SENIOR/LEAD WEB DEVELOPER

Rocksteady Studios is looking to add to its family of permanent staff. We are looking for an exceptionally talented Senior/Lead Web Developer who is ready for the challenge of working on the web based tools used to create our world class games.

 

Why Apply

  • Work for one of the best games studios in the world
  • Own the development of tools that will make a massive difference to every employee at the company
  • Work in a cutting edge environment without giant and antiquated systems which restrict the design of your systems

Technical Requirements

  • Part of the team responsible for full-cycle creation of new web based tools and the upgrading of our existing ones. This will include assisting with the design of the Front End to setting up and maintaining the associated database and ultimately, the seamless deployment of the tool to the studio after a period of testing
  • Full stack web developer with expert knowledge of SQL, Ruby (2.0+), Ruby on Rails (4.0+), JavaScript, jQuery, HTML / CSS, MYSQL (5.0+), MSSQL
  • Several examples of your ability to:
    • Deliver projects independently and to an excellent standard first time
    • Develop both the Front and Back Ends such that the user experience of the UI is excellent and the BE is also built in an extremely robust, efficient, logical manner
    • Manage development across several projects
  • Knowledge of RSpec and KnockoutJS (preferred)

Skill Requirements

  • Must be detail oriented with an extremely high bar for the quality of delivery
  • Able to work independently, self-motivate, prioritize and handle pressure
  • Must be organized, able to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and anticipate business needs
  • Must have excellent time management skills to perform in a fast paced, high volume, high pressure environment
  • Experience working with an agile methodology i.e. Scrum or Kanban
  • Exceptional verbal and written interpersonal and communications skills
  • Experience in the video games industry sector (preferred)
  • Manage outsourcers who assist in development (preferred)

Benefits

  • Private family medical care
  • Private dental care
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Long-service holiday reward
  • Brand new custom designed studio
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Monthly team meals/outings
  • On-site subsidised Masseuse, Yoga & Life Drawing.
  • Quarterly salary adjustment reviews
  • Monthly 1on1s with your Line Manager
  • Yearly Line Manager & Studio Peer Performance review process
  • Film nights in our Mocap theatre
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • State of the art office with the entire 130+ team in 1 open-plan room
  • Free fruit, juices and soft drinks
  • Childcare Vouchers Scheme
  • National Rail Season Ticket Travel Loan
  • Overseas Relocation Support
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Finder’s Fee
  • Free Eye Test & Discounted Glasses
  • Free Seasonal Flu Jab