Front End Developer

Navigator Games

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Full time

Oct 1

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Navigator Games is a successful Vancouver-based RPG Studio founded on the values of excellence, respect, ownership, collaboration and fun. If you are passionate about mobile gaming, and enjoy working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment, we want to hear from you!

The Engineering team is responsible for establishing a culture of quality by refining and enforcing quality standards and processes.The Front End Developer has a passion for solving complex software problems and has a keen eye for developing strategies to continuously improve game performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, code, test, debug and document high quality software
  • Build and maintain complex systems written in Javascript. We predominantly build front ends using both React/Redux and AngularJS
  • Contribute to the maintenance and optimization of existing products as required
  • Work with the development team to schedule and estimate tasks, identify high risk items, prioritize dependencies and flag problems as they arise
  • Ensure all code created is robust, maintainable, and meets or exceeds established coding standards/conventions
  • Identify and communicate technical problems or limitations with a solution-oriented approach
  • Ramp up quickly on new technologies and engines as required by a particular project.
  • Excellent understanding of software engineering principles and problem solving techniques
  • Work closely with producers, artists, designers and other programmers in a highly collaborative and agile environment
  • Build and support tools that improve the workflows of artists, designers, and other programmers.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer systems engineering, software engineering or mathematics
  • 3+ Years of industry experience in development
  • Unity Game development (at least one game shipped using Unity is preferred)
  • Understanding of how to live operate mobile games is an asset
  • Previous experience working with one or more of the following languages/technologies/platforms: C#, C++, Objective C, ActionScript, Java, Javascript, mySQL, PHP, iOS, Android, or Facebook APIs.
  • Highly motivated, self starting personality
  • Familiarity with React and Webpack, bonus experience with Angular and ReactNative
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative fast-paced team environment
  • Experience working in an Agile environment

At Navigator Games, we pride ourselves on creating a dynamic and supportive space for all We are committed to promoting equal employment opportunities.

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Navigator Games

We are experts at building and operating high quality RPGs with a principal focus on brand authenticity with AAA blockbuster music, comic and movie fr...

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