Senior Creative Technologist — You’re a technology generalist who’s passionate about creating new user experiences with existing and emerging technologies. You’ve got a strong eye for motion and visual design. You work efficiently and comfortably in open-ended projects and tackle details with precision — all while keeping an eye on the big picture. You effectively communicate ideas and possibilities within a highly collaborative cross-discipline team. You’re quick to research and identify constraints with any given technology — and convey that knowledge to your team and to the client. You’re comfortable leading the development charge, mentoring and supporting other developers along the way. You care deeply about the “user” in UX. You’ll thrive in this position if you love bringing shape to ambiguity and want to pioneer technological innovation as it relates to the improvement of human experiences.
What you’ll do

Execute front-end development for a high-profile, design-centric client across a spectrum of web and app product environments

Create interactive prototypes of varying fidelity with a range of technologies — both current and emerging — but primarily with Swift or React Native

Work side-by-side with designers to concept, experiment, and implement great experiences

Identify and scope tasks with multidisciplinary teams

Continuously provide clients with innovative, creative solutions to highly technical and complex problems with your clear and engaging communication style

Work collaboratively and proactively in a multidisciplinary team environment

Spend time both at Instrument and on-site working collaboratively with the client team

Do great work and be great to work with

What you’ll bring

5 - 8 years experience in development (primarily front-end)

Passion for leading-edge technology and proven track record researching and implementing new tech effectively

Expertise in one or some of the following: Swift iOS development, Objective-C iOS development, front-end JavaScript development (preferably with a framework like React, Vue, or Angular), full-stack web development

Experience with creative coding libraries and environments such as Processing, openFrameworks, Cinder, TouchDesigner, Max/MSP/Jitter

Experience with physical computing is a plus

An ability to quickly pick up and utilize new languages and technology stacks

A solid understanding of both user experience design and visual design

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Collaboration, flexibility, hustle, humility, confidence

Independent spirit

Your own talents: If you don't meet 100% of the qualifications above, tell us why you believe you'd be fit for this role in your cover letter

What we'll give you


Full benefits including medical, dental and vision

401K matching

Professional development

Paid holidays and vacation

A positive, balanced work life

Application deadline: February 28, 2019