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AcuityAds is a fast-growing, publicly-listed technology company in the dynamic environment of programmatic marketing.

Founded in 2009, AcuityAds has achieved enormous growth and recognition. Thanks to our hardworking employees we have ranked on Deloitte’s Fast 50 and Fast 500 lists 3 years in a row.

SO WHY CHOOSE US?

At AcuityAds, a modern corporate culture combines with rewarding challenges where your impact will be clear for all to see. In addition to competitive salaries and benefits, we keep our employees well-fed with snacks, beverages and weekly team lunches. We also have multiple company events during the year to encourage team building. Other benefits such as employee recognition and financial wellness programs contribute to our great working environment. Our Acuitian way embraces Customer Service, Respect, a “Can-Do” attitude, Innovation, and Fun.

SOUND GOOD? JOIN US!

We are always on the lookout for great new talent, if you are interested in joining Acuity please send us your resume and cover letter. See below for available positions.

About AcuityAds:

AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with their most meaningful audiences through digital media. A Self-Serve programmatic marketing platform, powered by proprietary machine learning technology, is at the core of its business, accompanied by a patented solution for mobile targeting that leverages social data. Acuity empowers marketers by offering transparency on costs and brand safety, and real-time reporting and analytics, bringing accountability to programmatic advertising to deliver business results. Founded in 2009, AcuityAds has achieved enormous growth and recognition. Thanks to our hardworking employees, we have ranked on Deloitte’s Fast 50 and Fast 500 lists 2 years in a row. AcuityAds is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with sales offices in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Europe. For more information, visit AcuityAds.com .

Working at AcuityAds:

Picture this: a modern corporate culture intersects with state of the art technology in the fastest growing industry in the online advertising world.

We don’t just offer competitive salaries and benefits, at AcuityAds, we value the health and happiness of our employees from a holistic perspective. Our corporate wellness efforts span from an in-house registered massage therapy service, to weekly catered lunches, a fully stocked and functioning kitchen, team gatherings, and more. We offer structured employee recognition awards and financial wellness programs.

This is the perfect time to join our team. You have the amazing opportunity to make an impact in a big way in a company that is poised for growth.

Acuitians are passionate in all that they do. The Acuitian Way is built on five core values:

  1. Customer Service: We provide superior customer service to all those who we interact with.
  2. Respect: We respect all individuals and businesses.
  3. “Can-Do” Attitude: We exhibit a can-do attitude and always strive to say “yes.”
  4. Innovation: We push the limits of innovation and automation.
  5. Fun: We understand our enthusiasm is part of a fun and thriving workplace.

Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of systems required to build, test and deploy software into different environments
  • Design and enhance processes to ensure builds are fast and automated
  • Facilitate in cross-team processes to ensure smooth transition of production releases
  • Define and collect related metrics
  • Work with other teams to incorporate their components into the overall build process (ie QA automation)

Skills & Experience:

  • University education in related field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in similar roles
  • Experience working in a fast pace agile development environment
  • Experience in wide range of version control, build automation tools, continuous integration tools (ie. Gradle, Jenkins, Bamboo)
  • Strong knowledge in Git, including branch, merge, rebase and conflict resolution
  • Have passion to strive for business end goal of continuous delivery

AcuityAds is a technology company that enables marketers to connect intelligently with their most meaningful audiences through digital media. A Self-Serve programmatic marketing platform, powered by proprietary machine learning technology, is at the core of its business, accompanied by a patented solution for mobile targeting that leverages social data. Acuity empowers marketers by offering transparency on costs and brand safety, and real-time reporting and analytics, bringing accountability to programmatic advertising to deliver business results. Founded in 2009, AcuityAds has achieved enormous growth and recognition. Thanks to our hardworking employees, we have ranked on Deloitte’s Fast 50 and Fast 500 lists 2 years in a row. AcuityAds is headquartered in Toronto, Canada with sales offices in New York City, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Vancouver, Calgary, Montreal and Europe. For more information, visit AcuityAds.com.

Working at AcuityAds :

Picture this: a modern corporate culture intersects with state of the art technology in the fastest growing industry in the online advertising world.

We don’t just offer competitive salaries and benefits, at AcuityAds, we value the health and happiness of our employees from a holistic perspective. Our corporate wellness efforts span from an in-house registered massage therapy service, to weekly catered lunches, a fully stocked and functioning kitchen, team gatherings, and more. We offer structured employee recognition awards and financial wellness programs.

This is the perfect time to join our team. You have the amazing opportunity to make an impact in a big way in a company that is poised for growth.

Acuitians are passionate in all that they do. The Acuitian Way is built on five core values:

  1. Customer Service: We provide superior customer service to all those who we interact with.
  2. Respect: We respect all individuals and businesses.
  3. “Can-Do” Attitude: We exhibit a can-do attitude and always strive to say “yes.”
  4. Innovation: We push the limits of innovation and automation.
  5. Fun: We understand our enthusiasm is part of a fun and thriving workplace.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Product Management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience.
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback, including:
  • Conducting user tests
  • Face-to-face interviews
  • Field research
  • Creating user personas
  • Studying detailed analytics
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks.
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and interactive prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders.
  • Create responsive user interfaces for a variety of devices, utilizing cutting edge technologies and visuals.
  • Create modular design for scalability.
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.

Skills

  • Proven UX & UI experience
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Experience working with Twitter Bootstrap & Responsive design
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related (ideal)
  • js, HighCharts, other visualization tools (ideal)

Requirements

  • 4+ years working in UX/UI field.
  • Experience in product development.
  • A grasp of modern web and mobile technologies and their limitations, including HTML, CSS, Javascript and a willingness to learn.
  • A desire to define a consistent look and feel for our industry-leading product.
  • An understanding of conducting user research and usability testing techniques.

If you are interested in joining AcuityAds, please send us your resume and cover letter. We thank you for your interest!

AcuityAds is a fast growing company in the innovative online advertising industry that combines our cutting edge real-time bidding platform with our industry leading machine learning algorithm. The result is the ability to help advertisers deliver the right ads to the right consumers for the right price.

This is not an ordinary position, real time bidding of 55 BILLION requests a day is unique and requires special talent. We are looking for professionals that love technology, appreciate the business needs and pick up new technologies fast. We are challenged by billions of transactions per day, all while ensuring our infrastructure has 100% up-time through re-balancing and fault-tolerance.

AcuityAds is looking for energetic developers who enjoy working on various unique projects and are capable of delivering results in an agile and demanding environment due to growth. We are constantly growing our department with out-of-the-box thinkers.

Our Technology

  • Application developed in Core Java
  • Supports billions of transactions per day• High performance, low latency requirements
  • Distributed systems and data centers• Big Data implementation (noSQL, Kafka, Storm, Spark, ignite,Hadoop)
  • Linux, Java and MySQL

Requirements

  • Independent, curious, driven with a strong will to succeed, team player
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and under tight deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and a high achievement and learning orientation
  • An appreciation for technical alternatives and knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in development in Java and Design Patterns
  • Experience in multithreading is an asset
  • Adverisment industry knowledge is an asset
  • Knowledge of Spring is an asset
  • Extensive knowledge of SQL
  • Experience in large volume systems is an asset
  • Tomcat/Linux/MySQL Experience
  • Well-developed English communication skills