Team Cooper are Hiring a HTML5 Game Developer

[Last updated: 21 July 2017]

Are you a programmer? Love games? Have you coded one or two of your own (either for work or for fun)?

We (Team Cooper) are a small Sheffield based digital studio making browser based games and apps for a wide variety of companies and digital agencies who want to promote brands in fun and interesting ways.

We’re looking for a junior, graduate or middleweight developer to join our team and assist with our expanding workload. We would also consider taking on a placement student with the right experience and attitude.

This is a varied role which will have you working closely with current team members on our range of existing and upcoming HTML5 games to be deployed to web/app based platforms or used in physical installations. You’ll be involved in all stages of the development process, from the conception and prototyping phases through to final delivery, occasionally providing on-site game setup and tech support.

As well as HTML5 games, you’ll be working with a range of web and mobile technologies as the need arises, developing your programming skills within a modern, friendly work environment.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Enjoy playing casual, mobile & board games
  • Have a passion for programming and web technologies in general
  • Love coding and learning new programming languages
  • Like problem solving and be able to supply creative technical solutions to meet project requirements
  • Be enthusiastic, self-motivated and keen to learn
  • Possess good written and verbal communication skills with an eye for detail
  • Have an online portfolio demonstrating their work, personal and/or academic projects
  • Have a full UK driving license
  • Have a well thought out plan for surviving Zombie Apocalypse

You will also be able to demonstrate some professional or academic experience in some of the following:

  • Scripting languages (JavaScript, C#, Haxe)
  • Programming languages (C++, Objective-C, Java)
  • Game Engines (Unity, Phaser, OpenFL)
  • Backend systems & databases (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Node, NGINX)
  • Web markup (HTML, XML, CSS)
  • Configuring hardware systems (Simple web servers, networking)
  • OOP methodologies and design patterns
  • An understanding of 3D math and 2D physics
  • Physical Computing / Hardware hacking (Raspberry Pi / Arduino)
  • Basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator
  • Basic Audio / Video editing
  • Source control (SVN, GIT, etc)

Salary is between £16K and £30K depending on your level of experience.

We can offer flexible working hours, company pension scheme and a friendly, modern working environment.

How to apply:

Please send a link to your online portfolio (or examples of your work/personal projects) along with an email introducing yourself (Your background, work history, education, hobbies, plans for the future, or whatever you feel relevant) and describing why you feel you are suitably qualified to fill this role.

If you have any questions in the meantime, please feel free to call/email us.



T: 0114 399 1011

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