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Lead JavaScript Developer with Pixi.JS

  • Full Time
  • Derby
  • £58000 - £60000 per annum GBP / Year

Overview:

Join our team as the Lead JavaScript Developer in our Interactive Game Development department. You will lead a small team, shaping the technical aspects of our software development projects. We are looking for a natural leader who can inspire innovation and ensure the delivery of high-quality games.

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Leadership: Guide the development team with technical expertise.
  • Architectural Support: Contribute to game design and architecture.
  • Coding and Development: Lead by example in coding tasks.
  • Code Review: Maintain high-quality code through regular reviews.
  • Adherence to Standards: Ensure coding standards and best practices are followed.
  • Team Collaboration: Foster a positive and collaborative team culture.
  • Mentoring: Support the professional growth of junior developers.
  • Problem Solving: Assist the team in overcoming technical challenges.
  • Risk Management: Identify and mitigate technical risks.
  • Performance Monitoring: Monitor team performance and address concerns.
  • Testing and Quality Assurance: Collaborate with QA teams for comprehensive testing.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of game development experience.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and Pixi.JS.
  • Prior leadership or senior developer experience.
  • Strong knowledge of game development principles.
  • Familiarity with version control systems and agile methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and communication abilities.
  • Passion for gaming and understanding of player preferences.

Beneficial Experience:

  • Experience in the online gaming / i-gaming industry.
  • Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Knowledge of video encoding and live streaming technologies.

Rewards:

  • Salary: £60,000
  • Holidays: Minimum 25 days statutory holiday per year.
  • Pension: Defined Contribution pension plan.
  • Life Assurance: Coverage from day one.
  • Shares: Opportunity for discounted Employee Stock Purchase Plans.
  • Enhanced Family Leave: Maternity, Shared Parental, Adoption, and Paternity leave.
  • Salary Sacrifice: Tax and National Insurance savings.
  • Recognition: Inspiration Awards and quarterly prizes.
  • Health & Well-being: Private health care savings and Employee Assistance Program.
  • Social: Company-funded events and activities.
  • Flexible & Hybrid Working: Work-life balance and autonomy.
  • Birthday Leave: Day off during your birthday month.
  • Annual Leave Buy and Sell: Buy and sell up to five days of holiday each year.
  • Employee Discounts: Access to a range of discounts on attractions, shopping, and more.

Join us and be part of a dynamic team shaping the future of interactive gaming! Apply now.

To apply for this job please visit www.aplitrak.com.

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