Join our elite team of expert developers creating world-class software for national and local television shows. Megaphone TV is well established, but still has huge opportunities for growth and career development as we expand in the United States, Canada, and around the world.
- Contributing meaningfully to the development of new features and products in our interactive-TV platform
- Customizing the appearance of Megaphone's viewer-voting application for television and streaming broadcasters
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Your typical day at Megaphone TV:
09:00 Brew coffee, check new emails and tickets
09:05 New task assigned: Customize graphics of Megaphone voting app for a TV show
09:10 Accept production ticket
09:15 Download Photoshop mockups from the design team
09:20 Start implementing customer graphics ("theme") with HTML/CSS
10:55 Commit your code
11:00 Product meeting: Talk about new feature requirements with the team
12:00 Get some food, refill the coffee pot, put on some Netflix. Read article on latest Angular release.
13:00 Receive a request to deploy Megaphone for a customer
13:02 Upload files to S3
13:05 Take laundry out of dryer
13:10 Resume implementing customer theme
14:30 Test on iOS, Android, Windows Chrome, and Mac Safari
14:45 Commit and build customer-theme code
14:55 Set production-ticket status to "Ready for Review"
14:56 Deploy theme to be reviewed
15:00 Start prototyping new product feature
16:30 Code review with senior developer
16:45 Commit your feature code
16:50 Book prototype-review meeting with product management
17:05 Walk the dog
23:00 Get a good sleep because tomorrow you'll be fixing an issue reported to support, deciding how to build a custom quiz, determining the "level of effort" for a new customer request, testing a new release of Megaphone's CMS, working on a customer theme, and expanding on your feature prototype!
Sound exciting? It is!
Required Education, Skills and Qualifications
- Build tools (Node, NPM, Bower, Grunt, Git, Source Tree)
- Additional Languages (e.g., Swift, Rails, PHP, C#, ActionScript, Java)
- Streaming Software (OBS, XSplit, Wirecast)
Come help Megaphone TV transform television!
Megaphone TV creates "play along with the show" interactive television and streaming content. Our Emmy-winning technology powers audience-participation experiences such as gaming, polls, and live quizzes for top networks and TV shows. Megaphone TV is live on AMC's Talking Dead, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live!, Rogers SportsNet, CNN International, Rooster Teeth, and dozens of local news stations, including ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox. We bring television to life by putting home viewers right into the show.
See Megaphone TV in action at:
Job Type: Full-time
- CSS: 1 year (Preferred)
- HTML: 1 year (Preferred)