Creative Engineer

B-Reel

Creative Engineer

Los Angeles, CA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    B-Reel LA is looking for an experienced (mid/senior) Creative Engineer, with an engineering focus, to join the team. Our output spans a wide spectrum of the latest emerging platforms encompassing real-time, interactive work, installations, game-like pieces, and digital products. This person has their main expertise preferably in native Android together with strong knowledge in web technologies and/or various creative coding libraries. In addition, this developer is comfortable adapting and working with different languages/platforms/APIs. Additional knowledge in Game Engines, web/cloud services, Google Firebase and physical products is a plus. An openness and curiosity to learn new technologies and an innovative mindset is a must.

    The creative engineer is responsible for the technical implementation within a project while collaborating with other team members, technical or from other disciplines. Tasks include researching and creating technology recommendations, scoping and time-estimating, design and architecture of technical solutions, prototyping and functionality implementation.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Strong problem-solving skills and a detail-oriented mindset.
    • Design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and enhance software solutions.
    • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables along with the engineers, creatives and producers.
    • Drive innovation and development best practices across the team and office.
    • Lead technology discussion both internally and with clients.

    SKILLS:

    • Creative Coding mindset (problem-solving thinking, fast prototyping, creative solving).
    • Experience with Android SDK and Java/Kotlin and knowledge of the Android ecosystem.
    • Experience with graphics programming APIs and shading languages (OpenGL, Cg, DirectX).
    • Familiar with web technologies & frameworks (Vanilla Javascript, React, Vue, three.js etc.).
    • Always eager to learn and explore new technologies.

    NICE TO HAVE:

    • Understanding of web/cloud services, experience with REST APIs and serverless backend (Google Firebase).
    • iOS Development (Objective-C/Swift)
    • Creative coding toolkits and/or game engine (i.e Unity, Unreal Engine or openFrameworks)
    • Physical computing experience (i.e. Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Android Things)

    A FEW B-REEL PERKS:

    • Five Paid Free Fridays annually (in addition to yearly paid time off)
    • All inclusive Health Insurance where B-Reel covers 85%
    • Wellness Wednesday every other week, which includes reduced workday and monthly budget for wellness activities
    • Yearly Education allowance
    • Paid Parental Leave according to Parental Pledge

    B-Reel is a Creative Partner for modern brands like Google, Spotify, Netflix and LVMH to name a few. B-Reel has studios in five cities. Besides Los Angeles we are in New York, Stockholm, Barcelona and London. Our fantastic office is located in the heart of Venice and soon to be relocated to an exciting space in DTLA.

    While we will consider visa applicants, preference will go to applicants with current valid US work authorization.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.