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Game Developer - HTML5 Canvas

Studio | Toronto, Canada

Job Description

About Us

BDA Entertainment, makers of Realm of Empires, is an independent game studio and publisher specializing in hard-core MMORTS online and mobile games. We have been growing and improving RoE since its launch in 2008. Thanks to our dedicated player base this journey has been both rewarding and fun. Now we're looking for a talented developer to join us - and to make our game even better.

If you are insanely passionate about writing beautiful code, creating user-friendly solutions and making cool games, then we want to hear from you!

Job Description

You will be primarily responsible for all HTML5 Canvas animation programming on all our platforms (mobile and desktop).  As a Game Programer you will also be involved in front-end UI development using the latest technologies including HTML5, CSS3 using JavaScript and jQuery. You will be an integral part of a small team where you can apply your experience in every aspect of development as we take Realm of Empires and port it to mobile platforms utilizing the power of HTML5. Your opinions, ideas and suggestions are welcomed and expected.

The successful candidate will be working 3 days a week in our studio in Mississauga, Ontario, and two days a week from home.

Must Have

  • Experience with HTML5 Canvas
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Either an undergrad degree in computer science or a game programming diploma from a college
  • Strong initiative - as a small company we need people who are self-starters, always looking to add value in unexpected ways
  • Desire to learn - we are always experimenting with new ideas and technologies so we need people who enjoy being challenged and enjoy trying and learning new things

Nice To Have

  • Experience in game development, especially online game development
  • Experience with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience with any mobile development – iOS, android, mobile HTML etc
  • Credits in published games

Do you love indie game development? Do you want to be more than a cog in a corporate wheel? Join us!

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