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Software Engineer - React

Creata il 27-06-2022


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Our Story

At Wooga, we are very proud of the diverse, creative and friendly environment we have established and we believe you will enjoy working with some of the best people in the industry. Each of our Woogas plays an important role in our success as a company and in shaping our culture. We really value our razor-sharp focus on story-driven casual games, excellent craftsmanship, and the truly collaborative way of working. We create joyful experiences that awaken our players’ desire to see what happens next. Based in the heart of Berlin, with over 280 employees from around the world, we work together to create high-quality casual games with engaging stories at the core of the experience.

About the Role

We are looking for a Software Engineer with a passion for frontend development to join our team creating Wooga’s next-gen games support tools.

In this role, you will be working on products such as:

  • Our story content management system that enables writers, editors, designers and other team members to create the delightful weekly content updates that our users love,
  • Customer care tools enabling our agents to quickly solve user problems,
  • A live operations management platform that enables product managers to operate our games at scale and deliver the very best experience possible to each individual player

Ideally, you have a broad range of technical knowledge ranging from Javascript, Typescript, Electron and React with a focus on Frontend development and the User Experience.

  • Develop new features for our tools to empower our internal customers to develop and operate their games more efficiently,
  • Develop reusable libraries for use within the Web Tools team’s projects to enable us to deliver more value to our users,
  • Participate in technical discussions within the team regarding architecture, UX and best practices,
  • Work closely with our data engineering and backend teams to develop APIs and tools for use by game team members.

About you

  • You have solid experience as a software engineer,
  • You are a proficient user of TypeScript, JavaScript and React,
  • You have experience with writing tests using Jest, Enzyme, Cypress or react-testing-library,
  • You are familiar with functional programming and the React ecosystem (including hooks),
  • You love to share knowledge and believe that collaboration is better for individual achievement,
  • You can translate complex product requirements into maintainable technical solutions,
  • You are passionate about the user experience, creating intuitive and efficient workflows to solve complex problems.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with AWS services such as Amplify, AppSync, DynamoDB and S3,
  • Familiarity with Unity,
  • Experience with Electron,
  • Passion for games.

Please note: Research has shown that some under-represented groups in the gaming industry (eg: women) tend to apply only if they meet every single requirement. Here at Wooga, the desire to learn and the willingness to solve problems are more important to us than your experience on paper. We encourage you to apply even if you do not think that you tick all the boxes - thinking outside of such boxes and embracing the diversity of mindsets and backgrounds is what we believe makes our teams thrive.


Our Promise    

  • Shape the future! Challenge the status quo and team up with a diverse group of experts (over 50 nationalities!) working on crafting the world’s best games.
  • Located in Europe’s most creative city with low cost of living and high quality of life. We offer a generous relocation package and home search support if you are not already located in Berlin. Did we mention that we also cooperate with Kindergartens?
  • Make use of a significant education budget and extra days off for self-development. Join our meet-ups, talks, brown bag lunches, internal trainings, workshops and many others.
  • Enjoy the yoga, mindfulness app, sports and transport subsidies. And a Purpose Day to donate your time to a worthy cause!
  • Participate in the company’s success - we offer a quarterly bonus scheme!
  • Did you know that German is the third most commonly taught language worldwide? Learn it too! We offer German language classes for you and your significant other.
  • Choose your own equipment and be set up for success! We also provide you with a work-from-home budget, which you can invest in a well-functioning home office setup. We got your back!

At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences. Be yourself, we like you that way!


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