At WildTangent, we build technology that delights consumers and helps partners grow their businesses. We began by building the world’s largest online games service in 1998. Today, we have installed over 20 billion apps on Windows and Android devices and continue to expand our ecosystem of app partners. WildTangent, a gamigo, Inc. company, is on a mission to becoming the gold standard in digital gaming. We aim to achieve this by putting our gamers first and providing them with excellent, and fun experiences. Our model provides the full package, where gamers can buy, rent, or play games for free! Join our team in continuing our journey of becoming a leading E-Commerce platform that provides gaming services across numerous demographics.
WildTangent is looking for an experienced and driven Front-End Engineer responsible for developing and improving user experiences across the service. This position reports to the Head of Product Development and will collaborate with software developers and other groups of the company to achieve business and product objectives. We are looking for someone who is extremely customer-focused, with a great sense for effective user journeys. The ideal candidate demonstrates a positive can-do attitude, and truly thrives within a scrappy, fast-paced environment.
Plan and execute testing of completed applications, websites and software to assess user experiences
Conduct research through various platforms to gather feedback on user's ease of use and incorporate the findings in the development
Create drafts to conceptualize designs and convey project plans to multi-departmental teams and management
Enhance the user experience by providing seamless navigation through various digital programs and interfaces
Use coding to develop the aesthetics implemented within a website or product from start to end
Combine interface design concepts with digital design and establish milestones
Collaborate with back-end web developers and programmers to improve usability
Maintain confidentiality of gamigo’s internal information
Follow best practices, processes, and standards
Keep up to date on state-of-the-art methods, practices, and technologies
Other related duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development, Graphic Design, or other UI Developer related field, or equivalent professional experience.
Minimum five years of user interface development experience
Experience developing code to meet the needs and requirements of the user.
Strong skills with Typescript and other programming languages
Experience developing with HTML and CSS
Experience writing automated unit, integration, and end-to-end tests
Experience with React/JS a plus
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong analytical, reporting and problem-solving skills