Web Developer

  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Full-time

Company Description

WildWorks creates interactive entertainment for kids that’s fun, substantive, and beautiful. Founded in 2003 by game industry veterans (originally as “Smart Bomb Interactive”), WildWorks builds and publishes blockbuster mobile, social and online games; including the #1 online playground for kids in the U.S., Animal Jam. Through a collaborative association with the National Geographic Society, Animal Jam incorporates rich factual content about science and animals, and provides free learning resources for teachers and parents through its “AJ Academy” portal. WildWorks is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, with a satellite office in Amsterdam, Netherlands. The WildWorks team of 120 includes the best multimedia artists, engineers, designers, safety experts, and community support staff now working in interactive media.

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for a Web Application Developer to help create and maintain our existing technology platform, website, and accompanying back-end administration portal. You will be working with a number of technologies and languages and must be demonstratively experienced in building scalable distributed web apps using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ruby, Rails, MySQL. Opportunities to grow and improve your skillset await. Preference will be given to individuals who are enthusiastic about TDD, Git flow, Angular 2, and Agile Methodology.

DAILY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Build and maintain our existing application platform and services
  • Develop applications using Ruby on Rails and other open-source platforms and technologies
  • Collaborate with different teams to successfully build and publish websites
  • Ability to work independently as well as leveraging the contributions of others
  • Use source code management to track changes, create branches, and merge patches between stable and release branches
  • Participate in all stages of software development -from early brainstorming to coding and bug fixing
  • Write excellent code and associated tests


Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience with Ruby, Java, or Node.js
  • 3+ years of experience with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  •  2+ years of experience with Angular/React or comparable framework


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

This is a full-time, salaried position in our Salt Lake City studio.

No agents or third-party submissions, please.

Only candidates submitted through our career link will be considered.