Voodoo is a Tech company that creates and publishes hyper-casual and casual mobile games for a wide audience. It is the worldwide leader in the mobile game market through snackable, innovative and creative content combining data and new technologies.
The company raised $200M in 2018 and we have been certified a Great Place to Work France 2020. More recently, Tencent has become a minority stakeholder in Voodoo, with a role in framing our strategy to dominate the Asia Pacific region.
#1 worldwide in mobile game downloads, and regularly at the top of the App Store rankings, our games have about 300 million monthly active users and more than 4.4 billion downloads since our creation. Voodoo is one of the most impressive examples of hypergrowth in the ecosystem, having multiplied its turnover by 5 over the past few years.
With more than 300 employees around the world, we are hereby inviting you to join an ambitious, innovative and international company!
What is Voodoo’s Culture all about?
We recruit passionate and creative profiles, who combine data and new technologies to disrupt the mobile market. Driven by a test-and-learn culture, we welcome wonderfully talented people wishing to undertake and manage unique, ambitious and challenging projects.
Before applying, you need to know that the company’s Culture is very important to us. Our employees evolve within an environment designed to be a centre for fulfillment. Daily life at Voodoo is characterised by numerous events throughout the year that allow you to feel fully integrated into the team and get involved in creative and innovative projects. Among them: onboarding programs, our annual global summit, other company-wide events, hackathons, game jams, wellness events and more.
What will be your main challenges?
We are looking for a talented Senior Tech Engineer (Front End) to be part of the Publishing Engineering team and be in charge of Voodoo’s publishing platform. You will work closely with the product manager and the product designer to work on the platform roadmap regarding technical aspects. You will fully participate in the choice of the design and you will code the front end part of the platform.
This platform is used both internally (by Publishing managers, internal studios, customer success and Legal teams) and externally (by thousands of external studios).
- Design, build and make evolutions to mission-critical frontend applications in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment
- Take full ownership of your work, bringing creativity and helpfulness to the workplace every day
- Think big and consistently deliver innovation while solving complex problems
- Bring cutting edge technology into varied problem domains as a member of a high-performing, self-organized team
With this role you will have a strong impact on the company as the publishing platform is key for the relationship with studios and for all the steps of a game life cycle, from testing, getting insights and feedback on the prototypes, iterating on the game until its launch.
The platform is therefore crucial to our core business and our capacity to test and deliver hit games in a quick, frictionless and efficient way.
What is your team about?
This year, Voodoo is focusing on tech recruitment. When it comes to growth, several bottlenecks we’ve previously experienced involve the projects that our tech teams are working on every day, such as our brand new publishing platform designed to support studios and game launches, our marketing performance and optimization systems based on machine learning, and improving the attractiveness of our games and user retention, all of which we approach using internal data collecting solutions, analysis, and A/B testing. Based on our principles and values, you will have the opportunity to join our strong Growth & Engineering department, composed of around 40 people.
Be a part of a small, independent, helpful, and high-performing team of less than ten back end and front end Engineers. Come and work with us to solve complex problems using top of the range technology. You will all work together in continuously developing the platform. You will allow studios to optimise their games and increase the margin.
How do you match with our Stack?
What do we expect?
-Solid experience building front-end applications
-Appetite for UI/UX and attention to detail on both Interaction and visual design
-Familiarity working in a team in Agile development-Care about code quality, simplicity and performance
-Eagerness to learn new skills and code using new languages
What do we offer for this role?
Competitive salary (of course) ⧫ Free shares ⧫ Remote days ⧫ Lunch Card ⧫ Wellness activities ⧫ Hackathon ⧫ Grant for Purchase of a Bike ⧫ Seminars ⧫ Global Summit
The salary will depend on the experience and skills a candidate brings to the position in line with the levels outlined in the Voodoo Career Path.
We are offering all Voodoo members of staff a flexible vacation policy, allowing us to take as many paid days off as we need as long as the work is done and objectives are complete.
What is our recruitment process?
Our recruitment process typically includes a call with our recruitment team, as well as interviews with your future manager and team members focusing on job fit. We will focus on your soft skills through values fit interview that will determine if your values are compatible with ours. Our CEO is very much involved in the recruitment process, that is why on occasion he will also meet candidates as a last step. Lastly, our test and case studies culture is an integral part of the recruitment process and will feature at some point in your process.
Does this sound like it was written with you in mind? Excellent! Put in your application and let’s discuss the possibilities!