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Front End Engineer at GameStake

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  • Hybrid
  • fulltime
  • ₤25000 - ₤35000 per year
  • -
  • Front End Engineer

    £25k-£35k (with the possibility of bonuses + equity options)

    About the role: Are you a recent graduate with some experience of front end development.

    We are looking for a skilled front end engineer to help shape and build our mobile gaming platform. Due to the fast-paced nature of this role, it is important that you are highly skilled and confident in your coding abilities and comfortable working to tight deadlines.The role will consist of working closely with the rest of the engineering team and other departments, such as UI/UX and Product. 

    We run Scrum for project management so some knowledge/experience working with Scrum methodologies would be preferred.

    The technologies we use are: HTML5, CSS/Sass, Typescript, ES6, NextJS, React, Docker, Git, Postman.

    Whilst your role may vary slightly depending on the needs of the business, your day to day responsibilities will consist of:

    -You MUST be able to write high quality, simple and maintainable code.

    -Designing, writing and debugging software.

    -Implementing high performance frontend components.

    -Being a highly communicative developer who can be proactive in approaching other teams within the business (eg. UI/UX team, QA team and work closely with our CTO and dev team.

    -Conducting your own research and finding solutions to the problems we face.

    About you: You’re a self-starter who enjoys working individually and as part of a team, you are passionate, driven, proficient in English, and have a good knowledge of coding. You should be comfortable questioning and challenging opinions too. 

    We are looking for people who have a strong interest in technology and startups. Evidence of this will be personal projects/university projects and activities. You should have great communication skills, be self-motivated and be willing to learn. Our ideal candidate would have recently graduated with a Computer Science or any other technical degree and/or between 6-12 months experience minimum in a similar role.

    The key attributes we are seeking in candidates are:

    - You should be able to code high quality React components.

    - Proficiency in state management methodologies.

    - Great understanding of asynchronous request handling.

    - Excellent understanding of SEO principles.

    - Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues.

    - Experience in React-Native and SwiftUI is a bonus!

    About us: We are a fast growing start up looking to make waves in mobile eSports.

    GameStake is the UK’s first gaming company that provides a platform for people to play games competitively for real prizes, all in one place (and isn’t gambling). No downloads, no constant updates, no storage issues.

    We have already surpassed 17,000 sign-ups, have just raised some funding and are now embarking on our next funding round. We have lots of new features constantly being released, as well as new games on the way.

    We are headquartered in London but have staff around the globe. Our London office is based in a WeWork in trendy Shoreditch. London staff are office based Tuesday's and Friday's, Monday's, Wednesday's and Thursday's are 'work from home' days. 

    If you are successful you will be invited to an interview with members of the engineering team; this interview will consist of 2 parts, the first being a 30 minute technical task (pairs programming) + experience discussion) and a more general conversation. Candidates who progess beyond this point will be invited for an interview with our CEO. 

    If you think you would be a good fit for the role, please send us a copy of your CV and portfolio, as well as a short covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for us. 

    Many thanks and best of luck!


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