[JOB]Los Angeles-Flash Developer, Interactive

24 Mar 2009 - 6:55pm
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Vincent DiMauro
2008

Hello all,

This position is located in West L.A. and is a senior position with an Ad Agency. They will pay very well for the right person. Check out the job description below and please respond if you fit the requirements below. My contact info is at the bottom.

Thank you!

Senior Flash Developer, Interactive
Location: Culver City, CA

Notes- They mostly work in AS3, Flash 10, & have a custom built framework for AS3. However, they do have some legacy projects and/or clients that they need to build off their AS2 framework. As for Flex, it would be ideal if they have Flex experience. They do a fair amount of Papervison projects. They are also pretty much the digital agency of record for Adobe and do all of their flash design and development for them.

Full Time Experienced (6+ years)
The Senior Flash Developer must be passionate about programming interactive technologies and committed to building unique and innovative User Experiences. You've mastered Math Motion algorithms, Procedural Animation, AI and game engine physics and show great interest in the works of Keith Peters, Erik Natzke and Grant Skinner. You obsess over building the coolest navigation widgets and presentation interactions that "feel" real and respond intelligently to user interactions. Your work transforms client goals into compelling, usable, and media-rich Interactive Experiences ranging from Websites, Games, Applications and Widgets, to intelligent User Interfaces for mobile and the console. Our creative concepts, design, motion graphics, video and audio teams will challenge you to plan and build innovative projects for our well known clients, appreciated by millions and often awarded top industry accolades.

Responsibilities:

Strategic Work

Lead the Interaction Experience of projects by implementing tactile, game-like, fluid, dynamic, physics based elements, interfaces and widgets that brings the creative work to life
Plan and Architect interactive elements ahead of time along with the Creative and Art Directors
Learn and Contribute to the BLITZ Flash Development Framework - Fabric
Provide meticulous attention to detail when working with art directors and integrating media assets such as design, motion graphics, video, and sound
Work with the User Experience team to author and maintain interaction and technical documentation through the life of a project
Maintain well organized and clean project files and folders
Maintain the highest coding standards and best practices by keeping up with the latest Flash Platform enhancements and techniques
Be an active player in advancing the goals of the Flash Dept - contribute to the BLITZ code libraries and component productivity tool sets, do Research & Development during down time
Tactical Work

Develop Interactive Experiences using Flash AS3 (and a little legacy AS2), with strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming techniques, RIA/SOA architectures, as knowledge of when/how/why to use Design Patterns
Utilize strong performance optimization skills and the ability to help guide creative team towards sound creative solutions for flash
Write clean, documented, reusable and scalable ActionScript code
Optimize Code and Architecture for great performance and outstanding user experiences

Qualifications:

At least 3 or more years of interactive programming experience in an agency environment
Strong Game Development Background, Math Motion, Physics and AI
Interactive Agency Experience or Similar
Expert understanding of theories related to interface design, usability and interactivity
Expert understanding of Papervision3D and other available interaction libraries.
Expert of latest Flash Player features such as Pixel Bender, Filters, Blend modes, Flash Type, Bitmap caching, Alpha Blending, Advanced gradient control
An innovative, hacker mentality, and an interest in experimenting with new algorithms and technologies
Passionate about pushing the boundaries of interactive technologies
Proficient at Flash & JavaScript Integration, External Interface
Familiarity with localization techniques and the issues related to providing international (i.e. non-English) content within Flash
Knowledgeable about tricks, workarounds and limitations of the Flash Player
An obsession for high-quality deliveries
Creative toolset knowledge (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
Excellent communication skills
Proficient at Flash Video Delivery and Integration of Sound, Motion Graphics, Animations and Transition sequences
Proficient at Client/Server Integration (Flash Media Server, Remoting, XML, SOAP/Web

Vincent DiMauro

vdimauro at tci-la.com

office: 310.479.8830 x218

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