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Web Development Engineer

Web Development Engineer

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IMDb Services Limited (UK)
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Job Description

Are you fluent in modern web development technologies and looking for a great opportunity? IMDb, the world's most popular source for everything about movies and TV, is looking for talented Web Development Engineers. We are embarking on building our next generation user generated content contribution experiences. We need your experience developing dynamic, accessible, optimized, internationalised, presentation-layer interfaces while collaborating with other engineers, designers, and product owners to create an awesome user experience. We leverage modern UI frameworks and Amazon Web Services.

IMDb ( is the #1 movie website in the world with an audience exceeding 270 million unique monthly visitors. The vast majority of our content is submitted by our amazing user community, and its time for us to take that to the next level. We are an independent subsidiary of Amazon combining the advantages of a start-up environment with the benefits of a customer obsessed Fortune 500 company. It's a fun and challenging environment with exposure across Amazon teams. And, you'll work with people who love movies and TV!

All of this in vibrant Bristol, which was voted the best city to live in the UK in 2017. We offer a strong benefits package including healthcare and an employee discount. Not to mention the excellent long-term development prospects you’d expect from being a part of one of the world’s leading online companies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Computer Science degree (2:1 or better) or other technical degree/postgraduate study. In lieu of degree, relevant skills and equivalent experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of web development, including but not limited to HTML, CSS3, and JavaScript
  • Comprehensive knowledge of at least one modern web framework, such as AngularJS and React
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Solid coding practices, including peer code reviews and unit and integration tests
  • Knowledge of usability principles, cross-browser compatibility, and accessibility best practices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong design skills around user experience
  • Experience developing full stack web applications using Java
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Deep understanding of a range of JavaScript toolkits and open-source libraries
  • A desire and passion to create innovative experiences for IMDb users
  • Preference for agile development.
  • A love of movies and TV

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer.

IMDb/Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer - we value diversity. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.