HTML5 Game developer (Ontario, Canada)

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HTML5 Game developer (Ontario, Canada)


SOFTGAMES is the leading developer of the most popular Instant Games that became global top grossing games on Facebook and are played by millions of people around the world every day. SOFTGAMES is a remote first company and the virtual home of 100 people from all over the world. We believe in proactive, independent teams with the freedom to take initiative, challenge the status quo, and with the mission to create fun, hyper social and everlasting Instant Games.

SOFTGAMES is looking for a HTML5 Gameplay developer to build and support great Instant Games that are entertaining millions of players every month.

It's a fully-remote job, but you need to be based in Ontario area (Canada).

HTML5 Gameplay developer designs, architects, tests and implements features into our live games. Further you'll work on bringing our games to existing and upcoming Instant Game Platforms. You will collaborate with producers, artists and other game developers to share learnings and best practices.

HTML5 Gameplay developer will ship robust and high-performance code, be passionate, and act as a fount of knowledge when it comes to game development. As part of a small, experienced and dynamic team you will enjoy a creative, challenging and collaborative environment.

*Qualified applicants will be expected to complete a technical assessment.

Your role:

  • Write robust code to be used by millions of users

  • Maintain and optimise features of existing Instant Games

  • Develop and integrate different platform SDKs

  • Independently create complete solutions from scratch

  • Work on schedule, set clear goals

  • Share knowledge and help colleagues

Your profile:

  • Great passion for games!

  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience

  • Strong knowledge and experience with JavaScript (HTML5) game development and libraries (PixiJS, Phaser).

  • Knowledge of
    • TypeScript or another language with static typing

    • Profiling and optimising JavaScript/TypeScript code

    • Node.js

    • CI/CD

  • Shipped at least 2 mobile/social title, preferably on multiple platforms

  • Ability to quickly get up to speed with existing code

  • Deliver high-quality and well-structured code

  • Open-minded and keen to learn

  • Registered/based in Ontario area in Canada


SOFTGAMES offers a competitive package, including:

  • Remote first - you can Work From Home as long as you are registered in Ontario area in Canada. 

  • Flexible working hours - Structure your working hours to your needs. No crunch, no overtime!

  • Generous vacation regulation no matter where you are!

  • Home office allowance - Working from home but something is missing? We offer a budget to make your home office as productive as possible.

  • Further Training - Everyone at SOFTGAMES is offered training opportunities to strengthen their skills or learn something new!

  • Equipment - Choose between a MacBook Pro or Lenovo Laptop.

  • Meal allowances - A monthly budget is additionally granted to be spent for your lunches.

  • Wellness Benefits - Access to Virtual Yoga, Meditation, and more to stay healthy!

  • Monthly extra grant for home office electricity + internet costs.

  • Swag - Enjoy our stylish Hoodies, Bags, Mugs, etc.

  • Christmas gifts - A tradition of unique and rewarding Christmas gifts.

  • Epic company parties - Regular company parties to celebrate, including Carnival, Summer Party, Oktoberfest and Christmas Party.

  • Retreat - Every year the entire company gets together to learn, share ideas, focus on the future, and celebrate our successes. Our events in general are epic but our off-side Retreat is one of a kind.

  • Team events - We have regular Casual Fridays, virtual Game Nights, Pub Quizzes, Team lunches and much more.


SOFTGAMES is the leading instant gaming company. We develop casual, truly social games that can be played instantly across all devices. Our hypersocial blockbuster game “Bubble Shooter Pro” became a global top grossing game on Facebook and is played by millions of people around the world every day. We partner closely with Facebook, Samsung and more to craft the next generation of instant games that billions of people can play together. SOFTGAMES is a remote first company and the home of 100 people from all over the world. We believe in proactive, independent teams with the freedom to take initiative, challenge the status quo, and with the mission to create fun and everlasting Instant Games.

At SOFTGAMES, we believe that different perspectives and background in our teams contribute to the quality of our work. We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications - regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion / worldview, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.

Have we caught your interest? Then we look forward to your detailed application together with your salary expectations and earliest possible start date.