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Frontend Web Developer

Server | Leamington Spa, UK | Full Time

Job Description

Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile game developer setup by David Darling, founder of Codemasters. We are located right in the heart of Leamington Spa, England and are working on entirely unique and exciting games. We have built a dynamic team of brilliant developers who use their talents to create the most imaginative solutions in gaming.  Click to learn more.

We need a brilliant frontend developer for our server department. In this job you will help our game teams to deliver high quality, innovative and extremely fun mobile games. You will have the opportunity to drive the design and production of excellent web interfaces to display and analyse our player data. Your code will need to be demonstrably of the highest quality and you should be able to show evidence of creating commercially successful web-based interfaces.

You must have:

  • Either a minimum 2 years professional browser-based programming experience or 2:1 or higher degree in a related discipline.

  • A proven track record of designing high quality and innovative web pages using Javascript, HTML5 & CSS3 and relevant frameworks (e.g. AngularJS, Ember, Backbone).

  • An excellent working knowledge of various programming languages, databases and scripting tools including at least one of bash, MySQL, CouchBase, Python, Java, C#, JSP, PHP.

  • Knowledge of the Unix, Linux, MacOS or equivalent development environments.

  • Generalist end-to-end programming experience as you will be working within a small development team.

  • A creative mindset motivated by challenges and constantly striving for the best.

  • An avid interest in either console or mobile games, preferably both.

  • A team player who will contribute daily to developing great software.


  • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS).

  • Experience of working with Chrome developer environment.

  • Strong statistical and applied mathematical background.


£18,000 - £27,000 depending upon proven track record and experience.

Plus company benefits:

  • Employee Profit Sharing Scheme.

  • Private medical insurance.

  • Life Assurance.

  • Private pension.

  • Quarterly team building events.


This job is based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

You must have the full right to work within the UK.


If you are suitable for this role, you must include the following with your application:

1) A covering letter stating why you are suitable for this particular role and provide a link to high quality and innovative web pages which you have been responsible for programming/designing.

2) Your CV.

3) Your salary expectations (between £18,000 - £27,000 maximum).


Company description:

Kwalee Ltd is a developer and publisher of mobile games. It was founded in 2011 by David Darling (CBE) who originally co-founded Codemasters in 1986.

We seek to excite and entertain our customers with innovative new games that provide incredible experiences.