Front End Game Developer

About the Company: 

Green Jade Games are a pioneer in on-line gaming. Founded by veteran duo, Jesper Kärrbrink and Benedict McDonagh, GJG lead the march towards the future of gambling entertainment – arcade skill games for money. Headquartered in Malta, the European hub for the world’s largest operators, GJG own their own platform, licenses and have integrations into over 400 casinos, globally, and are growing fast. GJG remain an independent investor back venture.

About the Role: 

The ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and debugging responsive game clients and frameworks for the company.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain Video Game clients for the real money Casino space
  • Integrate clients with remote game servers using RESTful communication
  • Develop Javascript libraries to add various features to both in-house and third-party developed games
  • Work with art and design teams to ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Collaborate with external developers on a regular basis
  • Engage with clients to incorporate feedback into a regular build cycle
  • Perform internal cross-platform game testing

Qualifications

  • BS or higher in Computer Science or equivalent degree
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript or TypeScript, its quirks, and workarounds
  • Solid understanding of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around such issues
  • Experience with source control systems (SVN, Git)
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working on small to moderately sized engineering teams
  • A self-motivated and conscientious work ethic, and a high bar for quality of work

Nice to have

  • Experience with Phaser 3 or similar game engine and knowledge of performance optimization techniques
  • Good understanding of ReactJS
  • Knowledge of RESTful communication systems
  • Proficiency with Git / GitHub and SSH
  • Experience with Node/NPM, Webpack, Python, MySQL, Hibernate and Java
  • Significant work on one or more shipped Casino games
  • A passion for playing and developing video games
  • Experience with any kind of Game Engine like Unity, Unreal or other.
Teams: Product Development
Types: Full Time
Locations: Malta Remote

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