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Jam City

Senior Web Developer (Gaming)

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Jam City
🇨🇦 Toronto, ON

As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent for our talent team in Toronto. We’re on the hunt for innovators who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative and thrive in a fast-paced environment.

PERKS & BENEFITS

  • Unlimited Vacation*
  • Employer Paid Benefits*
  • Parental leave and Kin care*
  • RRSP Matching*
  • Company Events such as movie night, trivia, game shows & more…
  • Device Allowance, Professional Development Allowance, App Allowance & More!*
  • *Only applies to full-time positions.

We are looking for a talented Senior Game Developer (Web) to join our dynamic engineering team to create Web based games involving NFT technologies within our Toronto-based studio. You will have the opportunity to work with some of our industry’s most talented individuals, while helping us build the foundation for our existing and new games.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build, and ship the most impactful features in web products.
  • Work with external vendors to establish and enforce good architectural standards.
  • Collaborate with our central technology team to create game services to help support blockchain backed game creation.
  • Ship exceptional user experiences and establish clear definitions of quality.
  • Build accessible, responsive, and performant user experiences.
  • Pragmatic approach to ensure the user experience is optimized to eliminate all pain for our customers.
  • Apply your clear understanding of best practices for technologies similar to React, Redux, or web3.js development with proactive involvement in pair programming sessions.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Expertise with front and back end build pipeline tools, such as gulp, sass, typescript, javascript minifiers, source maps, or similar.
  • Proven experience working with large, long lived backend code bases, with a focus on sustainable patterns.
  • High level of fluency with and experience using technologies and frameworks like (but not limited to) these languages - REST, GraphQL, Java/JEE, Node.js, Javascript, React or React Native - or deep experience with relevant transferable technologies.
  • Fluency in Java Spring and/or Vert.x for service application frameworks, kafka, docker, maven and/or gradle, and a wide range of databases and caches such as redis, dynamodb, cassandra, or similar.
  • A passion for efficiency and collaboration, with a history of establishing great relationships across UX, Product Management, Product Marketing, Data, and SEO teams distributed across multiple time zones.

NICE TO HAVE

  • Previously worked on branded IP titles/games.
  • Experience working directly with Solana, Ethereum or Blockchain tech.

CHECK OUT LIFE AS A JAM CITIZEN:

  • Company news and events on our LinkedIn
  • Company Blog
  • Employee Feedback on our Comparably page
  • Find videos on our teams and games on our Youtube

OUR COMMITMENT TO EQUITY, DIVERSITY, & INCLUSION

We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more.

Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

ABOUT JAM CITY

Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.