By Samir Jafferali, Principal Systems Engineer

DNS (Domain Name System) is one of the most critical services at Hulu. Back in 2015, we published a blog post about our DNS infrastructure, which I highly recommend reading if you haven’t already. …

Hulu designer spotlight feature on design manager, Theo Robinson. Man with hat, sitting and smiling off into the distance.

Every so often, we pass the mic to a member of our Product Design team. What inspires them, what are they watching, a new band they love, a book they can’t put down — it’s all fair game. This month, we’re spotlighting proud plant parent & Marvel-fan, Theo Robinson.

What…

Every so often, we pass the mic to a member of our Product Design team. What inspires them, what are they watching, a new band they love, a book they can’t put down — it’s all fair game. …

By Billie Sue Chafins, VP, Software Development and Nick Brookins, VP, Software Development

This July, Hulu’s U.S.-based tech team held its seventh annual — and first completely virtual — Hackathon. …

Designing for the Living Room

by Dru Sidle, Principal Product Designer

You finish working a long day and you badly need a break, a respite from balancing several projects all with end-of-the-week deadlines. You could go for a jog or clean up around your place, but neither would give you the pause for your mind…

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Hello! Welcome to Hulu Product Design.

Who we are

We’re a group of designers, researchers, writers, and more who work on how people experience Hulu. We strive to bring that vision to life in a way that feels inspired, refined, and even magical. Above all, we aim to create meaningful relationships that bring people closer to their favorite content.

What you’ll find here

We want to give you regular peeks into how we design for the entertainment space and the unique challenges that we face. We want to connect, inform, and inspire through content written by designers, writers, and researchers at Hulu.

This only works if you’re curious too.

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The Behind the Scenes series is a collection of posts and videos designed to give you a peek at the inner workings of the Hulu tech team and introduce you to the men and women who build the systems that bring TV to the internet.

Name: Darshana Umakanth

Title: Senior…

By Sean Barag, Senior Software Developer

For fans of: programming languages, javascript, typescript, coffeescript

It’s been a while since we’ve talked about our Living Room application on this blog, but that’s because big things have been happening! Last year, Kirk Yoder described how a unified runtime allows Hulu to deploy…

By Han Nie, Associate Technical Program Manager

At the 2019 Hulu Beijing Hackathon, 140 Hulugans tinkered away for more than 30 hours on 27 innovative projects. During this event, we were showered with various intriguing ideas, ranging from an auto-piloted aircraft to an app that automatically takes selfies.

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by Joe Bentley, SVP of Engineering and Rafael Soltanovich, VP of Software Development

This summer, Hulu’s tech team held its annual Hackathon in Santa Monica and Seattle. More than 100 Hulugans and interns spent 48 hours designing and coding 40 projects that pushed creative and technical boundaries.

In the spirit…

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