Roku Developer

Job description

XITE aims to offer the best music video experience in the world. Founded in the Netherlands, XITE now reaches consumers across Europe and North America through linear networks, interactive TV, and on-demand streaming services. The company revolutionised the way audiences experience music videos by allowing viewers to search, like, and skip through its vast catalog; enjoy channels curated by its team of music experts; and create personalised channels based on genre, era and visual style using its unique Mixer feature. XITE has access to virtually every available music video through agreements with all major and top independent music labels.

 
At XITE we are about to scale fast, and we are looking for a passionate Roku Developer to join our Apps team. You will be responsible for building music video streaming application with smooth playback and fast user interaction . These include best performance solutions, UX improvements, new features and many more.
 

Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain Roku app and BrightScript libraries.
  • Write high-quality modular code.
  • Translate UI designs into high-performance application features.
  • Participate in Agile development process, including scoping, technical design, estimation effort, coding, testing, debugging, code reviews, maintenance and support
  • Suggest tools, technologies/services and best practices to improve the app stability, performance and quality

Requirements

  • Proven professional experience as a Frontend developer.
  • Deep knowledge in JavaScript
  • Fluent with BrightScript.
  • Experience building and releasing Roku applications.
  • Team player with a collaborative attitude.
  • Strong debugging skills
  • Analytical thinking.
  • Understanding of good UI/UX
  • Object oriented programming
  • Unit testing

 

What do you get out of it?

Superheroes don’t always get enough recognition for their work, but here at XITE we make sure you’re taken care of by providing you the opportunity to develop your career in a young, fast growing (international) company. We provide a challenging work environment where professionalism, initiative and creativity are a must. We have a unique combination of music, television and new technology.

 

And let’s not forget; we have chef prepared lunches, Friday afternoon drinks and rooftop parties! We are welcoming to anyone who'd like to contribute to making XITE a truly global organisation and to make the best working environment for all employees. We encourage you to join us as we change the way the world consumes music videos. If you want to experience what XITE stands for, watch our product reel on Vimeo.

 

Do you feel up for the challenge? Then hit that ‘Apply for this Job’ button!