Shotgun Software: Senior Web App Engineer

Posted by | July 23, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips


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At Shotgun Software we’re building project collaboration software for the visual effects, animation, and video game industries. Our products are designed and constructed with care, and used at over 350 studios across the globe to track, schedule, and review creative work. Our main product is Shotgun, a production platform for storing notes, tasks, versions, and other important production data. Shotgun connects people at the studio and keeps information flowing so studios finish projects on time and under budget. Our upcoming products will build off the Shotgun platform to help creatives do their jobs without getting bogged down by the complexities of modern day production. 
We are looking for a Senior Web Application Engineer to join our rapidly growing team. You should have a passion for building amazing front-end experiences while solving complex UI/UX problems. You will work collaboratively with a cross-functional team of developers, product managers, QA, and designers. We work with an agile development process with major releases every 8 weeks and patch releases every week, so the pace is fast and iterative. 
Required Qualifications:
  • 3+ years experience building UIs or UI frameworks for serious web applications (i.e. Google Docs,, Harvest, Basecamp, Asana)
  • You are compelled to build tools that artists will love
  • JavaScript/CSS/HTML5

Desirable Qualifications:
  • Experience with Ruby / Rails or Python / Django
  • Experience with PostgreSQL
  • Experience working with agile development process
  • Experience in a visual effects, animation or games studio
  • A degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience working on a distributed team
About our Team
We are a passionate group of people tackling interesting problems and having a blast. Most of us are foodies, we love good wine, and we’re officially obsessed with coffee. We have a strict no-asshole rule, and we are trying to build a dream team of people who inspire one another every day. We’ll pay you what you’re worth, give you lots of challenges and flexibility, and although we’re all highly motivated and work hard, we insist that you have a healthy work/life balance. 

To apply: Please send your materials to and specify "Senior Web App Engineer" in the subject line. We look forward to hearing from you!

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