Junior Front End Web Developer - YoYo Games

Dundee, Scotland (Remote in UK considered)

Come work with us

YoYo Games is looking for a talented and ambitious Junior Frontend Web Developer with a keen eye for detail and a flair for design. This is an amazing opportunity for you to take your first steps into your web development career with an exciting and rapidly growing company. YoYoGames.com is the global e-commerce website for the world famous GameMaker Studio2 game development engine.

You will be an integral part of our Production team, working with our Designers and Back End Web Developers to utilise new technologies in order to keep pace with our ambitious growth plans. You will also be heavily involved in the full life cycle of the architecture, development and maintenance of our web services and web site.

Working with us you will help to bring the dreams of aspiring game developers into reality. Join us to help shape the future of game development!

Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop customer-facing websites using the latest technologies
  • Maintain and expand existing websites
  • Produce efficient, readable code in an agile development environment
  • Turning design concepts and assets into reality on our website
  • Implementing front-end functionality to support management objectives
  • Evaluate, test, and iterate website user experience based on analytics

Requirements:

  • Excellent practical experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of web standards, accessibility and good SEO practices
  • Good understanding of UI/UX principles
  • Experience of turning design work into responsive web pages
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Willingness to learn new skills and to provide a high-quality result for our customers

Desirable skills:

  • Experience using Vue.js or similar
  • CSS preprocessors (SASS/LESS)
  • Experience with version control (Git)
  • Experience using REST APIs
  • Familiar with build tools such as Webpack
  • Exposure to MVC frameworks such as Ruby on Rails


Interested?

We will review applications on a rolling basis, apply now! Applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK

About us

YoYo Games joined the Opera family in January 2021. We believe in an open, relaxed and fun environment where creativity and talent thrive and is encouraged every day.

Opera is a global web innovator with an engaged and growing base of hundreds of millions of monthly active users who seek a better internet experience. Building on over 25 years of innovation that started with browser products, Opera is now leveraging its brand and highly engaged user base in order to expand its business into new segments. Today, Opera offers users around the world a range of products and services that include PC and mobile browsers, the newsreader Opera News, and apps dedicated to gaming, fintech, e-commerce and classifieds.

Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with major offices in Poland, China and Sweden, as well as a presence in many additional countries. Opera is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the “OPRA” ticker symbol.