Front-End Web Developer

Location: Austin/Round Rock, Texas
Date Posted: 08-29-2018
Who We Are
Established in 2005, KingsIsle is a proven MMO hit-maker bringing our unique vision to mobile games. Our award-winning game Wizard101 is currently in its 11th year, and we recently released our latest mobile game "Animal Cove" for iOS and Android. We are driven by a spirit of innovation and experimentation across genres and themes.

We attribute our success to great people and we recognize the value of every team member. We work hard and have fun, whether it’s with lunchtime gaming sessions or office outings to the movies. The working environment, friendly teammates and support for growing careers all contribute to the long tenures many people enjoy at KingsIsle.

Who You Are
  • Expert developer of JavaScript frameworks JQuery and Bootstrap.
  • Veteran builder of web applications who can navigate large code bases with confidence.
  • Experienced web designer with artistic visual creativity, using tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experienced coder of CSS, SASS or LESS.
  • Excellent communicator and problem solver.
  • Outstanding technical document writer.
  • College graduate with at least a 4 year technical degree.
How You Can Contribute
  • Become an expert in all front-end aspects of our web products and help facilitate live marketing events.
  • Learn to maintain and improve development environments using Jenkins, SALT and Bash in Linux (DevOps).
  • Work with all teams to create a fantastic user experience for KingsIsle customers.
  • Be in tune with the business objectives of each project while driving engineering solutions.
  • Own every task you undertake as if the future of the company depends upon it.
  • Write your program as if you’re speaking to the person who will maintain your code.
  • Be a champion of effective communication.
  • Ask silly questions, and ask hard questions.
  • Check your ego at the door.
You Will
  • Have an important voice in solving real world development problems.
  • Be a key part of our small server team, responsible for back-end products that serve millions of users!
  • Have at your disposal over 30 years of experience and domain knowledge from the leadership team. They are great mentors.
  • Be exposed to all aspects of development life, including (but not limited to) design, coding, project-lead, code review, dev-ops, QA, and automation.
  • Work closely with game designers, marketing strategists, data analysts and operations professionals.
  • Gain experience working on Infrastructures as Code with our cloud-based production and QA services.
Extra Points If You Have Experience With
  • Mobile systems interfaces (push notifications, server persistence, event management, etc.)
  • Developing high traffic server products
  • Eclipse, JIRA, Confluence, Crucible, and SVN
  • BASH scripting, Jenkins, SALT, Apache, Networking
Perks & Benefits
  • Competitive compensation
  • Stock options
  • Health, dental, and vision care benefits
  • 401(K) with employer match
  • Company fun days, parties, and generous PTO allowance
  • Please make sure that the durations of your education and employment on your resume are included in month/year format
  • Salary will be commensurate with experience
  • Only highly qualified candidates need apply and only candidates that meet the degree requirements will be considered
  • Applicants must be legally able to work in the U.S. for KingsIsle
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