Senior Front End Web Developer (Web Gaming)

Job Type:
Sofia, Bulgaria

The role: Senior Front End Web Developer (Web Gaming)

We are looking for a Senior Front End Web Developer (Web Gaming) to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Bulgaria service office.

Why we need you: -

Stars Technologies Services is looking for a Senior Front End Web Developer experienced in building interactive web and mobile games to join our Marketing Technologies MiniGames team. We are looking for an individual skilled in pure JavaScript development (using HTML5 / JS ES6+ technologies). The ideal candidate would bring a strong work ethic to the position, incorporating both visual and technical excellence and a performance driven mentality.

You’ll build games following good coding practices with in-depth understanding of JS engine performance. You’ll assist in defining software architecture collaborating with leads to explore existing systems, determining areas of complexity and potential risks to successful implementation; learning applications’ capabilities. You’ll translate designs and style guides provided by the UI/UX team into functional applications, ensuring cross-browser compatibility and best performance. You’ll perform general system administration tasks in various development environments.

Who are we looking for: -

You have minimum 5 years of relevant experience. You are well versed in software engineering principles, frameworks and technologies, game development. You are highly skilled at front-end engineering using pure JavaScript to build large-scale applications in an enterprise environment. You have experience in:

–   developing game UI and code on different browsers and screen sizes

–   game development using HTML5 and JavaScript

You have good understanding of OOP in JS and you are familiar with parallel development team environment and version control software (GIT) You have strong communication skills in English both verbal and written. You have Bachelor's Degree in one of: Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics.

As the ideal candidate, you will have: -

As an ideal candidate you`ll have basic knowledge of C++ programming language and some experience with Cocos2d-js or Phaser.js.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so whilst we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus. In addition, we provide advice and financial relocation assistance to those moving to Bulgaria.

We offer health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address). In addition, you are entitled to a personal allowance interest which encourages our employees to upskill themselves or pursuit a hobby. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting 1000 BGN upon the birth of a child.

Our in-house training and development team deliver fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office there is always free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks. In addition, we contribute a certain amount to the transportation and lunch expenses of our employees.

Our employees can always enrol to our sports program, and in terms of relaxation we have a playroom, including a PlayStation and a pool table. Our social team organise great events; including our sensational summer and Christmas parties.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry-leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies.  This role is in the Group’s Bulgaria service office in the Web Gaming department.