Software Developer for Kid’s mobile gaming startup

Company & Contact

77SPARX Studio, Inc, Sunnyvale, CA

Description

77SPARX Studio was founded in 2012 by MIT and Wharton alumni and parents who saw a need for quality kid’s games and “digital toys” for iOS and Android devices. At 77SPARX Studio, we envision a future where smart mobile devices are an integral part of every child’s life, and we are creating quality kid’s products to meet that vision.

We have built award-winning products that are not only popular with kids and parents alike, but also help kids develop core skills. Our products have been played over 35 million times by over 1 million kids all over the world! Check out Puzzingo on the Apple and Google Play stores and see for yourself.

Job Description

We are looking for an outstanding software developer who has a passion for making great games and digital toys for kids. As a software developer, you will have a hand in redefining the way a whole new generation of children play. Your primary responsibility is to deliver well-engineered software that is a joy for kids to play. In addition, you will assist in all aspects of development from ideation and conception, testing, and maintenance. You will also be delivering products for both iOS and Android devices.

If you are someone who likes kid’s games, or if you are someone who is excited to create something that kids all around the world will wake up in the morning and ask for, then this is for you!

Required Qualifications:

  • Has creativity, versatility, and a passion for kid’s toys, media, and gaming
  • Enjoys a fast-paced, challenging, and entrepreneurial environment
  • Has a solid background and experience in software engineering, software design, and object-oriented programming
  • Desired Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

  • Has experience delivering commercial-quality games (Have something in the app stores?  Tell us about it!)
  • Has experience with gaming technologies such as Flash Action Script, Lua Scripting, Corona SDK, Cocos2D, or Unity3D

This is a great opportunity for you to get in on the ground floor of the emerging world of mobile gaming for kids – an industry that is exploding. Besides, wouldn’t it be amazing to tell your friends – “Yes, I built the app that your kid is playing!” There is really nothing more gratifying than seeing the smile on kids’ faces that came from playing your app.

Please note this is a contract to permanent position with compensation in the form of a mix of cash and equity, depending on experience.

To Apply

If interested or have any questions, send us an email at info@77sparx.com. Please include your resume and links to any games you may have developed in the past.

Note: 77SPARX Studio is not accepting agency/search firm referrals for this posting or other job postings. 77SPARX Studio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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