Lead Online Programmer

Category: Other
Company: Spellbound
Location: Berlin (Germany)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Spellbound Berlin is a branch of the internationally well-known and established game-developer Spellbound Entertainment AG. We have been founded to develop for the swiftly growing opportunities in the mobile and browser game markets for Spellbound. It is our goal to be internationally successful with Spellbound’s own IPs like Giana Sisters or Airline Tycoon and with other high quality projects in the mobile and browser game markets. We offer a communicative and multi-cultural working atmosphere with flat hierarchies in the media center of Berlin to get the creative spirit of this city into our games. Are you creative and open for new ideas? Are you interested in working on successful international titles? If you are a talent in your sector and have a good knowledge of the English language - Apply to us!

Spellbound Berlin is currently seeking for a Lead Online Developer/Programmer.


  • Effectively communicate the core technical design and experience to the rest of the internal organization
  • Help to ensure that the product leverages the ideas and resources of the design
  • Project manage all technical facets of the online game as a live service
  • Help evaluate, as part of due diligence, technical capabilities of prospective partners
  • Problem solve
  • Review and critique developers work
  • Identify project risks and communicate them promptly and effectively with proposed solutions
  • Create best practices and technical documents

An ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

  • Working knowledge of object oriented PHP 4 or 5, HTML 4, CSS 2 or 3, MySQL and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Design Patterns
  • Experience with Unix Systems
  • Ability to effectively problem solve
  • Architectural expertise
  • Working knowledge of upcoming technologies such as Flash 3D, HTML 5, etc.
  • Project management experience
  • Strong understanding of backend/online infrastructure as it relates to social/casual games
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to work in a team environment with maturity and leadership

Previous Experience:

  • 5+ years software development experience within the games industry. Online and social games experience a must
  • 2+ years as a Technical Director or Lead Programmer or Team Leader of games development
  • 1+ AAA social/casual games titles preferred, including launch and live execution
Please send your application to [email protected]
Created on the 14-10-2013
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