FAKKU is the largest English hentai publisher outside of Japan. We are a small team of passionate anime and manga fans doing what we love. Our offices are located in the beautiful city of Portland, OR; minutes from downtown. Interested applicants should email jobs@fakku.net

Streaming Media Engineer

Openings: Full-Time Local (Portland, OR), Full-Time Remote

At FAKKU, we are building an end-to-end streaming solution for delivering smooth video playback at the highest quality. We are looking for a streaming media engineer who will be responsible for architecting, building and maintaining fault tolerant and scalable video delivery systems that can reach millions of users every month.

The ideal candidate has background in enterprise-level video encoding, particularly HLS and/or MPEG-DASH, and is comfortable working with software engineers and designers to build products. In this role, you will have a lot of freedom to innovate while dealing with difficult challenges. You should have a successful track-record in video coding and video processing.

Requirements

  • 4+ years of demonstrated experience in video and audio encoding processes and tools
  • Build efficient and reliable video streaming solution to serve devices with different capabilities (desktop, mobile, etc)
  • Build and improve video processing algorithms to efficiently compress video at high quality
  • Knowledge of adaptive streaming technologies such as MPEG-DASH, HLS, Smooth Streaming, etc. Understanding of HLS and HLS based server-side ad stitching products
  • Working knowledge of command line tools for video diagnosis such as ffmpeg, mp4box, x264, mediastreamvalidator, etc.
  • Own the end to end workflow for encoding. This includes archive, encoding, packaging, and delivery to end users
  • Excellent understanding of video compression. Extensive experience with compression standards such as H.264/AVC, HEVC and VP9
  • Experience with web video streaming technologies (HTML5, Javascript, MSE/EME)

Front-End Web Developer

Openings: Full-Time Local (Portland, OR), Full-Time Remote

FAKKU is looking for an experienced Front-End Web Developer who is also capable of doing UX design. We are looking for people who are motivated to combine the art of design, with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include being able to create and translate UI/UX designs into actual code that will produce the visual elements of various applications. You will work with other members of the web team and take an active role in defining how the applications will look and feel to the end users.

Requirements

  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.

Responsibilities

  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Develop new user-facing features.
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Collaborate with other team members.

Education & Experience

  • Your experience is more important to us than your education. We are looking for passionate people who know what they are doing.
  • Three or more years of professional or personal experience.

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