Senior Full Stack Developer - Digital Media - Remote

Gfinity Plc

Date listed

2 weeks ago

Remote

Yes

We are Gfinity! A leading international Esports business created by gamers for the world’s 2.7bn gamers!

We are looking for a full-stack developer to join our very talented team.  We have a passion for making the web a more beautiful, usable, and reliable place. Our primary focus is in the emerging esports industry where we innovate and push boundaries to build amazing experiences for our customers and clients. Along with esports-related products, you will play an integral role in building community-centric features impacting millions of users every month.

The Ideal Candidate

Gfinity Digital Media is a rapidly growing network of publishing led websites that reach millions of readers every month.  An ideal candidate has extensive experience working for publishing websites in the past in a small team of designers and engineers, with a strong desire to tackle difficult-to-solve problems. You’ve also spent some time keeping up with Google search algorithm updates to understand how they impact the search visibility of websites.  You’re analytical and love measuring the performance, SEO, and revenue impacts of the changes rolled out to websites.  While spending time writing front-ends in javascript languages such as Vue or React, you’re no stranger to PHP and MySQL and have likely built sites using both.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with our product team to elevate the design and functionality of our digital media properties
  • Participate in product development discussions to help determine feature scope, prioritization, and feasibility
  • Work closely with our design team to translate Figma designs into working, production-ready experiences
  • Play a core role in the acquisition and migration of future digital media properties
  • Develop customizations for Sanity.io CMS using React
  • Write reusable libraries and modules for use across our digital network
  • Optimize sites for performance and SEO
  • Optimize delivery of in-page advertisements and media
  • Mentor and help lead other developers
Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional full-stack development experience
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, a related IT field, or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive experience working with publishing-led websites
  • Extensive working knowledge of the intricacies of technical SEO
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript, classes, and component composition
  • Knowledge of PHP and MySql or other database technologies
  • Expert knowledge of object-oriented principles
  • Extensive experience working with Vue or other javascript frameworks
  • Familiarity with Webpack and NPM
  • Extensive knowledge of cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Expertise in code versioning software such as GIT
  • Fluency in English
  • Motivated, eager to learn, and grow with the company
  • Experience working independently
  • Extremely detail-oriented
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a small team
Bonuses

  • Experience working with WordPress
  • Experience with the PHP Symfony 4 framework
  • Experience contributing to open-source projects, even if they are your own
  • Experience developing cross-platform apps for desktop, web, and mobile
  • A love for gaming and esports!
Let us know what you love about development and why you would make a great addition to the Gfinity team.

We are striving to create a diverse and inclusive environment. We encourage all applicants to apply for our roles and not for a moment think that anything will make us discriminate against them. We value and actively seek diverse talent!

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