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Web Developer - Senior Front End Developer

Location: Southam, England, United Kingdom

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Requisition Number: 167918

Position Title: Web Developer II

External Description:

Are you experienced in commercial web and app product development? If so, we may have the perfect role for you!

Our Live Services team are on the look-out for a Senior Front End Developer who will assist in the management and direction of the Development teams within Codemasters, ensuring all output and quality of work meets the required criteria. Live Services is a fast evolving team charged with accelerating our transition to Games as a Service.

We’re looking for a highly motivated individual with experience in the Tech/Games industry. This is a challenging and highly varied role with lots of exposure, some travel and the potential to expand rapidly. With an existing userbase of millions of engaged players, the RaceNet platform represents a significant opportunity to Codemasters. There are many opportunities in the 2nd screen space, meaning this role demands a consumer focus.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Validate designs, understand the tech feasibility, and suggest alternatives/improvements 
  • Produce code that meets problem definition and meets projects requirements
  • Building mobile applications using React Native & React and knowledge of data flow/state management (e.g., React Context API), consuming data from REST APIs 
  • Building beautifully animated layout transitions and micro interactions
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimise applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure code follows iOS/Android store specifications and guidelines
  • Explore new development techniques and bring these into projects
  • Ensure code is to the best standard possible
  • Ensure all work has been thoroughly tested through the necessary channels 
  • Ensuring that any work carried out meets the marketing and design needs as instructed by the Senior Web Designer and UX designer 
  • Overseeing work planning for junior developers, Tracking, and communicating project progress to the Producer
  • Ensure that all deadlines are met
  • Apply unit testing where appropriate and collaborate on code with other developers
  • Ensure all work is to be recorded in JIRA, work with Producer and Product Director and assist in sub task creation where appropriate 
  • Mentoring & upskilling junior developers

To be considered for this role you will need to have:

  • Knowledge of different mobile platform (iOS, Android) capabilities and limitations
  • Commercial experience with React Native (iOS & Android) 
  • Worked on Live React Native apps
  • Experience using React, TypeScript and Expo. 
  • Fluent with web service development with technologies such as REST API 
  • Fluent with React state management (hooks, context)
  • Fluent with React Native animation libraries 
  • Experience using Material-UI framework front end library 
  • Experience with working on large scale projects
  • Experience with 2D / 3D rendering libraries in mobile app development
  • Appreciation for software craftsmanship, architecture, and design patterns for writing flexible, robust, and testable code 
  • Appreciation for UX design and attention to detail
  • Understanding of common security concerns associated with Web development
  • Familiar with agile methodologies
  • Experience with source control and working on projects as part of a team

In return we will provide you with:

  • Flexible working hours designed to fit around your life
  • Outstanding benefits package including annual bonus structure, healthcare & dental plans, discounted employee share scheme, 10 free games per year, enhanced pension plan and much more!
  • Dedicated training time for self-improvement
  • Free company minibus from Leamington Spa to the studio
  • Free on-site gym and other recreational facilities
  • Large on-site free car park
  • Free fruit and coffee
  • On site subsidised catering
  • Our own pub!

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-08-31 20:05:38.29

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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