Front End Developer - Games
Remote (Asia Time Zone Permitted)
About the business: LAI Games is a leading developer of arcade games and products used in entertainment venues around the world.With roots that reach back to 1958, we have decades of experience working across international markets, and a reputation for innovation and integrity. We design unique, accessible, and creative games and experiences for players in arcades and at home.We're a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We've worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunities for professional growth. Why Join Us: BE PART OF AN INNOVATIVE, INDUSTRY LEADING TEAMLAI Games has a game portfolio comprised of video games, Virtual Reality experiences, mobile applications, ticket redemption games, and more. Our goal is to craft the most engaging, rewarding and innovative games and experiences in the out of home entertainment space, including arcades, barcades, bowling alleys and family entertainment centres. This commitment to innovation is demonstrated by the consistent launch of category-defining, award-winning titles such as Speed of Light, Snapshot, Let’s Bounce, HYPERshoot, and Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride.About the role:Our development team consists of passionate gamers, driven to make the most fun, engaging and rewarding games and experiences for our players. We collaborate, evaluate, and iterate on everything that goes into the game, with a strong focus on “easy to play, hard to master”, and great user experiences.Our Front End Developers thrive off making intuitive and beautiful user experiences. They work with other developers, artists and designers to deliver new and innovative products to market, from initial prototype to a production ready product.They are focused on the user experience, while still keeping in mind technical limitations and feasibility of features. They are masters at taking wireframes or designs, and turning them into fully functional, user friendly, efficient and delightful user interfaces. Responsibilities:Design and develop software with a high standard of code quality, stability, maintainability, readability, and performanceCollaborate with a team of artists and designers to design and create efficient, responsive, beautiful user interfacesCollaborate with a team of programmers to advise the best software packages, hardware platforms, and techniques for implementing features, systems and toolsAdvise the development team with the scope and resources required for new product ideas, new features and improvements to our existing game catalogueWork with electrical engineers to integrate custom hardware interfaces and implement tools for thoroughly testing hardwareContribute to the design of new product ideas and features Skills and experience: Strong experience using Typescript and C#Strong front end development skills in CSS, HTML5, React, StyledComponentsExperience designing Native Web ApplicationsA good sense for UI and UX designExperience developing for LinuxExperience working in teams with version control systems such as Git or PerforceExperience with a variety of software development tools and practices such as unit testing, build automation, design patterns, data-driven development, etcAble to thrive in a diverse, collaborative team working productively and autonomouslyStrong communication skills in English, both written and verbalA passion for games is critical as you'll be collaborating with the games development team and contributing to LAI Games products Additional Experience a Plus: Experience using the Google Firebase platformExperience using GoLang, C, C++, gRPC frameworkExperience in AR developmentBenefits and perks: Great career developmentLots of variety in the games and technologies you'll be a part ofHighly impactful role as part of a small team delivering big thingsWork from home - we provide all the tools and equipment to work as part of a highly collaborative team, remotelyFlexible working hours COVID-19 Hiring Update: We've transitioned to a work-from-home model and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible options.