided

How to apply:

* Please join IMVU&play around before you apply. Weâ d like you to understand our products and work environment.
* Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about IMVU. Job applications without cover letters will not be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
IMVU is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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