114 day(s) ago

Lead H5 Game Developer vacancy at Oooh

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Russia, Eastern Europe, Western Europe, United States, Canada, United Kingdom
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Oooh

Oooh is a team of 26 who have built some of the biggest global phenomenons in media and games. We have come together with a moonshot mission to build a smarter and healthier next-gen digital platform focused on younger audiences. And, one that’s way more fun. We are backed by an incredible group of Silicon Valley and Los Angeles-based investors, founders, product and technology leaders and entertainment moguls—all of whom feel personally connected to our purpose. That’s about all we can say here :)

General overview of the role

Oooh is looking for a HTML 5 Game Developer to join our team! Working remotely OR from either our Los Angeles or Kelowna, British Columbia Canada offices, you’ll be the first dedicated internal developer working on a large portfolio of very unique game and interactive entertainment applications. This role won’t only be responsible for Oooh’s internal projects, but will also be supporting a large number of external development teams all over the world by providing scalable and modular code that can be used across projects.

Ideally you’ve developed a number of HTML 5 games and/or web applications from the ground up, and are an expert on web technology standards, trends and tooling. Without this specific past experience and without a passion for games, you probably won’t be successful in this first role, but there will be plenty of opportunities for other positions shortly. So stay tuned!

Responsibilities

Lead programming of new HTML 5 games and web applications that meet Oooh’s standards of quality
Modify existing applications with new features or bug fixes while defining best in class code style and architecture
Develop using Oooh’s Java SDK and provide feedback on technical improvements
Stay current on evolving web technology standards and trends, and actively employ best practices to the codebase
Write adaptable code that can work on all supported platforms, devices, screen resolutions, and screen orientations
Work with producers to estimate development timelines and plan milestones
Work with designers and artists to implement and iterate on UI/UX
Work in rapid iteration, producing quick and polished playable builds

Requirements

3+ years of professional experience working in HTML 5 development
Expert in modern HTML/CSS/Java/Type, ES6/ESNext and Java-centric tooling including building, linting, and documentation generation
Existing portfolio of shipped HTML 5 games or complex java web applications with you as the lead developer
Possess a keen eye for visuals and know how to execute animations / UI (game) feel
Experience building reusable components and front-end libraries to speed development and maintain consistency
Experience with WebGL and Web Audio a plus
HTML5 game engines and 2D / 3D canvas libraries such as PlayCanvas, Construct, CreateJS, Three.js, PixiJS, Phaser, or Facebook Instant Games SDK a plus
Experience with AR/XR real-time rendering platforms such as ARCore, ARKit, Lens Studio or Spark AR a plus
Game design, and general nerdiness about game mechanics a massive plus
Locked-in dependence on a single technology stack a minus

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