Full Stack Developer - Web Tools - Gaming

Seattle, Washington | Freelance | Job ID #68286 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Play is seeking contract Full Stack Web Developer to join one of the hottest game studios! In this role you’ll be working on a video game that is the first of its kind and will likely be the future of entertainment and gaming. On this team, you will empower the studio to craft a best-in-class experience for their players and provide a platform that keeps them engaged beyond the gameplay. This is a dream opportunity for folks that want to be on the forefront of gaming!


  • You’ll be building best-in-class user experiences using your skills as a full stack front end engineer
  • Utilize web technologies to build user-friendly high-performance web applications
  • Ensuring cross-platform optimization for mobile phones (PWA solutions)
  • Ensuring responsiveness of applications
  • Design, review, and implement web frameworks that deliver features to users
  • Perform performance analysis and security hardening of web applications and infrastructure
  • Providing input for production/live release control process
  • Be an advocate for both players and developers in crafting a best-in-class game experience

Desired Experience

  • 3 - 5+ years working on innovative web projects using modern web development best practices with an emphasis on future technologies like in browser 3D engines
  • Passion for building and maintaining consumer-facing web applications that are secure, scalable, and highly available
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as Angular JS, React
  • Experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS cloud services
  • Experience with database systems, both relational and NoSQL database
  • Proficiency with server-side languages such as Python, Ruby, Java, PHP, and .Net
  • Familiarity with database technology such as MySQL, Oracle, and MongoDB
  • Deep understanding of common user interface concepts like layout, text, event-driven programming, and control widgets
  • Experience building programmatic motion and design systems to enable – ‘build once and use anywhere’ game development
  • Experience working with localization/internationalization systems and dealing with related issues
  • Passionate about building tools, systems, and process to change the player experience between web and game
  • Understand how critical the distance from concept to screen is and strive to reduce the length whenever possible
  • Enable the design and game teams through tooling, systems, and process to ensure a cohesive player experience both in and out of game
  • Driven by crafting quality in the customer experience and participating in not just the engineering discussions, but all discussions where your unique perspective can have an impact


  • Experience with Web3 principles, patterns, and architecture.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.