Senior Front-end Web Developer, Platform careers in Fortis Games EMEA

  • Full Time
  • EMEA

Website Fortis Games

This Job Listing is about Fortis Games in EMEA 2022

About the job

Who we are

At Fortis Games we aspire to make great games that bring people together while redefining how game companies work. We believe in building a sense of belonging through our games, their

communities, and how we operate and treat each other. Through our game communities, we will create powerful connections and lasting memories. We will foster a culture of diversity, equity and belonging where together our diverse skills, experiences and background impact the games we make.

We are an early but mighty organization with a leadership team of game industry veterans. There are many opportunities for you to have a big impact on the products we’ll be making as well as the overall direction of the company. If you’re passionate about tackling difficult problems with direct and thoughtful communication and team first mentality, we may be the right place for you.

About the role (the mission, why this role exists, the thing you do over and over again)

The Senior Front-end Web Developer will help us develop and operate the next generation of party games for interactive play over video conferencing and popular streaming-video platforms.

What you’ll achieve (outcomes vs what people will do)

  • Develop and maintain front-end software for our online gaming platform, which will enable our customers to connect and play games with others over video conferencing
  • Work with game-client software engineers, producers and game designers to design and develop client-side SDKs in support of integrating our games with the web platform
  • Work with back-end software engineers to implement APIs for server-dependent features
  • Instrument, profile, and analyze client code to identify and fix complex bugs and performance issues
  • Produce technical design documentation to explain and educate stakeholders and fellow engineers about software design decisions and principles
  • Triage and fix high-impact issues that arise working in a live environment

What you’ll need to be successful (competencies)

  • 5+ years of front-end web development experience
  • Extensive familiarity with JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML and CSS
  • Prior experience developing and deploying complex, responsive web applications across popular PC and mobile web browsers
  • Ability to solicit and incorporate feedback in an iterative prototyping process
  • Ability to work on a team with other engineers, designers, and developers
  • Bonus! Familiarity with the Unity game engine, with commonly-used web application frameworks, such as React, with video conferencing on the web over e.g. WebRTC, with building integrations with streaming video platforms such as Twitch and YouTube, with distributed source control, particularly Git
  • Bonus! Experience making and distributing web-based games. Experience supporting live services, particularly in games

Why join us

There are many reasons to join us, but here are a few:

  • We strongly believe we are changing how games studios operate and at the core of what we do is making great games that create a connected community
  • Culture of diversity and inclusion and support to all team members
  • Work with some of the industry’s coolest people who have designed and launched the best games in the world

Fortis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,

gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Company: Fortis Games

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location:  EMEA

Application Deadline: N/A

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