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Full-Stack Developer (Game)

About us

In the last 4 years, Prodigy has gone from 3,000 to over 14,000,000 students across North America (including 80% of all Ontario students), and is currently the fastest growing educational startup in North America. By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to help an entire generation of students to LOVE learning math while working alongside some of the brightest and most passionate people in education and gaming.

Job Description

As a Full-Stack Developer, your mission will be to build features, services and tools to help our development process. You will be responsible for:

Creating intuitive reports and content/management tools that will support our Game designers, product owners and developers.

Developing reusable modules that keep our codebase rock-solid.

What you'll need:

  • Solid understanding of JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS
  • Experience with one or more JavaScript frameworks (Backbone, React, Angular, Vue, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of writing maintainable CSS
  • Passion for user experience and building things that look great
  • Working knowledge of REST API integration and at least some experience dabbling in the backend
  • Experience with version control using Git
  • A love for learning and staying on top of the latest in web development

What we'd also love to see:

  • Experience with Node.js
  • Familiarity with ES6 and beyond
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as Mocha or Jasmine
  • Knowledge of relational databases, SQL

Why you'll love Prodigy

Huge growth opportunities

Our company size has quadrupled in the last two years, we've raised over $1,000,000 in grants and initial investment, and we're profitable. You’ll be joining a company that won’t stay small long, and we’ll be actively working to retain our best and brightest as we grow through financial incentives and job perks.

Be the big fish

We pride ourselves on creating an environment where good ideas win, period. If you have a fantastic idea, it’s typical to see it in our product within 6 weeks. You’re not a cog, and we won’t treat you like one.

Transform society

There’s a reason we chose to work in elementary education: our students need help, and we’re making sure they get it. We’re already seeing fantastic results with our students and we’re working with leading researchers across Canada to help transform our education system.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA). Prodigy Game will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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