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Sr. UX Developer (Javascript) Contract
Los Angeles, CA

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Job Description

PlayStation isn't just the Best Place to Play -it's also the Best Place to Work. We've thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we're recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Senior UX Developer (Javascript) Contract

Los Angeles, CA

The Senior UX Developer will function as a key member of a small, surgical, rapid prototyping team, as part of SIE's global UX design organization. As a "rapid prototyper," you will develop web-based prototypes and console simulators for the purpose of user testing, design studies, and engineering artifacts across a wide array of PlayStation products and services. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in developing web-based applications and/or rapid prototypes in a fast-paced enterprise environment.

Candidates must be results-oriented individuals who enjoy taking ownership of highly visible and mission-critical projects that require focus on details and elegant user experiences. The ability to handle a variety of tasks and priorities in a demanding, fast paced, and high-performance environment, while working effectively with a range of personalities and technical backgrounds, both independently and in team settings is extremely important.


* Work closely within a tight knit team of experienced designers and developers to produce high-quality, high fidelity prototypes on an aggressive schedule.
* Architect, coordinate, develop, and deploy new web-based prototypes to support SIE's product strategy, objectives, and vision.
* Implement the user interface for web applications and customer-facing prototypes using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, NodeJS, and other web technologies.
* Demonstrate professional engineering practices including adherence to coding standards, producing design documentation, and supporting integration.
* Strong attention to detail, polish, and app performance.


* Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Information Systems or Computer Science.
* Minimum 8 years industry experience, with 5+ years of front-end development on high-traffic database driven Web sites and commercial software applications.
* Background in Software Engineering, Operating Systems, Databases, Networking, and Web protocols
* Background in UX Design preferred.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Ability to innovate, prioritize, multi-task, and work under pressure to deliver projects on time.
* Process-oriented thinking with aptitude for analyzing potential issues and implementing solutions.
* Technical aptitude and problem-solving skills through cooperative approaches.
* Ability to handle complex projects, customer expectations, and rapidly evolving user requirements.
* Ability to work with limited supervision and able to produce technical design documents.

Required Skills:

* Expert level coding skills is a must
* Experience with enterprise application development strongly desired
* Strong understanding of DOM ( HTML, CSS3, JS, JSON )
* Experience with major JS Frameworks ( Angular, React )
* Exceptional JS skills ( Vanilla JS, JQuery )
* Build tools ( Grunt, Gulp, Webpack )
* Source/Package Mgmt ( Git, Node, NPM )
* Mobile development experience ( Ionic, React Native, Phonegap, Cordova )
* Web-animation: ( GSAP, Velocity, CSS3 )
* Desired experience: ( Redux, Flux, Reflux, Immutable JS, React Router, React Native )
* Prototyping tools ( Invision, Axure, FramerJS )
* Experience with responsive mobile design
* Loves working with Chrome devtools, Firebug

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, covered veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

We sincerely appreciate the time and effort you spent in contacting us and we thank you for your interest in PlayStation.


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