Senior Game Developer, HTML5 / JavaScript (f/m/x)

  • Game Development
  • Berlin, Germany

Senior Game Developer, HTML5 / JavaScript (f/m/x)


SOFTGAMES is looking for a Senior Game Developer - HTML5 / JavaScript (f/m/x) to build great games for Messengers that will entertain tens of millions of people every month.

The Senior Game Developer - HTML5 / JavaScript designs, architects, test and implements game features into our live games. Further you'll work on upcoming Instant Games for Messengers from the scratch. You will collaborate with producers, game artists and other game developers to share learning and best practices.

The Senior Game Developer - HTML5 / JavaScript will ship robust and high-performance code, are 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.

Your role:

  • Develop new Messenger Games in HTML5 for various Messengers (Facebook, LINE, etc.) to expand our portfolio
  • Maintain and optimise game features of existing Instant Games
  • Write robust code to be used by millions of users
  • Work on schedule, set clear goals
  • Independently create complete solutions from scratch
  • Share knowledge and help colleagues

Your profile:

  • Great passion for game programming
  • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience
  • Strong Knowledge and experience with JavaScript (HTML5)
  • Knowledge of
    • Typescript or another language with static typing
    • PixiJS
    • Profiling and optimising game and engine code
  • As a plus: experiences with React+Redux, build systems (e.g. Webpack or gulp), Phaser, Node.js
  • 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
  • Check out Cookie Crush on Facebook Messenger. Can you build this game?

What we offer:

  • A spirited, inspiring, international and enthusiastic team
  • The best and brightest company in producing and distributing Messenger Games
  • The chance to craft games for millions of monthly gamers
  • Valuable insights into global expansion, start-up scene and entrepreneurship
  • Flexible working-hours and flat company hierarchy
  • Inspiring company breakfasts, epic team events
  • Perks: fresh fruits, cold drinks, tea, coffee, discounted public transport ticket, health package, lunch vouchers etc.


With offices in Berlin, Germany and Toronto, ON, Canada, SOFTGAMES is a leading developer of the most popular Messenger Games with tens of million users every month. Further SOFTGAMES is operating the world’s largest platform for HTML5 games distribution and monetization outside the Messengers. Our vision is to help users to instantly play great games with their friends, while helping brands to reach their target audiences. To-date, more than 100 MM people have played our games on Facebook Messenger, including Cookie Crush, Solitaire Story, Mahjong Story, Space Invaders, Fish Story, Bubble Shooter or Candy Rain.

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