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We are looking for a highly skilled Programmer to join our talented team in creating smart contracts for our highly successful Beans NFT’s. We’re looking for an individual that has Full-Stack programming skills and will help bring our Web3 Division to the next level by joining a team that holds the player’s experience at the core of its mission.

If you enjoy working in a scaling environment where growth opportunities abound then this is a great opportunity to carve your own niche.

Key Responsibilities

  • Experience across software full-stack development, solid understanding of both server-side and client-side development.

  • Experience across the JavaScript EcoSystem include Node.js

  • Experience across any cloud based service (Azure, Google or AWS)

  • Work collaboratively and communicate with game designers, artists, animation, and audio teams.

  • Develop smart contracts for our next level NFT’s

  • Setup and potentially automate deployment of the project to all target platforms

  • Contribute to the team’s design vision to build a fun and exciting game

  • Continue improving and updating the game in a live operation environment post-release

  • Work with lead gameplay engineers in designing, developing and implementing back-end server support for the project.

What You Bring To The Role

  • Proven experience in understanding and writing effective JavaScript

  • Experience in other server-side languages currently being used. Node.JS, Python,  etc.

  • Experience in all parts of a software life cycle

  • Clear communication skills and enjoy working with peers from art, animation, and audio teams

  • Creative, motivated, focused, and passionate about making great games

  • The ability to prioritise and work on multiple tasks simultaneously and manage competing priorities

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently to get the job done without day-to-day direction

  • Think on their feet and respond quickly to changing requirements

  • Tackle problems as they arise and compose solid solutions with an eye for the long term health of the codebase

Bonus Points

  • Worked and developed games using server-side solutions

  • Experience working on the Blockchain or generating Smart Contracts

  • Solid understanding of Microservices.

  • Strong optimisation skills and can identify bottlenecks in computational or memory complexity at a glance

  • Game engine development experience, whether making your own hobby engine, or submitting changes to an existing one

  • Experience working with build systems (such as Jenkins) in order to improve the stability and reliability of your codebase

What we offer here at PlaySide:

  • Playdays - an additional 5 paid days off per year to do something you love.

  • Incredible studios based in gorgeous Port Melbourne, right next to the city and many public transport options.

  • Industry leading Parental Leave benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program to support mental wellbeing

  • Mentoring. We're agile and fast growing, giving plenty of chances for you to grow in your role.

  • Playside Swag

  • Half price state of the art Gym access! (right next door) - you can wear your free PlaySide Swag!

  • Social events! Including Games night, karaoke nights, Movie Nights (We hire out the cinema!), group activities  and food trucks! Just as some examples!

  • Relocation allowance, if you move to one of our head offices

  • The chance to work on some of the most exciting projects, with the most incredible companies in the world  - just take a look at our website

How to Apply

Email your application to jobs@playsidestudios.com.

We want you to get to know us as much as we get to know you! Our process will go as follows: 

  • You apply with your killer CV and a folio of examples of your work!

  • Quick phone chat with one of our delightful People & Culture team members

  • You may then be invited in for an interview (in-office or via Zoom) to outline all of your past work, and we will let you know all about PlaySide.

  • 2nd stage interview or Zoom call, to meet our COO

  • You’ll then get the opportunity to meet some of our current PlaySiders - this is a casual chat and a get to know you session!