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Join our mission-driven game studio and help teach millions of kids to code

Game Developer at Kids Coding Company

$100k – $160k • 0.1% – 1.0%
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When you start making games at Kodable, you’ll be creating games that engage kids around the world in a meaningful way. You’ll have the opportunity to gain expertise in a variety of areas including game frameworks, game design, UI, networking, optimization and everything else in between. You’ll direct development of all game-related features to ensure a seamless experience with all platforms. Kodable is multi-platform with a main codebase written in JavaScript using Cocos2d-X. We have production deployments for Web and iOS that routinely get 10s of thousands of users a day.

About the team:

The Kodable team is full of bright, ambitious people who are passionate about their jobs. You’ll work with a product team with over 50 years of collective experience creating top-notch games for companies like EA, Leapfrog, and Scientific Learning. Every member of the team has a voice in making Kodable great.

Work on a small, agile team building games used by hundreds of thousands of kids every week! Kodable is multi-platform with a main codebase written in JavaScript using Cocos2d-X and production deployments for Web and iOS.

  • Work directly with top-tier artists, game designers, and educators from Google, Cornell, Harvard, and more to build games that teach computer science to kids while actually being fun!
  • You’ll develop on all parts of the Kodable game. Build and ship code that is immediately used by millions of kids!
  • Work directly with the CEO and executive team to make sure everything you do has a impact on Kodable's key metrics, revenue, and ultimately our future

What you’ll do:

  • You will be participating heavily in the development for the Kodable game. Kodable is multi-platform with a main codebase written in JavaScript using Cocos2d-X. We have production deployments for Web and iOS that routinely get 10s of thousands of users a day.

  • You’ll direct development of all game-related features. Working directly with the CTO to ensure a seamless experience with all platforms.

  • You'll work directly with top-tier artists and game designers to build and deploy new features and games

Who we’re looking for:

  • You have 1+ years JavaScript development experience in a production environment
  • You have 1+ years experience in game development
  • You care deeply about programming education
  • You have contributed significantly to the release of a production-level game (preferably not a side-project, something with actual users)
  • You have experience with APIs and interfacing with server-side code (saving/loading data, offline syncing, etc)

Highly Preferable if:

  • You have experience with Cocos2d (any variant)
  • You have experience working with a game framework in a production environment (JavaScript preferred, Unity/Unreal do not count)
  • You have experience experience building multi-platform games
  • You have experience experience with Test-Driven Development

Bonus Points if:

  • You have built your own REST API
  • You love dogs!

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
CEO and Co-Founder at @Kodable. University of Louisville football. Wrote first line of code at 6 on a computer with no mouse.
Founder @Kodable. Studied at @University of Louisville. Self taught graphic designer. @Imagine K12 Fall '13 alum. Westly Prize winner.

Brianna Gray

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Community and Curriculum at Kodable. Teach for America alumni, former teacher for OUSD and Caliber Beta Academy.
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100% of health, vision, dental, and life insurance coverage

Flexible work-from-home schedule

Gym stipend - we'll cover the cost of your gym membership!

Quarterly off-site events

Help teach millions of kids how to code

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