Job Title:  Interactive Developer

Department:  Design & Creative Services

Englewood, CO, US, 80112

Summary of Position

The Interactive Developer will work closely with the Design Director in creating and executing design experiences for Starz with the focus of marketing and promotional assets for Starz channels, applications, websites, rich banners and e-mailers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Builds and codes various front-end media such as websites and rich banners
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Partners with other designers and key players of the organization to design layouts and execute animations
  • Knows guidelines of the brand well, helps to maintain visual consistency and update current layouts
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products
  • Design and delivers optimized builds for a wide range of devices and interfaces
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
  • Self-starter mindset that takes risks and champion new ideas
  • Ability to work independently, focusing on key tasks while tracking essential details and deliverables
  • Strong time management and organizational skills with the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

Experience & Skills

  • 2-4+ years related experience (TV, Network, Agency or Post-Production facility a plus)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or similar discipline is preferred
  • Expert level programming skills creating applications and websites
  • Experience developing consumer facing user interfaces and supporting UI controls/components
  • Must possess excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills which will be used to diagnose, debug and solve issues
  • Passionate and knowledgeable about the latest design technology trends
  • Ability to write clean, readable, maintainable code
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience instrumenting applications with digital marketing technologies
  • Front End Design including HTML, CSS, sass, javascript, c#, webkit, gulp, react.js, vue.js, tom, bootstrap, github, terminal, VScode
  • Knowledge of development Stacks such as React, Vue, Coffee Script
  • Knowledge of related creative software (Photoshop, After Effects, etc)
  • Knowledge of Rich Media building tools such as Double Click

About the Company

Starz (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B), is a leading global media and entertainment company that produces and distributes premium streaming content to worldwide audiences across subscription television platforms. Starz is home to the flagship domestic STARZ® brand, STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels and the associated on-demand and online services, including the highly rated STARZ app. With the launch of the STARZPLAY international premium streaming platform and STARZ PLAY Arabia, Starz is expanding its global footprint in a growing number of territories. Sold through multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, telecommunications companies, and other online and digital platforms, Starz offers subscribers more than 7,500 distinct premium television episodes and feature films, including STARZ Original series, first-run movies and other popular programming.

Business Unit Overview

With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, Starz has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including Starz original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, Starz is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underserved audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position Starz at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, Starz has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The Starzplay International premium subscription service offers a “best of global SVOD” content portfolio in more than 50 countries throughout Europe, Latin America, Canada, Japan and India through a bespoke and expanding network of distribution partners. The Starzplay Arabia joint venture is one of the leading SVOD operators in the fast-growing Middle East and North Africa region. The proprietary and highly-rated Starz app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.  

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  

Nearest Major Market: Denver