Careers

Careers

You42 is a social entertainment venue designed around a decentralized ecosystem where creators can engage with fans like never before. You42 is a revolutionary social entertainment platform putting artists and fans in control like never before, enabling new levels of discoverability and success. The platform serves as a venue for distribution, content creation, collaboration and consumption. You42 brings content creators and consumers together, giving creators a new avenue for monetization, and providing rewards and incentives for users. Users can interact through social, music, video, gaming and more, bringing together a variety of consumers.

Ethereum Blockchain Developer:

Job Overview

As an Ethereum Blockchain Developer for You42, you’ll be responsible for ensuring the performance, integrity, and security of the U42 Token Service as well as developing and implementing new features for the service. You will work in conjunction with You42 Platform developers to integrate new token-based feature sets into the You42 platform. This includes, but is not limited to, developing new smart contracts, extending the capabilities of the service layer, ensuring compliance with all regulations and best practices, and delivering high-quality well-tested code that is scalable and maintainable at enterprise standards. You will also become an integral part of the development team for the You42 Platform and services. A strong working knowledge of cloud-based IaaS, SaaS, and DBaaS technologies is necessary and experience with development of production software released using AWS is highly recommended.

Tasks May Include:

  • Roadmap feature expansion on the token service
  • QA token mechanics
  • Develop, build, and maintain Ethereum smart contracts as needed.
  • Define blockchain systems architecture and best practices.
  • Deliver high quality, well-tested code based on requirements.
  • Design efficient, scalable and maintainable code according to specifications.
  • Research, document, and implement program requirements and specifications.
  • Run and monitor performance tests on new and existing software for the purposes of correcting mistakes, isolating areas for improvement, and general debugging.
  • Collaborate effectively with other staff and teams to solve complex problems.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with NodeJS and common packages and patterns for building reliable services
  • Experience building and maintaining a REST API
  • Experience building and automating test suites (for APIs and for Ethereum smart contracts)
  • Experience with Ethereum and generalized blockchain.
  • Experience with Solidity and related tools (truffle, geth).
  • Familiarity with ERC20 token standard.
  • Understanding of transaction scripting and smart contracts.
  • Working knowledge of cryptographic libraries, concepts, and principles.
  • Understanding of Blockchain core logic and future including data privacy, confidential transactions, side chains and pegging, sharding, lightning, and other scaling methodologies.
  • Exposure with Agile development, techniques and methodologies.
  • Experience with designing and building highly available and scalable applications in AWS or a comparable cloud-based solution.
  • Experience with AWS Products such as Data Lake, Kinesis S3 Firehouse, Cloud Storage S3, Cloud Functions, RDS MariaDB, EC2, ECS and/or Lamda required.
  • Ability to communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong reporting and documentation skills an absolute must.
  • Able to prioritize and work on complex issues with minimal supervision – self-starter.
  • Proficient in both Windows and Linux.

Experience:

  • 4+ years of software development experience as part of a development team.
  • 2+ years with Cloud Platform using AWS or comparable cloud-based solutions.
  • 1+ years of professional experience working with a production blockchain service.

Interested candidates please send your cover letter and resume to careers@you42.com.

Executive Editor-Content:

Job Overview

If you are looking for a fast-paced environment where your input is valued and makes a difference, then embark on a journey of a lifetime with the rest of the You42 team.

We are seeking an Executive Editor to join our team and develop an editorial strategy and brand voice for You42’s dynamic, content creator-focused platform. The Executive Editor leads editorial strategy, aligned to its mission, sets the tone, voice and attitude of all content (including user-generated, sourced and original content) on You42’s digital and social platforms and oversees its organization so that it results in compelling experiences for audiences and partners, and evolves the company’s eco-system. The Executive Editor also ensures consistency of brand voice across all content formats and platforms and works closely with heads of various other functions to enable a cohesive and tightly scheduled programming strategy to be deployed.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a platform editorial strategy and brand voice
  • Develop and manage an editorial team of writers, videographers, photographers etc.
  • Create and execute an editorial calendar
  • Partner with head of platform, creative director and engineering to develop the best possible user experience including new features, optimal ways of presenting various content types, devising ways to increase engagement and growing traffic etc.
  • Work with revenue team to create innovative ways of monetizing You42 platforms as well as developing optimal ways to feature sponsors and partners on You 42 platforms
  • Collaborate with teams to ensure consistency of You42 brand voice in video content and live experiences as well as strategizing compelling ways to feature original You42 productions on our digital and social platforms
  • Accept pitches and commission new editorial work from freelancers
  • Stay current with pop culture, specially around change-making and social impact and developing ways to keep You42 central and relevant within that community
  • Develop editorial partnerships to grow You42’s ecosystem and distribute its content beyond our platforms

Skills & Background:

The ideal candidate will have a natural passion for entertainment, a deep understanding of internet culture and a knack for spotting and shepherding great storytelling in the digital space. To that extent, candidates with more than five years of editorial experience in digital, print or video will receive strong consideration. In addition, we also look at:

  • Talent Management Skills: Aside from understanding how to behave professionally around talent, we value the capacity to earn trust with them and their representatives — a key part of obtaining buy-in for creative ideas and executions.

Interested candidates please send your cover letter and resume to careers@you42.com.

UX Designer:

Job Overview
If you are looking for a fast-paced environment where your input is valued and makes a difference, then embark on a journey of a lifetime with the rest of the You42 team. We are seeking a UI/UX Designer to deliver an engaging user experience across multiple platforms on web or mobile devices.

You42 is a young, exciting company which continues to reach new heights and currently has its sights on global domination. The successful candidate must have strong communication, time management, and organizational skills. This individual will play a key role on a development team designing user interfaces and analyzing feedback for user experience. This role will be responsible for designing graphical elements that are both functional and appealing across various platforms, including mobile and web.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Collaborate with multiple development teams and producers
  • Illustrate UI/UX design ideas using storyboards and flow charts
  • Design UI/UX graphical elements for mobile games and social media platforms
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product owners, designers and engineers

What We Need From You:

  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Good time-management skills
  • BFA in User Experience Design or relevant field

Location:

Cumming, GA

Interested candidates please send your cover letter and resume to careers@you42.com.

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