Big Couch Ltd

Big Couch aims to be the future of Blockchain in the entertainment industry by transforming the way in which productions can collect and distribute revenue for film and digital content by using the FilmChain platform. The platform is operating on the Ethereum Blockchain to increase transparency in the film and digital industries. The team has established a unique position in the past 4 years, helping to co-finance films with the BFI and award-winning producers and directors. We have the know-how but also the tech to back us up and we are rapidly becoming a leading global blockchain company innovating in the creative industries. Big Couch is backed by Innovate UK and is working closely with the brightest minds from Imperial College London, and so could you!

Big Couch Ltd London, UK/Remote
May 24, 2018
Who we are: The FilmChain ( ) platform is the transformational way to collect and allocate revenues for film and digital content. FilmChain is operating on the Ethereum Blockchain in order to increase transparency in the film and digital industries. Responsibilities:  You will lead a small development team, with some team members in London and some working remotely. We are willing to allow the right candidate to work remotely for the first few months with intent of relocating to London in the future.   You will run technical planning sessions with the other developers, product lead and designer, and break requirements down into tasks and estimate duration of the work. You’ll ensure that the team writes high quality, maintainable and well-tested code. Some of the development team are students, and they will require extra guidance and mentoring from you, in how to work productively in a team and in learning technologies that they are not familiar with. While you will be primarily responsible for the back-end development in Node.js, you will also be expected to contribute to all parts of the system, including the web-based user interface, and Ethereum smart contracts. Required Skills and Experience:  6y+ dev experience   Recent experience as a dev team lead   2y+ experience building web applications with Node.js   Front-end dev experience using React or Angular   An interest in Blockchain technologies   Experience planning a project from the start and making high-level architectural decisions   Experience managing an Amazon EC2 instance or similar Optional Experience (this is not required but would be useful to have):  Ethereum/Solidity dev experience   Contributions to blockchain-related open source projects Experience working at startups as the main developer Experience working with a remote team Experience setting up builds on Bamboo (or similar CI tool) Values:  Be transparent to build trust Positive Impact Innovative Ethical behaviour Evolving & Adaptable We want to hear from you! If you feel like you have the experience and drive to help our small but growing team achieve their vision then don't hesitate to get in touch at Want to know more about us? Feel free to follow the links below and find out more about what we do!   Thanks for reading, Team Big Couch