Mar 23, 2021

Junior JavaScript Developer

  • Acuity Consultants
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Junior JavaScript Developer to develop globally recognized Games for a Top Gaming company. You will work on the complete end to end design and development of online games and will gain experience in PIXI.js and Babylon.js.

Based in Johannesburg, this Junior JavaScript Developer position is paying R35k/month (depending on experience).

For the past 9 years, this South African software company has been designing and developing online games for some of the biggest online gaming markets in the world, and with an established team of gaming engineers and developers, it is a great learning environment where you will gain Babylon.js, Pixie.js experience.

Their work environment is relaxed and non-corporate, where plugging in your headphones, kicking off your slops and getting stuck in is the norm.

Working with their team of developers, designers, and gaming engineers, you will initially be working on the maintenance of their existing games and systems to begin with, after which you will be involved with the game design and prototyping (from concept right through to end product development), using JavaScript, HTML5 and a range of other technologies.

• You will gain JavaScript experience developing games which are recognized globally.
• You will have the opportunity to influence the quality & design of recognized games.
• You will work with a highly skilled team of developers & industry experts.

• Qualification or certificate in Programming or Computer Science
• 6months – 2 years JavaScript development experience
• HTML5 + CSS3 experience
• Interest in contemporary programming trends such as functional and reactive programming, CSS pre-processing, alternative JavaScript languages, web components, touch user experiences, and responsive design.
• Interest in programming graphical effects
• Knowledge of JavaScript ecosystems tools – webpack, npm and yarn

If you qualify for this role, please email your CV directly to:

Ashleigh Graham or ash [at]

We appreciate every application and we do give each due consideration but if you have not had a response to your application within 14 days please consider it unsuccessful. To help us respond swiftly, please ensure you have read the requirements and ensure that your application contains the relevant details for the position you are applying for.

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