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Voodoo

Senior Backend Developer - Casual games

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Voodoo
🇨🇦 Montréal, QC

Voodoo is a Tech company that creates and publishes hyper-casual and casual mobile games for a wide audience. It is the worldwide leader in the mobile game market through snackable, innovative and creative content combining data and new technologies. The company raised $200M in 2018 and we have been certified a Great Place to Work 2020.

More recently, Tencent has become a minority stakeholder in Voodoo, with a role in framing our strategy to dominate the Asia Pacific region.

#1 worldwide in mobile game downloads, and regularly at the top of the App Store rankings, our games have about 300 million monthly active users and more than 3.7 billion downloads since our creation.

Voodoo is one of the most impressive examples of hypergrowth in the ecosystem, having multiplied its turnover by 5 over the past few years.

With more than 300 employees around the world, we are hereby inviting you to join an ambitious, innovative and international company!

What is Voodoo’s Culture all about?

We recruit passionate and creative profiles, who combine data and new technologies to disrupt the mobile market. Driven by a test-and-learn culture, we welcome wonderfully talented people wishing to undertake and manage unique, ambitious and challenging projects.

Before applying, you need to know that the company’s Culture is very important to us. Our employees evolve within an environment designed to be a centre for fulfillment.

Daily life at Voodoo is characterised by numerous events throughout the year that allow you to feel fully integrated into the team and get involved in creative and innovative projects.

Among them: onboarding programs, our annual global summit, other company-wide events, hackathons, game jams, wellness events and more.

What will be your main challenges?

We are looking for a talented Game Developer with a good understanding of the casual mobile game market to help the team deliver fun, innovative, and entertaining games! Come and create inspiring and attractive assets! You will be in charge of producing the main gameplay (controls, camera, movement) as well as the game features and the menus.

Join a great team and create more prototypes, faster than ever before!

  • Create innovative hit games.
  • Write robust code to be used by millions of users.
  • Deconstruct, analyse and adapt mobile games mechanics.
  • Support and contribute new ideas to game features.

With this role, get a strong impact by contributing daily to important decisions with a senior, multidisciplinary team of passionate and talented people. Thanks to your creativity and your team work, let’s entertain millions of people with your hit games!

What is your team about?

Our casual team mission is to deliver a fresh and unique mobile experience on the market for the casual audience, by identifying and creating our own segment where, with Voodoo’s expertise, we can be the leaders.

Join a great small, helpful, and creative team passionate about mobile gaming!

Work closely with several experts: game designers, developers and product managers to maximise efficient prototyping, making people enjoy our games so much that they won’t be able to stop playing!

What do we expect?

  • You have creative and hacker mindset
  • You have at least 3 years of professional experience on Unity or other game engines
  • You have good sense of gameplay experience, and special attention to details
  • You are familiar with optimisation issues
  • You speak and write English
  • Track record with successful mobile games
  • Professional game development experience

What do we offer for this role?

Competitive salary (of course) ⧫ Bonus ⧫ Free shares ⧫ Remote days ⧫ Catered lunch ⧫ Wellness activities ⧫ Hackathon ⧫ Seminars ⧫ Global Summit

The salary will depend on the experience and skills a candidate brings to the position. The Voodoo Career Path is available for all employees, with management and expert tracks outlining the transparent salary ranges available to all our employees.

What is our recruitment process?

Our recruitment process typically includes a call with our recruitment team, as well as interviews with your future manager and team members focusing on job fit.

We will focus on your soft skills through values fit interview that will determine if your values are compatible with ours.

Our CEO is very much involved in the recruitment process, that is why on occasion he will also meet candidates as a last step.

Lastly, our test and case studies culture is an integral part of the recruitment process and will feature at some point in your process.

Does this sound like it was written with you in mind? Excellent! Put in your application and let’s discuss the possibilities!