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Company Name:
Big Viking Games
London, Ontario
Job Type:
Position type:
Full Time
Browser Based Games, iOS, Other
Experience Level:
Mid-Senior Level
Bachelor's Degree

Senior Software Developer

Big Viking Games is a leading social and mobile game development studio. The company focuses on making fans both externally and internally - having been recognized as the Globe and Mail's Top 100 Employer for 2014 and Top 50 Employer for Young People. With studios in London, Ontario and Toronto, Ontario our team of developers, artists and game designers are industry specialists who embrace the challenges of HTML5 & Flash game development. 
The primary responsibility of a full-time Senior Software Developer is to collaborate on building efficient and scalable code. The successful candidate will expertly utilize HTML5, Javascript, Java and Node.js
This position is available in the London, ON studio.
Responsibilities include:

  • Working on various titles and related engine
  • Implementing web interfaces using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, AS3
  • Collaborating with team members to produce and manage high quality code
  • Writing server code using PHP & Java
  • Working closely with the design & art team to define future specifications
  • Participate in all aspects of the development cycle; driving projects to completion
  • Actively participating in design reviews and discussions


  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of experience developing games preferred
  • Strong track record of overcoming technical challenges
  • Ability to write robust, efficient and maintainable code
  • Strong understanding and experience with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, AS3 and PHP preferred
  • Solid understanding of AJAX, web sockets and client server development
  • Programming experience working with web technologies and/or game development an asset
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment 

Big Viking offers a unique opportunity to work for a leading game development company along with:

  • Competitive salaries with full health, dental & vision benefits
  • Employee stock option plan
  • Stocked kitchen & hot catered lunches daily
  • Team building activities such as paintball, movies, Canada's Wonderland, and in-studio events
  • Gaming lounge (competition grade foosball, Street Fighter 2 Classic Arcade Machine, XBox 360 & PS4)
  • Free in-studio Registered Massage Therapist

Please apply directly via: http://hire.jobvite.com/j/?cj=osahZfwC&s=Gamasutra