Senior JavaScript Developer

Job Title: Senior JavaScript Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burton upon Trent
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Remote
Start Date: asap
Reference: 17515
Contact Name: Luke Goddard
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 15, 2022 10:42

Job Description

Job description – Senior JavaScript developer

The Senior JavaScript Developer is responsible for working with other departments, including Artists, Games Designers, Producers and Testers, using cutting edge technology to deliver high quality games across our Mobile platforms.

The role will have active daily involvement in writing code, and working alongside the team to prioritise tasks and deliver projects.

The key requirement is an individual who has extensive knowledge of JavaScript and associated APIs, has real-world experience of applying the knowledge to a complex and fast-moving development environment; and the willingness to impart their knowledge to other team members.


Working as a senior member within a team of developers producing code and supporting materials which are both functional and operable

• Ability to plan and take the technical lead on projects
• Working with other departments (art, design, production, test) to deliver high quality games
• Implement solutions which conform with architectural design
• Implementing Unit Tests
• Ability to document code and process
• Working within agreed timeframes and logging time spent against projects
• Performing regular code reviews amongst the team to maintain a high standard
• Ability to work cross-functionally to identify problems and create innovative solutions to drive continuous improvement

 Required Skills and Experience:

• Ability to demonstrate previous experience in a similar role
• Ability to plan and prioritise workload
• Good communication skills
• JavaScript (including knowledge of ES6+ features, e.g. Classes, Promises)
• Use of a game engine such as Pixi.js or Phaser
• Node JS
• Source Control (Git preferred)
• Knowledge of Unit Testing in JavaScript

Beneficial Experience:

• Knowledge of other development languages
• Knowledge of Automated Test
• Experience of Agile methodologies
• Relevant qualification

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