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Senior Front End developer

Marketing - Novaquark - Montréal, Canada

Description

Novaquark currently develops Dual Universe, an ambitious and continuous single-shard sandbox MMORPG. Taking place in a vast Sci-Fi universe, the game focuses on emergent gameplay with player-driven in-game economy, politics, trade, and warfare. Players can freely modify the voxel-based universe by creating structures, spaceships, or giant orbital stations, giving birth to empires and civilizations. The company developed several proprietary technologies like its innovative Continuous Single-Shard Cluster (CSSC) server solution, as well as a state-of-the-art voxel engine and procedural generation tools. Dual Universe successfully ran the 3rd largest worldwide Kickstarter campaign for a video game in 2016. Formed by veterans from Sony, Apple, Aldebaran Robotics and more, Novaquark is recruiting the best talents to help make Dual Universe a reality.

You'll be joining Novaquark's web team and help build the online presence of our game, Dual Universe. The websites of Dual Universe are envisioned as extensions of the game experience for our passionate players, offering them engaging experiences related to the game. You will take part in developing new features as well as continuously improving current experiences. You will have a say in decisions regarding the future technical direction of the team.

Responsibilities

  • Implement the progressive web app experiences of Dual Universe
  • Collaborate with the service development team
  • Coordinate development tasks with third party vendors
  • Participate in development of deployment strategies
  • Work closely with the marketing and community teams
  • Stay abreast of new developments in web technology
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Requirements

  • ReactJS
  • Redux or MobX, Router and other common ReactJS plugins
  • Implementation of wireframes and mockups in ReactJS
  • Test driven development
  • Portfolio of published work
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills

Bonus

  • Behavior driven development
  • API specification
  • Git and related workflows
  • Code Reviews

The ideal candidate will be a master of Javascript with a portfolio of published applications. They will have excellent communication skills and experience of working in a closely knit team of professionals. They can assist the Designer and Product Owner in making correct technical decisions in their area of expertise to facilitate rapid time to market. They will also have worked in a team using Behaviour Driven Development along with Git Flow or equivalent processes.

If you are interested, please send us your CV at: jobs@novaquark.com

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