Developer

 

TIMING: Immediate start (Contract to Full)

 

ABOUT SKILLED CREATIVE 

Skilled Creative is an Emerging Technology Creative Agency located in NYC. The agency provides full service VOICE Technology services (Discovery, Ideation, Experience Design, Copywriting, Audio Production, Campaign Development) on Amazon Alex, Google Assistant, and Samsung Bixby to our Fortune 500 brand partners. Additionally, the agency serves as an innovation partner to our clients, bringing the latest technology (Computer Vision, Augmented Reality, Data Visualization, etc.) to their enterprise strategies and omni-channel marketing campaigns. 

 

At Skilled, we pride ourselves on being one of the first agencies to have developed a full service Voice offering, and couldn't be more passionate about creating first-of-their kind, immersive experiences for our brand partners and their customers. The Agency has been honored with awards for our top quality work in Voice Technology, is a sponsor of all Voice First Event Conferences, and is a preferred partner of Amazon, Google, and Samsug. Even when we aren't working, we find ourselves talking about VOICE and other emerging technologies, the impact they will have on society, and how we have an opportunity to impact that. This passion drives our team, and we are looking for passionate people to join us. 

 

ABOUT THE POSITION 

Skilled Creative, a VOICE agency, based in NYC is looking for a VOICE developer to join our team.  We're passionate about building best in class VOICE experiences for our partners like PepsiCo, Pfizer, Stephen King, Anheuser-Busch,etc. For this role, you must have prior VOICE development experience (Nodejs), have a published/live voice experience, and be knowledgeable about advanced development features (APL, canfullfill, permissions, etc). 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

-Integration of user-facing elements, with server side logic

-Writing reusable, testable, and efficient code

-Design and implementation of low-latency, high-availability, and performance applications

-Implementation of security and data protection

-Integration of data storage solutions (i.e. Dynamo D.B., API Cache Gateways, Firebase, custom server setups, etc)

-Core Responsibility:  You will be building Voice experiences to be deployed on the Amazon Echo and Google Home platform.


 

THE RIGHT FIT FOR THIS POSITION 

-Strong proficiency with JavaScript 

-Knowledge of Node.js and frameworks available for it 

-Understanding the nature of asynchronous programming and its quirks and workarounds

-Good understanding of server-side templating languages 

-Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors 

-Basic understanding of front-end technologies, such as HTML5, and CSS3

-Understanding accessibility and security compliance

-User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments

-Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system

-Understanding fundamental design principles behind a scalable application

-Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes

-Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

-Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git

-2+ years of experience required, voice development experience a plus


 

INTERESTED?

Please email a cover letter, resume and portfolio to hi@skilledcreative.com with the WEBSITE APPLICATION in the subject line.

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