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HTML5 Game Developer (Remote)

RemoteBerlin, Berlin, GermanyRemote

Job description

SOFTGAMES is in search of an enthusiastic HTML5 Game Developer to enhance our team and elevate our games with innovative features on instant gaming platforms, delighting tens of millions of players monthly.

As an HTML5 Game Developer, you'll expand our existing games onto both new and established instant game platforms. Your responsibilities will include designing, constructing, testing, and implementing features into our live games. Collaborating closely with producers, artists, and fellow game developers, you'll contribute insights and share lessons learned.

The HTML5 Game Developer is expected to produce robust, high-performance code, embody passion for game development, and serve as a valuable source of knowledge in the field. Join us in a creative, challenging, and collaborative environment within a small, experienced, and dynamic team.

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

Your role:

  • Enhance our games for both new and existing instant gaming platforms

  • Optimize and maintain existing Instant Games features.

  • Efficiently reduce loading time and bandwidth usage through adept code and asset optimization.

  • Craft robust, maintainable, and scalable code.

  • Provide task complexity estimates and develop technical specifications.

  • Collaborate on shared libraries and effectively communicate changes to fellow developers.

  • Contribute knowledge generously and offer support to colleagues.

Your profile:

  • Deep passion for gaming!

  • Hold a Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.

  • Proficient in PixiJS and TypeScript (HTML5).

  • Demonstrated experience in optimizing and profiling browser applications.

  • Adept at crafting well-abstracted, reusable, and rigorously tested code.

  • Quickly adapt to existing codebases and tech stacks.

  • Experience with the Facebook Instant Games SDK is advantageous.

  • Maintain an open-minded, humble attitude, always eager to learn.


SOFTGAMES offers a competitive package, including:

  • Remote first - We have a flexible working setup. Either fully remote wherever you are or on-site in our modern office in central Berlin - You decide.

  • 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!

  • Studio - We’re a remote-first company but also offer a super modern office with state-of-the-art tech, based in the center of Berlin.

  • 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.

  • Offsite Retreats - Twice a 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-site Retreat is one of a kind.

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

At SOFTGAMES, we value a diverse and inclusive work environment where everyone's ideas are heard and valued. Join our dynamic team and be part of the exciting world of mobile gaming. Apply now and let your expertise shine!

Job requirements

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 around 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 build everlasting casual games for every platform.

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.


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