• Vivid IoV Labs

We are hiring, help create a more inclusive internet!

Vivid IoV Labs


Vivid IoV Labs formed from the winning team of UCL and Ripple’s Block-Sprint 2019 Hackathon. We are creating a more inclusive internet using emerging web 3.0 technologies.


Our focus is on the Internet of Value and micropayments, by using and developing new tools we are committed to creating next gen applications for fairer content revenue distribution and superior user experiences.


Our app is a request based live streaming app and has been dubbed the Uber for live streaming! Utilising micropayments the platform incentivises all parties through an innovative revenue distribution model for content.


About the team


The founding team has 4 co-founders. We have a good mix of creative and technical skills, as well as boasting significant experience of working within technology startups.


We have already gained some awards and recognition as a team namely:


  • UCL x Ripple Hackathon Winners

  • Future of Blockchain Hackathon: Near Protocol UX Challenge Winners

  • Member of UCL CBT Industry Alliance

  • Conception X Cohort III

  • ThunderCore x Encode Club Cohort


So you'll be joining something exciting with momentum!


Company culture


We might be a scrappy startup, but we have important values and they should resonate:


  • A new day. New ideas. A new you.

  • Be grateful for the opportunity

  • Celebrate every single win

  • Deliberate cautiously, act decisively

  • Do common things uncommonly well

  • Remember the endgame

  • Show up every time

  • Take care of colleagues, customers and the world


Role info


  • Pre seed - perfect timing to get in on the ground floor and take real ownership of your career

  • Fun team and fulfilling projects to really get your teeth into - see your work have a real, direct impact on the company and the emerging web 3.0 industry

  • Salary, equity, perks - package negotiated after a successful 3-month probationary period

  • Remote working - tailor your schedule to your needs and preferences


What we are looking for


We are looking for mostly technical skills as per below, however if you think you could add something we would be pleased to hear from you!


The following skills or experience are our priorities:


  • Vue JS experience or willing to learn

  • Node JS experience or willing to learn


Live video streaming experience or similar production environment:


  • Understanding of video technologies including: encoding, compression, streaming, formats, bit-rates, multicasting.

  • Understanding of HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), MPEG Dash specification, RTMP and RTSP

  • Understanding of video codecs such as H.264/AVC and H.265/HEVC

  • Understanding of systems for over-the-top (OTT) delivery

  • Appreciation for Digital Rights Management (DRM) solutions (e.g. Marlin, CENC, FairPlay)

  • Experience of encoding hardware / software, i.e. ffmpeg, Harmonic, Elemental


Blockchain:


  • Interledger JS experience or willing to learn

  • Rust / Solidity Smart Contract experience or willing to learn


Design:


  • UI/UX experience including HTML + CSS skills


Equally important is being a complementary fit into the team.


Interpersonal:


  • Motivated - you will be in frequent communication with your teammates, but the ability to work autonomously is key

  • Flexible - expect lots to change as we navigate uncharted waters, we approach every challenge with an open mind

  • Active listener - allow the speaker to fully engage, but always willing to put your own ideas forward

  • Teamwork - not afraid to chip in and get involved in anything to help the progress of the company

  • Responsible - take ownership and acts in the best interests of the company & its values

  • Dependable - consistent in your approach and a reliable pair of hands under pressure is of the utmost importance for us as we move quickly


Register your interest


To express your interest in Vivid IoV Labs, please email us at: info@vividiov.com


Make sure to include the following details to help us get to know you, the more information the better:


  • CV

  • Links to any relevant profiles or websites (GitHub, LinkedIn, Twitter...)

  • Examples of projects and previous work

  • Details of any references


Privacy


Any personal information provided to Vivid IoV Labs is handled in accordance with our privacy policy: https://www.vividiov.com/privacy


Equal Opportunities


Vivid IoV Labs Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We view our employees and subcontractors as our most valuable asset and seek to conduct business in an atmosphere of mutual respect and professionalism.


It is our policy to extend equal employment and advancement opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, religion, colour, origin, citizenship, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age or disability.


Please note that we are not accepting any enquiries from agencies



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VIVID IOV LABS LTD IS A COMPANY REGISTERED IN ENGLAND AND WALES WITH COMPANY NUMBER 12452820