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We are looking for supremely talented individuals with a serious passion for immersive technologies. If you are a killer engineer who knows OpenGL, Android, iOS, Video Codecs, Video Streaming, Unity, Unreal, C++, C#, Oculus SDK, 3D Interaction Design, Industrial Design, or Digital Imaging Engineering, send us an email.

Littlstar is the leading content network for Virtual Reality and 360 Video. We give consumers the best place to discover premium VR from Disney, Discovery Channel, Showtime, NBC, ABC, FOX, National Geographic, and many more of the world’s biggest brands and content creators.



Senior Product Designer

Creative | New York, NY | Full Time Position

 

Littlstar is looking for a talented, creative, and thoughtful Senior Product Designer to join our growing team of innovators and creatives changing the way the world interacts with 360 video, VR, and spherical content. You will have a leading role in the conception and creation of all of our applications ranging from web and mobile to VR applications, implementing beautiful and immersive user interfaces, working closely with our incredible engineering team, and paving the way for how users interact with immersive content on multiple devices.

 

What you’ll do

  • Ideate and concept new ways to design immersive interfaces
     
  • Collaborate with business and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience
     
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering
     
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
     
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
     
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
     
  • Conduct light user research and evaluate user feedback as it relates to the experience
     
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, consistency and uphold brand standards

 

Who you are

  • Proven UI experience
     
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
     
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
     
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch or other visual design and wire-framing tools
     
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
     
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
     
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
     
  • Passion for building new, exciting industry

 

Nice to haves

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process a plus
     
  • VR or immersive experience a plus
     
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping a plus

VR Engineer

Development | New York, NY | Full-time position

Littlstar is looking for a talented, creative, and thoughtful senior Unity/VR engineer to join our growing team of innovators and mad scientists changing the way the world interacts with 360 video, VR, and spherical content. You will have a leading role in the development of our VR applications and developer SDK, implementing beautiful and immersive user interfaces, maintaining best engineering practice, and paving the way for how users interact with immersive content on multiple devices.

In this role, you’ll work closely with folks who are open source obsessed, command-line junkies, and trying to break down the barriers to widespread VR adoption.
 

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate closely with other engineers and designers

  • Implement features for applications running several of the cutting edge HMD devices available on multiple platforms

  • Implement cutting edge features that will change the way people experience VR

  • Become a highly valued member of our growing team

  • Work from our amazing office in New York City

  • Write well documented, maintainable, and clean code that can be scaled and reused across many projects

Who you are

  • Proficient and passionate about writing quality C# code

  • Have shipped at least 2-3 applications or games with Unity3D

  • Experience with writing native plugins for Unity3D (Java, Obj-C, C++)

  • Able to create and maintain clean code using OOP best practices

  • Familiarity with 3D Interfaces and World Space Canvases

Nice to haves

  • Prior Augmented or Virtual Reality experience

  • Experience with Windows Universal app generation

  • Experience with Xbox Universal app generation

  • Knowing your way around Unreal Engine 4 or similar game engines

  • Experience with ffmpeg and/or basic video encoding and decoding knowledge


Data Engineer

Development | New York, NY | Full-time position

Littlstar is seeking a creative, passionate, and experienced data engineer to be the third member of our data team. You will be instrumental in building out our diverse and constantly evolving data platform. This is a broad role that will touch many areas of our backend, and will be instrumental in taking our platform to the next level.

What you’ll do

  •  Support and improve our data services, infrastructure, and reporting; for example, scaling our ETL via Spark (written in Scala) on an AWS Elastic MapReduce cluster
     
  • Design and develop new critical data applications and infrastructure
     
  • Become a highly valued member of our growing team
     
  • Work from our amazing office in SoHo
     

Who you are 
 

  • You have a strong foundation in programming and distributed systems
     
  • You have experience working with relational and noSQL databases, ideally PostgreSQL
     
  • Experience working with data infrastructure is a plus, especially with AWS (e.g. EMR, DynamoDB, Redshift) 
     
  • Experience working with Spark or the Hadoop ecosystem is a plus
     
  • You have solid communication and writing skills, and enjoy working with others

Software Engineer iOS

Development | New York, NY | Full-time position

Littlstar is looking for a talented, creative, and thoughtful iOS Engineer to join our growing team of innovators and mad scientists changing the way the world interacts with AR, VR, and immersive content. You will have a leading role in the development of our iOS application, implementing beautiful and immersive user interfaces, maintaining best engineering practices, and paving the way for how users interact with immersive content on mobile devices and TVs.

In this role, you’ll work closely with folks who are open source obsessed, command-line junkies, and trying to push the boundaries of immersive media.
 

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate closely with other engineers and designers
     
  • Implement features that will change the way people experience mobile AR & VR
     
  • Become a highly valued member of our growing team
     
  • Work from our amazing new office in New York City
     
  • Write well-documented, maintainable, and clean code that can be scaled and reused across many projects
     

Who you are

  • You write readable, clean, and idiomatic Objective-C and Swift
     
  • You have experimented with or have an interest in ARKit
     
  • You have experience or an interest in OpenGL ES and GLKit
     
  • You have released at least one app on the AppStore or have a project that you can share with or tell us about
     
  • You have great communication skills while working with your peers
     
  • You have a deep understanding of Cocoa design patterns, API design and unit testings

Software Engineer Android

Development | New York, NY | Full-time position

Littlstar is looking for a talented, creative, and thoughtful Android Engineer to join our growing team of innovators and mad scientists changing the way the world interacts with AR, VR and immersive content. You will have a leading role in the development of our Android application, implementing beautiful and immersive user interfaces, maintaining best engineering practice, and paving the way for how users interact with immersive content on mobile devices and Android TVs.

In this role, you’ll work closely with folks who are open source obsessed, command-line junkies, and pushing the boundaries of immersive media.
 

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate closely with other engineers and designers. 
     
  • Implement cutting edge features that will change the way people experience immersive media
     
  • Become a highly valued member of our growing team. 
     
  • Work from our amazing new office in New York City. 
     
  • Write well documented, maintainable, and clean code that can be scaled and reused across many projects.

 

    Who you are

    •  You write readable, clean, and idiomatic Java.
       
    • You have at least 2 years of professional experience. 
       
    • You have a deep understanding of Android development environments, development tools, and API/SDK development. 
       
    • You are familiar with Tango/ARCore or have an interest in learning it
       
    • You have a deep understanding of Android design patterns across multiple screen sizes and API levels. 
       
    • You have experience with, or an interest in the Android NDK and JNI bindings. 
       
    • You have experience with, or an interest in OpenGL ES in any language. 
       
    • You care about the quality of the code you read and write. 
       
    • You have released at least one app on Google Play, or have a project that you can share with or tell us about. 
       
    • You have great communication skills while working with your peers.

    Lead Media Engineer

    Development | New York, NY | Full-time position

    Littlstar is the leading content network for Virtual Reality and 360 Video. We give consumers the best place to discover premium VR from Disney, Discovery Channel, Showtime, NBC, ABC, FOX, National Geographic, and many more of the world’s biggest brands and content creators.

    We are looking for an experienced, accomplished multimedia engineer to help build Littlstar’s complex media asset pipeline. The right candidate will be a proud practitioner of the dark art of digital signal processing, and will exude a passion for audiovisual compression technologies. They will work closely with the Director of Media Technology to set industry standards, proliferate best practices, and help influence the future of immersive media.
     

    What you’ll do

    • Design and administer a first-class asset orchestration backend to streamline and automate Littlstar’s complex multimedia processing and distribution pipeline. 
       
    •  Implement and scale Littlstar’s media asset ingestion and validation services. 
       
    • Ideate on solutions dealing with media’s cutting edge, including spatial audio, stereoscopic video, HDR and wide-gamut color, and tile-based streaming adaptivity. 
       
    • Write well-documented, maintainable code with strong test coverage. 
       
    • Work from our amazing new office in New York City.
       

    Who you are

    • You have 6+ years experience managing high-volume technical workflows for a digital media firm as a sysadmin, encoding technician, or archivist. 
       
    • You have a proven track record of leveraging modern media technologies to build automated content creation and distribution web services. 
       
    • You have a solid understanding of video and audio codecs, streaming, and signal processing. 
       
    • You are obsessed media quality, bitrate tuning, and conducting media A/B tests. 
       
    • You are fluent in Unix on the cloud as well as in the data center, and have strong opinions on choices of file systems, IT automation, and security protocols. 
       
    • You have experience as a content creator in some professional capacity, i.e.: post-production engineer, audio engineer, filmmaker, music composer, photographer, colorist, etc.

    Financial Controller at Littlstar

    Operations | New York, NY | Full Time Position

    Littlstar is looking for an amazing financial controller, or comptroller, with experience in HR management to undertake all aspects of corporate finance, including accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures. Finance controller responsibilities will also include financial risk management and analysis, and dealing with international sales, tax, and regulations. HR management includes setting up new employees, handling expenses, bonuses, and fielding questions regarding Justworks setup.


    Responsibilities: 

    • Manage all accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL and Counsel, Cost Accounting, Inventory Accounting and Revenue Recognition
       
    • Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances
       
    • Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements
       
    • Coordinate the preparation of regulatory reporting
       
    • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
       
    • Support month-end and year-end close process
       
    • Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting
       
    • Manage and comply with local, state, and federal government reporting requirements and tax filings
       
    • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
       
    • Manage compliance and accounting for international sales, foreign exchange, and taxes
       
    • Additional controller duties as necessary
       
    • Light management of JustWorks for employees payroll, expenses, etc.
       

    Requirements:

    • Proven working experience as a Financial controller
       
    • 5+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
       
    • Advanced degree in Accounting
       
    • CPA or CMA preferred
       
    • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures
       
    • Experience with creating financial statements
       
    • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year end close process
       
    • Excellent accounting software user and administration skills
       
    • Experience managing buyer and seller accounts for a marketplace business a huge plus

     

    Littlstar is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.