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Senior Software Engineer - Front-end Developer

Yield Guild Games

Yield Guild Games

Software Engineering
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Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Who are we?

Yield Guild Games is a decentralized gaming guild that pools funds to purchase yield-generating NFTs, and leverages players' time and effort to optimize community-owned assets for maximum utility and return.

By merging NFTs and decentralized finance (DeFi), YGG creates value for its partners and community by developing the content and economy of virtual worlds and blockchain-based games. The organization’s mission is to create the biggest virtual world economy.

YGG believes that NFTs and cryptocurrencies are providing transformative economic opportunities for people young and old in developing nations where jobs are lacking and crisis relief has been limited. Notable investors in YGG include Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Delphi Digital, BITKRAFT Ventures, Animoca Brands, Scalar Capital, and Fabric Ventures.

As one of the hottest start-ups in web3 in 2021, YGG is rapidly growing and we are looking for a Senior Front-end Developer. You’ll report to the Head of Engineering to help build the strongest team in the crypto industry.

What You Will Do?

As Senior Front-end Developer at YGG, you'll be responsible for building and maintaining web applications. You'll work with the development team, as well as UX/UI designers and graphic designers. You'll work closely with our back-end and full-stack developers to deliver consistent and reliable web experiences. You'll work with our designers to improve usability for our customers. You'll optimize web design for mobile and other platforms for maximum speed. You'll work with designers to ensure high-quality graphic standards and brand consistency. Ultimately, your work will have a direct impact on the user experience of our customers.

You’ll also be responsible for the following:

  • Interpreting product specifications and identifying website user requirements.
  • Creating timeframes and work schedules to meet deadlines.
  • Communicating effectively with product/design and teams.
  • Debugging websites and ensuring software documentation is updated.
  • Establishing strong professional relationships.
  • Conducting research and keeping abreast of web 2 / 3 standards.
  • Supervising junior web developers, analyzing areas of weakness, and scheduling training sessions accordingly.

Who Are You?

  • You have experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript with 5+ years of experience in this field.
  • You have built mobile first experiences.
  • You have some experience with ReactJS, NextJS, TypeScript, and/or CSS in JS.
  • You have some knowledge of cryptography and blockchain protocols.
  • You can implement solutions that are user responsive and efficient.
  • You have knowledge of the entire web development process.
  • You are capable of implementing a resilient web architecture.
  • You have experience with testing and debugging.
  • You have an eye for layout aesthetics.
  • You are analytical and you have a keen eye for details.
  • You have great problem-solving skills and you work well in a team.
  • You are curious about new technologies and you're driven to find ways to implement them in your work.
  • You have experience with coaching and mentoring other developers.
  • You can oversee and drive projects forward.

What’s in it for you

  • Remote working is actively supported.
  • Competitive salary and multi-cultural team.
  • Flexible working hours and family-friendly considerations.
  • Work with crypto, web 3.0 and very modern & fresh tech stacks.