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Software Developer

A Little About Us:

Making fans - That’s what we’re all about! Since our humble beginnings in 2011, these two words have driven Big Viking Games to become the successful company it is today. With over 100 Vikings already on board, and studios in both Toronto and London Ontario, we are focused on making our mark by building awesome free-to-play mobile and social games.  Big Viking Games has proudly amassed millions of loyal fans across its many popular titles with no signs of slowing down anytime soon. We believe that by investing in our employees and in new technologies, such as HTML5, we can continue our success for years to come. With that in mind, we are on the hunt for exceptional talent to join our growing team, and that’s where you come in!

The Nitty Gritty:

With the goal of expanding our casual mobile game development division, we are searching for a driven Software Developer. You have full stack development experience, and will use this knowledge to set the foundation for both front and back-end; while your instinct for code quality and passion for craftsmanship will help propel your team forward. You must have a keen technical mind, a passion for system design and architecture, and have a forward thinking approach. Based out of either London, ON or Toronto, ON (your preference) you will help us create an incredible experience for our fans.

The Duties:

Working within the YoWorld team, you will:

  • Produce quality, innovative, debuggable, testable and maintainable code
  • Advocate for solutions to technical challenges, articulating schedule/risk/quality trade-offs
  • You will help design and implement game enhancements and new gameplay features
  • Collaborate with designers, artists, producers and other developers to plan and schedule development tasks
  • Continually evaluate and improve tools

The Essentials:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering is required
  • 3+ years of professional experience in game development (having code you've written available to browse being a big bonus)
  • Java, Javascript and PHP server development experience; as well as SQL experience
  • Strong experience delivering quality client side experiences

The Loot:

  • Competitive salaries, Group Retirement Savings Plan matching & participation in the Employee Stock Option Plan
  • Comprehensive benefit package (health, dental, and vision), including generous time off policies
  • Stocked kitchen, unlimited snacks and beverages, along with breakfast and daily hot lunches. Vikings can't work on an empty stomach!
  • Lots of other great perks such as frequent company paid outings, events and get-togethers.

Becoming a Viking:

Does the idea of working for a gaming company doing what you love every day sound exciting? Great, we’d love to hear from you! Send us your resume and cover letter

Big Viking Games is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Accommodation may be provided in all parts of the hiring process.

 

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