Creative Engineer

Engineering Santa Monica, California


Description

Summary

Our Advertising Division has an engineering team consisting of more than 50 engineers. We hire diverse skill set from Computer Vision Scientist to React developers. The highlight of Advertising division is the scale and amount of data it handles. We generate more than 50 TB of new data every day. We have web services that receive more than 20 million requests per minute. Our engineers and scientists work on technologies such as Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Spark, Kafka, AWS, Big data and React. We encourage our engineers to present in meetups and attend conferences. We also encourage our engineers to submit patches to open source projects. If you are passionate about technology then GumGum’s Advertising Engineering is the right place for you!

GumGum’s Ad Server team is seeking a
Creative Engineer who will help to create, launch and troubleshoot ad campaigns. We’re looking for someone with a solid background in Javascript and web technologies. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, a creative technical thinker, one who thrives on interesting complicated challenges and has hands-on experience debugging complicated coding issues. Experience in the ad industry, and with online advertising technologies a plus. 

Responsibilities

  • Perform manual campaign setup for GumGum’s ad units
  • Build markup and create profiles for ad lines 
  • Prep and optimize digital assets; uploading final products to CDN
  • Configure pixels for ad tracking
  • Implement custom JS scripts where required
  • Test ad units against all browsers and ensure tracking pixels are implemented correctly
  • Troubleshooting: Issues with rendering / visual problems; Issues with malfunctioning interactions; Initial investigations on tracking discrepancies
  • Collaborate with a variety of teams 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-2 years of experience in front-end web engineering
  • Strong working knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS
  • Expert eye for detail and pixel perfection; no detail is too small or insignificant
  • Ability to work independently and juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong cross-team collaboration skills, excellent communicator
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Commuter perks
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations

Career & Personal Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/health/person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation 

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We invite you to learn more about GumGum!

Our Team…
GumGum is an AI company with expertise in computer vision built on the imagination of its people. Each day, our talented team of thinkers and doers comes together to solve hard problems on behalf of the world’s most successful businesses. Through a combination of computer science, creativity and hustle, we’ve produced a series of major technology breakthroughs across a variety of industries - from advertising to sports.  

Our Tech…
GumGum is constantly evolving to be at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning advancements. With nearly 10 years experience, we use our proprietary image recognition technology to deliver highly engaging, contextually relevant ad experiences across premium publishers all over the world. 

Our Products & Services...
Our Advertising business serves contextual marketing messages in line with content users are actively engaged with. 

Our Sports business helps marketers and rights holders understand the full media value of their sponsorship investments across broadcast and social media. And we deliver on brand safety by leveraging our AI to detect unsafe text and imagery, allowing us to deliver ads in brand safe, contextually relevant environments.

Our Hackathons...
What’s a Hackathon? We’re glad you asked. Our employees split into teams and spend 48 hours ‘hacking’ together before presenting their ideas to our executive team. It’s a chance for anyone within our company to showcase the visions they want to bring to fruition.

Our Culture...
GumGum recently earned LA’s Best Places to Work Award, and it’s no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and on-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We pride ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed.  

Oh, and doggies...
We love our dogs so much, we even have an Instagram dedicated to them! Follow us: @dogsofgumgum 

In Addition...

About GumGum
Careers at GumGum
GumGum Women in Tech Panel - Living a Balanced Life
Women of GumGum Around the World
Innovators in Esports Content
Sponsorship Targeting with Visual Intelligence
GumGum Sports - Sizzle Reel - 2019 (EMEA)
GumGum - LinkedIn 
GumGum Advertising
GumGum Sports
Forbes


GumGum is committed to providing equal opportunities. GumGum prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

GumGum is committed to providing equal opportunities. GumGum prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.