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Contact

Our office is located at the corner of Melrose and La Brea. Parking is available in the back lot, along with 2 hour residential and metered parking on the main streets.

P. 323.465.9225 F. 323.465.1915 E. info@watsondg.com

7024 Melrose Ave. Ste. 430
Los Angeles, CA 90038

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Careers

Senior Web Developer

We are looking for someone that wants to be involved in the entire process from conception to completion, working independently, as well as collaboratively, with the design team and producers on a variety of projects.

Responsibilities will include concepting, scoping, developing and executing projects from concept through final delivery. You need a strong understanding of intuitive site functionality, interaction, user interface, navigation, and are not afraid of experimental concepts. The ability to manage Multiple projects and build defensively so project specifics can be integrated and changed with little disruption to your workflow. Experience in the entertainment industry is essential and you should be enthusiastic and immersed in pop culture: movies, mobile technology, games, social apps, comic books, art, music and the like. You must also be passionate about programming and technology, as you will be working with others who are dedicated, driven, and talented.

Skills: 5+ years programming experience, Expert-level knowledge of object-oriented techniques in ActionScript 3 with in-depth debugging skills, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, Server-Side Scripting experience, Strong analytical and creative problem solving skills, Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to reach out to developers of all skill levels to use team strengths to get the work done with minimal supervision, Quickly master new technologies while expanding your skill set as online trends change, Time management: ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines and Experience in Adobe Creative Suite: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, etc.

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Software Engineer

We are seeking a software engineer for hire. The software engineer should expect to work closely with designers and artists to see projects through from concept to completion. The position involves developing and enhancing Watson's mobile and online concepts, including but not limited to Unity3D apps, mobile apps, web apps, HTML5/WEBGL development, and other types of projects.

Requirements: Bachelor's or Master's degree, strong passion for and knowledge of all Watson Design Group's work and of the industry, demonstrated game programming experience (personal or professional), experience developing and debugging in C/C++, Objective C, and/or Java, 3D development experience (CG, GLSL, Open GL ES, WebGL, etc), mobile development experience, strong mathematics background (logic, linear algebra, geometry, statistics and probability, etc.), understanding of data structures and algorithms, strong problem-solving skills, the ability to learn and adapt quickly while on the job, and the ability to work independently on new and challenging tasks.

Pluses: Major in a related field (computer science, computer engineering, etc.), 3D Modeling skills (Maya, Max, ZBrush, XSI, etc), and experience developing web applications (JS/HTML/CSS, Flash, etc)

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Junior Web Developer

We are looking for someone that wants to be involved in the entire process from conception to completion, working independently, as well as collaboratively, with the design team and producers on a variety of projects.

Responsibilities will include concepting, experimenting, developing and executing projects from concept through final delivery. You need an understanding of site functionality, navigation, and are not afraid of experimental concepts. The ability to work within a framework, and write clean contained code that is easily integrated into a larger context. Experience in the entertainment industry is essential and you should be enthusiastic and immersed in pop culture: movies, mobile technology, games, social apps, comic books, art, music and the like. You must also be passionate about programming and technology, as you will be working with others who are dedicated, driven, and talented.

Skills: 3+ years programming experience, Demonstrable knowledge of AS3 with a focus writing clean, commented, reusable, and scalable code, Knowledge of Javascript, CSS, and Object-orient code practices, Strong background of Flash animation techniques using both timeline and programmatic animation, Ability to take/provide creative direction, work independently and proactively to explore creative options, Excellent teamwork skills with an ability to reach out to high level developers to learn and expand your skills, when project specifics are beyond your capabilities, Time management: ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines, and Experience in Adobe Creative Suite: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, etc.

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Interactive Art Director

Responsibilities will include developing and executing concepts, providing designs and working with developers through final delivery of a project. You have a strong understanding of intuitive site functionality, user interface, motion design and are not afraid of experimental concepts. Experience in the entertainment industry is essential and you should be enthusiastic and immersed in pop culture: movies, social apps, comic books, art, music and the like.

Skills: 4+ years of interactive design experience, solid understanding of UI Design. Experience with online media and digital trends. Possess a compelling online portfolio. Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.

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