Front End Developer

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Posted
October 26, 2021
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

After our recent successful launch on Oculus Quest, we’re looking to grow the team! With a big focus on community, we need a talented developer to help build websites and apps to help support and engage our growing community.

Team/Company

Alta is a VR video game studio based in Sydney, Australia, with remote workers around the globe. We are the developer behind A Township Tale, the leading VR MMO in the industry. We’re a small team of skilled and passionate developers, and we’re looking to grow in order to create the best possible adventures for our players.

The role

As a Front End Developer, you will be working with new and existing web applications, to bring front facing experiences to our players. These include our website, launcher, dashboards, and other future projects. These projects are a mix of marketing focused, and for facilitating existing players. You will be working on a variety of platforms, ensuring the experiences are fantastic no matter which platform the user is on. You’ll also be involved in the design process, providing expertise in user experience, and understanding of what features would benefit our users the most.

Requirements

  • Typescript | React | Electron | Node.js
  • 5+ years of Front End development
  • Have worked on multiple live websites
  • Experience working with a team
  • Strong design and user experience skills
  • Experience with responsive design
  • Strong communication skills to discuss requirements, deliverables, and timelines with non-technical stakeholders

Bonus skills

  • Next.js | GraphQL | C# + ASP.NET
  • Experience with OAuth2/OpenID
  • Experience with AWS
  • Interest in video games

If you’re looking for a studio that’s growing, has a hit game, but is still small enough where your work will have a direct impact, then Alta is the place for you. We’re incredibly excited about the future of A Township Tale, and would love to have you join us.

How to apply

Please send your resume to apply@altavr.io

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About Alta

Alta is a Sydney-based Virtual Reality start-up. Since 2016 we have worked on the multiplayer game A Township Tale and have grown from the 3 founding members to over a dozen passionate developers. At Alta, each team member wears multiple hats and is committed to our overall mission in developing a ground-breaking VR experience for players worldwide.

We are passionate game developers who played and built games all our lives. We founded Alta with the goal of creating a strong studio culture based on respect for our players, professionalism, and ownership of the work we create. We believe that it is impossible to create epic games without great studio structure and intimate communication with our players.

We are now fully remote and have several team members in different time zones. We are a very tight knit team and finding a great team fit is just as important to us and finding the right skillset.

We're hiring developers, programmers, and artists. You can view (and share) all of our openings here.

About A Township Tale

Band together with your friends and explore a long-forgotten world filled with adventure, danger, and ancient secrets. Tame the wilderness as a group and build your own town. A sanctuary in this wild land, your town is where you’ll craft gear for your next expedition. It takes all kinds of heroes to make a successful town. Will you be a warrior? A miner? A blacksmith? Choose your destiny, and unlock new abilities for your town and your party. But choose carefully. Dangers lurk in the darkness below, and your choices in town and as a team will decide if you become legends, or your tale ends in tragedy.


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