Rik Brown

Software Development Engineer at Amazon in Seattle. I've come from London to Seattle, bringing expertise in developing innovative, effective APIs supporting digital video rights management, playback and client devices for Amazon Instant Video.


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Amazon Kindle Fire HD Videos

I worked closely between Seattle and London in integrating LOVEFiLM on the new Kindle Fire HD. I was intimately involved in developing and integrating the APIs/platform behind the Videos app in the UK and Germany, then supporting ongoing post-launch improvements to the device.

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Software developer on the LOVEFiLM Instant HD project, adding HD support to the LOVEFiLM platform, including development work to ensure correct delivery of the appropriate HD releases to devices, particularly the website, and integrating HD stickering across product images.

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Heart Internet VPS

I led the development team of Heart Internet's VPS product, responsible for both the front-end UI (jQuery) and back-end platform (Perl). The product was extremely successful and has since been adopted by their sister company, 123-Reg, for their VPS product.

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