Senior Software Engineer - Mobile Web

Senior Software Engineer – Mobile Web

On our engineering team, you will have an opportunity to take ownership over your work that reaches millions of daily users. We work on an evergreen franchise called Words With Friends that is just scratching the surface on what it can deliver as a game and social experience.

Zynga and Words With Friends is a group of passionate gamers whose mission is to connect the world through games.  We take great pride in our craft, delivering a high-quality service to millions of players every single day. Teamwork is a critical part of how we get there. We believe that with an all-in approach we can deliver a better product, make better decisions, and nurture a better work environment. Everyone here is committed to making Words With Friends the best experience for our players.

What you'll be doing

  • Work on Words With Friends Instant on Facebook Messenger in JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML5/CSS
  • Architect, write, and ship elegant and maintainable code
  • Collaborate with your team to build robust systems and UI that looks great and runs smoothly

What you should have

  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years experience writing JavaScript and/or TypeScript
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Experience with CSS and frameworks such as LESS or Sass
  • Experience with build/automation systems such as Grunt or Gulp
  • Shipped at least one mobile web game and/or application
  • Experience with source control management and giving code reviews
  • Ability to mentor junior members of the team

Bonus Points

  • Experience with Node.js, AWS, and DevOps
  • Experience with building and maintaining great open source projects or contributing to the JavaScript/TypeScript community
  • Experience with WebGL, animations and particle effects

Come join us! You’ll find a fun culture with great perks (non-stop food, gym membership, subsidized commuting to/from the office using public transit, offsite events).  Our office is located in the downtown core and is easily accessible via the TTC and GO transit.

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