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Software Developer (HTML 5, Flash, Unity)

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Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

Negotiable per month

Posted:

16-05-2018
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Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Skilled

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
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Job Description:

Our client based in Cape Town is looking for a Software Developer to be an important part of a talented team in the game development space. A successful candidate will need to be technically proficient and be able to execute on the direction of the Team Lead.

Purpose of the role:
Analyse, design and produce quality software and documentation under minimal supervision as per agreed specification by adhering to and improving the defined team standards and best practices while actively engaging with the team.
Key Responsibility Areas 
 
Develop and maintain software • Analyses requirements and creates an appropriate software design, in conjunction with Technical Lead and Senior Developers, according to best practice • Creates appropriate estimates and reviews them with seniors and the team • Develops and releases software as per the team standards and processes to meet the defined specifications or requirements within the agreed time • Ensures that the development or maintenance performed does not compromise the quality or functionality of the software • Communicates status and escalates on risks and issues appropriately  and timeously  • Comprehensively creates and maintains documentation of the software design and implementation, according to documentation standards • Contributes to the improvement of the team's development standards and processes
 
Software Quality • Test the software as per the team's software quality charter • Make sure your software does what it supposed to do as per the defined specification • Test all changes you made and ensure that existing functionality works as  expected
 
• Takes full ownership of quality by working with the QA team to ensure the test plans are of a high quality and cover the full scope of development • Actively review and fix all defects found as per the defined quality standards • Contributes to the improvement of the team's quality standards and processes • Help others improve the quality of their work
 
Support and maintenance • Provides support for product related issues in production in a timely manner • Provide effective and timely feedback on support issues • Provides support to dependent teams
 
Knowledge sharing
• Readily shares knowledge when tasked or approached • Proactively shares knowledge within the team
 
The following experience will be advantageous
 
• Experience with any game development engine or technology (e.g. HTML5, Flash, Unity, Cocos, Unreal Engine, DirectX, etc)    • React • Redux • Javascript • CSS and/or SCSS • Typescript • Jest  • Storybook • Experience with game development   
 
Minimum requirements and qualification
 
• Minimum 2-5 year’s software development experience  • A keen interest in game and/or software development • Relevant qualification

Job Category:

Software Developer
Company Info
Barretts Recruitment
Cape Town, WC, South Africa

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Company Info


Barretts Recruitment
Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Please register to view contact info


Software Developer (HTML 5, Flash, Unity)

col-narrow-left   

Location:

Cape Town, Western Cape 

Salary:

Negotiable per month

Posted:

16-05-2018
col-narrow-right   

Job Type:

Permanent

Job Level:

Skilled

Employment Equity:

South African Citizens Only
col-wide   

Job Description:

Our client based in Cape Town is looking for a Software Developer to be an important part of a talented team in the game development space. A successful candidate will need to be technically proficient and be able to execute on the direction of the Team Lead.

Purpose of the role:
Analyse, design and produce quality software and documentation under minimal supervision as per agreed specification by adhering to and improving the defined team standards and best practices while actively engaging with the team.
Key Responsibility Areas 
 
Develop and maintain software • Analyses requirements and creates an appropriate software design, in conjunction with Technical Lead and Senior Developers, according to best practice • Creates appropriate estimates and reviews them with seniors and the team • Develops and releases software as per the team standards and processes to meet the defined specifications or requirements within the agreed time • Ensures that the development or maintenance performed does not compromise the quality or functionality of the software • Communicates status and escalates on risks and issues appropriately  and timeously  • Comprehensively creates and maintains documentation of the software design and implementation, according to documentation standards • Contributes to the improvement of the team's development standards and processes
 
Software Quality • Test the software as per the team's software quality charter • Make sure your software does what it supposed to do as per the defined specification • Test all changes you made and ensure that existing functionality works as  expected
 
• Takes full ownership of quality by working with the QA team to ensure the test plans are of a high quality and cover the full scope of development • Actively review and fix all defects found as per the defined quality standards • Contributes to the improvement of the team's quality standards and processes • Help others improve the quality of their work
 
Support and maintenance • Provides support for product related issues in production in a timely manner • Provide effective and timely feedback on support issues • Provides support to dependent teams
 
Knowledge sharing
• Readily shares knowledge when tasked or approached • Proactively shares knowledge within the team
 
The following experience will be advantageous
 
• Experience with any game development engine or technology (e.g. HTML5, Flash, Unity, Cocos, Unreal Engine, DirectX, etc)    • React • Redux • Javascript • CSS and/or SCSS • Typescript • Jest  • Storybook • Experience with game development   
 
Minimum requirements and qualification
 
• Minimum 2-5 year’s software development experience  • A keen interest in game and/or software development • Relevant qualification

Job Category:

Software Developer
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