Software Engineer - Front End

| Greater Denver Area | Remote
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Full or part-time remote contract-to-hire work. Rate based on abilities/experience.

We are a venture capital backed, female and minority founded start-up with an active employee stock option pool. Equity option grants are a part of every position.

Come be a key part of bringing a new gaming platform to life a team that loves creating and gaming.

If your superpower is killer frontends on web technology; if you love technically challenging interfaces involving streaming, realtime communications, WebGL, and offline capabilities; if you are passionate about clean code as much as clean interfaces; then we’d love to talk with you about joining our team.

Last Gameboard is a funded female-founded startup based in Colorado with a largely remote team. Last Gameboard is creating a new tabletop gaming platform with a large screen and advanced features for sensing game pieces and its environment allowing interactions impossible before now. The platform is then being loaded with game development partnerships from some of the best games on a tabletop. We are growing our foundational team, seeking highly effective forward-thinking engineers ready to get in early on something we are passionate about seeing grow.

Job Requirements

  • Create responsive progressive web applications that supplement the Gameboard-1 experience
  • Create clean beautiful end-user experiences with attention to detail in collaboration with UX and designers.
  • Contribute to design and architecture of web applications, integrations, APIs, data models, server protocols, etc.
  • Develop efficient real-time communication between application, gameboard, and servers
  • Develop 3D gameplay features within our web applications
  • Deploy PWA in appropriate native wrappers for iOs and Android
  • Implement testing and monitoring of applications you work on

Team Expectations

  • Produce effective and maintainable software/systems
  • Interface with content developers, developer relations team, product team, experience designers, etc. to convert use-cases into concrete dev requirements
  • Must be able to document plans, designs, and thoughts for others to consume
  • Must wear multiple hats and be able to do different tasks if required
  • Must be a self-starter with a results mindset
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively - able to share your vision, effectively engage peers, articulate technical concepts to non-technical audiences, promoting your ideas as well as being humble when you may be wrong.

Qualifications

  • Expert JavaScript ability - best practices, refactoring for clarity, and effective coding is a must
  • Expert experience with modern front end frameworks - Angular or React, Redux, RXJS, etc. (final stack selection in-progress)
  • Expert experience creating responsive web applications - look great on mobile, tablet, and web
  • Expert understanding of HTTP, HTML, CSS, Web APIs, PWA, and other core Web technology concepts.
  • Significant experience with WebRTC and or Websockets.
  • Significant experience with WebGL

Bonus Points

  • Full/Cross Stack development experience
  • Love of tabletop games (had to be said)

About Gameboard:

In 2018, avid tabletop gamer Shail Mehta had a vision for the future of tabletop gaming: 1) a commitment to building player and creator community 2) an obsession with great User Experience (UX) and 3) a fanatical focus on data security. It is through these lenses that Gameboard was forged - the worldʼs first "all you can play" tabletop gaming platform that blends physical, digital, private screen and augmented reality to modernize your social gameplay.

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