Jan 4, 2009

Elisa Job Offer

Elisa is entering in a new growing phase and they are looking for talented engineers to join their team. Several positions are open. Read the full news for details.

Elisa is an open source cross-platform media center connecting the Internet to an all-in-one media player. It features an intuitive interface with a professional look and feel which can be easily used with a standard TV remote control.

Job offer: python engineer UI orientated, backend or web developement.

Elisa is a free and open source media center working on Windows and Linux. The goal of the project is to provide software that lets the user enjoy their multimedia content in an easy and user-friendly way, on a television or on a computer monitor. It organizes the media collection and gives rapid access to watching videos, pictures, and listening to music while simultaneously interacting with contextual information and services. Elisa features a very animated, interactive user interface whose success depends on good usability and aesthetics.

On the technical side it relies on 3D hardware acceleration to provide inexpensive and fluid user experience. Although Elisa is written in Python it uses a handful of base libraries written in C, such as GStreamer for media playback, Pigment, its graphical engine, which in turn uses OpenGL to take advantage of the graphical hardware.

Elisa has been in development for over 2 years and is close to its first stable release. The company will enter a new growing phase, and we are looking for talented engineers to help us become a leader in media experience.

Motivation and a genuine will to create a usable and useful piece of software for everyone are the keys for a successful applicant. Severals positions are opened :

UI development:
* Build an innovative user interface with OpenGL
* Create new 3D effects and visualization mode

Web development:
* Manage the software and the community website
* Build web services to improve Elisa
* Build internal procedure and company intranet with the management

Core and plugins integration :
* Add new services to Elisa
* Help contributors to create and integrate new plugins in Elisa
* Work on Elisa's core

Our internal organization creates opportunity to change from a position to another during the development process. The working language is English.

Please send your resume to: lionel@fluendo.com

source: http://elisa.fluendo.com/news/31/

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