Do you want to make software that matters to millions?

Autodesk’s Advanced Consumer Group is looking for a Front End Web Developer that cares as much about technology as they do for the user experience. The Digital Arts team in Toronto has big plans for expanding the Pixlr and
Sketchbook product lines onto the web. You’ll be helping to create Digital Arts products like SketchBook and Pixlr which have loyal, creative and passionate users who expect solid, robust and elegant products.

Job title and REQ#: Front End Developer – Digital Arts / REQ13WD14451
Location: Toronto, ON

What you’ll be doing:
Build apps that allow the next generation of digital artists to shine and show off
Find out where the interactive web is going next
Speak to an audience of millions
Listen and respond when they tell you what’s wrong
Pushing yourself, have the drive to build award winning software
Work closely with designers to come up with compelling interactions
Build creative web apps that will be used as professional utilities, where users spend hours working and expect not to lose even a second of that work
Participate in a collaborative environment with a cross-functional team
Build with APIs and shareable functionality in mind
Build out functionality that balances both the user experience and performance
Maintain existing platforms and applications (Don’t worry, we have cool existing tech)
Define our new Stack

What you’ve done:
Developed a healthy sense of humour
4-5 years work on large scale internet applications
Degree in computer engineering / science or equivalent work experience
Experience creating high-performance, cross-browser client-side code that is robust, scalable, and cacheable
Relational, Document and Key / Value databases
Web infrastructure, distributed systems and third party service integration
Understood the engineering aspects of software development (unit testing, continuous integration, cross-browser compatibility, code reviews, design docs)
Experience with server and client side development
Thrived in an agile, iterative, things-will-change-often environment
Benchmarked, debugged and profiled applications
LAMP stack

What you’ve picked up:
HTML & JavaScript
Flash / Air or Silverlight or jQuery
Git and Github
MySQL, MongoDB
Memcached, Redis
C++ or Java or C#
Node.js and Express
AWS or Linode

Would be nice if you knew:
Scala, GO, HaskellOther types of app development (desktop, mobile, embedded)