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7600bf67c37c6179b9edaf96d4c5d8f8?d=identicon&s=25 YoYo Games (yoyogames)
on 2015-11-27 17:33
Job Title:  Full Stack Lead Developer
Reports to:  Head of Production and Partnerships
Location of Role:  Dundee

About the Role
You will be responsible for the full life cycle of the architecture,
development and maintenance of our web services and web site.

The ideal candidate will be an expert in web architectures, frameworks
and technologies. Will have a passion for web development. An analytical
engineer who can articulate their vision clearly and turn vision into
strategy and execution, motivating their team members and continually
striving for excellence.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•  Define, create and maintain the underlying architecture
•  Design, develop and maintain all the YoYo Games websites and web
APIs.
•  Collaboration with business, technical and management teams on design
and development.
•  Evaluate and optimise for best quality and performance, including
database layout and access.
•  Financial system integration with multiple checkouts (www,
marketplace, player).
•  Knowledge of usability, human factors, and the UX process.

Experience & Qualifications

Essential skills:
•  Excellent and current knowledge of web development techniques,
languages and frameworks
•  Ruby, ASP.NET, Node.JS (at least one out of three)
•  Familiarity with Ruby on Rails
•  JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5
•  Some of Angular.js, Backbone, Ember.js, React.js (or similar
technologies)
•  Linux command line (Ubuntu)
•  MySQL, design and optimisation
•  Web server configuration (nginx, Apache)
•  Amazon AWS expertise
•  Relevant work experience in online commerce environments, distributed
systems and/or developing large scale web applications
•  Payment process integration (PayPal, Ogone, etc)
•  Search engine setup (ElasticSearch)
•  Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management
skills

Education / Qualification
•  Computer Science/Web Computing/ equivalent degree

About us

YoYo Games is the home of GameMaker: Studio™, the fastest and easiest to
use cross-platform game development technology. GameMaker: Studio™ has
been developed with usability and efficiency at its core, allowing
developers to create games in a single code base and then publish them
to run natively across an unprecedented number of platforms. The entire
GameMaker family of products has been downloaded more than five million
times. YoYo Games was recently acquired by Playtech (LSE: PTEC) the
international designer, developer, licensor and provider of software and
services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry.

Located in the city of Dundee, the central hub of the games industry
within Scotland; with all-round riverside views, city centre location
and an open plan office with its own beach hut, YoYo Games is quite
probably the best place to work in Dundee.

To apply for this position, send your current CV to jobs@yoyogames.com ,
with "Full Stack Lead Developer" in the subject line.
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