Lead Rich Media Ad Developer

Joystick Interactive


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We are looking for you!

Have you always dreamed of joining a team of quirky, smart, funny, pizza lovers? Then you might be our next Lead Display Ad Developer! But what will you do? You will work closely with our producers, designers, and other developers to create innovative and exciting digital products.

Please read and consider the responsibilities and qualifications thoroughly before applying.


We are looking for an experienced Display Ad Developer to join our New York team. You’ll be working with our producers and design team to concept, design, and implement creative for brands, other agencies, publishers and technology providers. 

Please read and consider the responsibilities and qualifications thoroughly before applying.

Job Qualifications:

  • Expert in Javascript, HTML5, and CSS

  • Experience in Ad building platforms (DoubleClick, Sizmek, Celtra, etc)

  • Strong Javascript and CSS3 Animation chops

  • Wild about Responsive Design

  • Knowledge of digital advertising technology (Desktop and Mobile)

  • Knowledge of available front end and back end frameworks and web dev tools

  • Experience with Git or other version control

  • A passion for learning and using emerging technologies (WegGL, Web Audio API, Unity3D)

  • Familiarity with various APIs like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google Maps. G+, etc.

  • Some familiarity with either PHP, Python, Rails or Node.js

  • Wants to have a job that they are passionate about wants to push the limits of what has been done on the web.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Prior experience within an Agency environment.

A Strong Preference will be given to Developers who have:

  • Competent design skills on top of being a killer coder

  • A proven passion for coding, and solving problems

  • Personal projects that they developed in their own free time

  • Contributed code to an open source project

  • Contributed to a development community

  • Self motivated and Independent Learners

About Us:

Joystick Interactive is a digital, creative agency with a strong focus on rich media and online advertising. We work with some of the world's biggest brands and have a solid reputation in the industry by working with brands directly as well as through agencies, publishers and technology providers. With offices in New York, Los Angeles, and London we are expanding our team to keep up with increased demand. As you can see from our website, we have a wide range of capabilities and play different roles to different clients. We are looking for people who are interested in growing with the company across both our New York and Los Angeles-based teams. These are great opportunities for anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit who is looking to grow with an independently owned company.



  • 3-5 years of experience building HTML5 banners or digital agency experience

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience managing people

  • Track record of leadership, coaching and mentoring abilities


  • This is a full-time opportunity

  • Health, dental and vision insurance

  • 401k

  • Potential for this position to be remote, but candidate must be willing to work New York hours.

Please send the following to apply for the position:

  • Cover letter explaining why you are qualified and feel that this position is a good fit for you

  • Portfolio with examples of your banner work