Sr. Web Developer

Engineering Team | San Francisco

Crunchyroll is looking for world-class front-end web developers to work on our websites and other HTML5-based application platforms. The ideal candidate is a full-stack web developer with a preference for front-end work. Qualified candidates are highly technical and love keeping up with the latest web technologies. They are capable of building a Javascript+CSS MVC framework from scratch. They love to optimize page load times, handwrite clean, semantic markup for both humans and machines. They ask "that's an interesting website, I wonder how they implemented it" and then proceed to inspect the DOM and network requests. They are software engineers with strong technical design principles, not hackers.


  • Work with other engineers, UI/UX designers, and product managers to add and maintain features for our websites, including and
  • Work on developing video streaming apps for new HTML5-based platforms, like certain smart TVs, game consoles, and set-top boxes.
  • Work on developing web-based libraries, tools, and SDK components for our internal platform framework.


  • BS in Computer Science
  • 5+ years working with Javascript, HTML, CSS in a professional setting
  • Strong fundamentals in algorithms and networking
  • Expertise in Javascript and CSS
  • Proficiency in RDBMS such as MySQL
  • Familiarity with MVC frameworks
  • Familiarity with code design principles and common patterns
  • Experience in automated testing a plus
  • Proficiency in PHP (Symfony) a plus
  • Strong communication skills and team player


  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, and Commuter benefits
  • Fun, passionate and skilled co-workers
  • Catered lunch and dinner 4x/week
  • Pet friendly environment

About Crunchyroll, Inc

Crunchyroll is a leading global destination and platform for Japanese anime and Asian content. Through applications including Crunchyroll for iPhone, iPad, Android, Playstation®3, Playstation®4, Xbox LIVE®, AppleTV, Roku, Internet-enabled TVs, set-top boxes, affiliate websites and its own streaming website, Crunchyroll delivers more than 25,000 episodes and 15,000 hours of officially-licensed content from leading Asian media producers direct to viewers translated professionally in multiple languages within minutes of TV broadcast.  The company is profitable, and has over 600,000 paid subscribers.

Crunchyroll was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Francisco.  You will be a part of an exciting initiative that will directly interact with Crunchyroll and other channel initiatives such as Creativebug, but will be an independent platform offering, which is backed by Otter Media, AT&T and The Chernin Group.

About Otter Media:

AT&T and The Chernin Group formed Otter Media in April 2014 to acquire, invest in and launch global over-the-top (OTT) video services. With more than $500 million in funding committed to the venture, the alliance positions both companies to take advantage of the rapid growth of online video services, with each party bringing significant and complementary strengths. One of the strategic focuses of the venture is to invest in and build advertising and OTT video services for targeted audiences.

Otter Media's portfolio includes a majority stake in Crunchyroll, a leading global subscription and ad-supported video platform for Japanese anime and manga content, and Creativebug, one of the top go-to sources for high-quality online video arts and crafts instruction.