Web Developer

Engineering | Seattle, WA

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Job ID:
R-IM0126
Location:
Seattle, Washington
Post Date:
01/30/2018
Department:
Engineering

COME PLAY!

Since its founding in 2002, Big Fish has been the world’s largest producer and distributor of casual games, with titles which continuously land us at the top of app store charts. Today, we’re bounding into the mid-core space, exploring new and exciting forms of gameplay, and producing more fun than ever! Big Fish is home to six individual studios, each with its own unique style of game-play. Together, we’re united under a common goal: to produce and develop the very best in mobile gaming, and bring fun and entertainment to our millions of customers across the globe!

Tired of playing the wrong kinds of “games”? Join the Pond!

THE MISSION

You’re a savvy technologist and you have the portfolio to prove it.  Your bag of tricks includes strong command of current front- and back-end web technologies, interactive design principles, cross-browser development techniques, and browser degradation strategies.  You advocate for good design every chance you get and have a passion for combining UI development with elegant, scalable code.  If you are a person who gets excited about being able to develop products that help our games reach millions of people around the world, this is the opportunity for you.

THIS INCLUDES...

  • Developing full-stack web applications using the latest front-end technologies, PHP, Java, and MySql.
  • Working collaboratively with other developers, testers, and project managers to ensure that implementation details translate through to shipping products and services that serve business needs. Emphasis on teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Collaborating with product managers, designers, and backend engineers to refine the user experience.
  • Demonstrating product ownership and strong inter-personal skills.
  • Interfacing with the web development community to absorb the latest trends and emerging technologies.

REQUIRED ABILITIES, ACHIEVEMENTS, AND XP 
  • 3 to 5 years of relevant web programming experience, using the following technologies: Javascript, PHP, Java, MySql
  • A proven track record of launching interactive internet sites/applications
  • Must demonstrate strong interaction and rapid prototype engineering skills across a broad spectrum of technologies including:
    • Javascript (ES6, Angular, Redux, Flow)
    • HTML / XHTML / HTML5
    • CSS
    • PHP / Java / MySql
    • YAML / JSON

Preferred Skills:

  • BA/BS degree or higher, preferably in CS
  • Git, NPM/Node, Composer, Vagrant, Docker, Linux
  • 5+ years of experience successfully delivering software applications through the complete product development lifecycle
  • Ability to switch rapidly between different projects in a fast-paced environment


LET’S GO!

We’ve come a long way, and continue to grow, with just over 700 employees across our Seattle headquarters, Oakland studio, and Luxembourg office. Located in Lower Queen Anne, our corporate offices are conveniently located on the beautiful Puget Sound, just outside the hustle-and-bustle of Downtown. We’re a short walk from great Seattle attractions like Seattle Center, the Olympic Sculpture Garden, shops and restaurants at the pier, and a variety of food truck hot-spots.

Need commuting options? We’re right along multiple bus routes for the transit-takers, the Elliott Bay trail for cyclists, and have a secure on-site garage for two and four-wheeled commuters. Our facilities are built around work and play, with state of the art tools and software, and amenities that make work fun! Take a break in one of our game rooms, refresh yourself with a free snack or beverage, or get out for some fresh air on one of our waterside balconies.

On top of all this, we’ve got you covered with great benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, retirement options, transportation and fitness discounts, and great work-life balance!


Want to discover more about life at Big Fish? Check us out on 
TheMuse.com!


Be the next Big Fish in the Pond!