Front End Game Architect

Location Sliema
Job Type Permanent
Salary €55000 - €75,000
Reference 29435

We are looking for a Front End Game Architect to join our growing team in our Sliema, Malta office.

Using state-of-the-art technologies and architectural patterns, our Technical Front End Architect will influence, lead and define technical solutions that will help shape and deliver cutting edge Casino games with a significant focus on user experience, performance and maintainability.

Part of the front-end team, you will be involved in developing, problem-solving and finding ways to enhance our gaming engine based on the latest web technologies.

Responsibilities of the Position

·       The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about delivering first-class games and drive this studio to the next level of excellence. Required is an experience of deep hands-on involvement in handling technical issues to properly guide the team to excellence.

·       As a referent for the Front-end squad, provide architectural guidance, validation and implementation for our Front-end Game engine.

·       Contribute to the definition and evolution of our reference architecture through technical evaluations and POCs.

·       Coordinate the technologies used for the game engine and the games in general by cooperating with the other developers.

·       As part of this role, travelling might be required.

·       Utilise technical knowledge and experience to support the teams in troubleshooting.

·       Work closely with other developers, QA and product team.

·       Writing high-quality code and documentation.

·       Contribute to our continuous improvement and lean thinking processes.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

·       5+ years of substantial technical experience designing and implementing highly performant, maintainable and scalable frontend applications using the latest technologies

·       Proven JavaScript/TypeScript experience

·       Have worked with multiple front-end frameworks

·       Good experience with HTML5 / CSS3

·       Excellent Design Pattern knowledge

·       Structured software development and software life cycle

·       Experience using distributed version control

·       Games industry experience

·       Able to communicate perfectly in both written and spoken English.

·       Coaching ability

·       A talkative person, who can communicate clearly to a broad audience

·       Good problem- solving skills, both identifying and quickly solving them.

·       Team player with a constructive attitude

·       Passionate about web technologies and a strong desire to learn

Desirable Skills

·       Creating interactive content using Canvas and WebGL or OpenGL

·       ReactJS library

·       PixiJS library

·       Microsoft .NET C#

·       Responsive Design

·       Git & TeamCity & Octopus & JIRA

·       Experience with CI/CD

·       Experience in automated testing

·       Knowledge of Agile methodologies

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