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Web Developer


Shanghai, CN
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Industry: Technology
  • Post Date: 05/25/2023
  • Website:
  • Company Address: , Santa Monica, CA

About Thatgamecompany

thatgamecompany designs and develops artistically crafted, broadly accessible video games that push the boundaries of interactive entertainment. They strive to contribute meaningful, enriching experiences that touch and inspire players and create timeless interactive entertainment that makes positive change to the human psyche worldwide.

Job Description

thatgamecompany is building an R&D team in China. The new team will help the company with a long-term tech stack, including cloud-native infrastructure, internal web-based tools and editors, multi-tenant platforms and microservices, data warehouse, and data pipelines.

Location: Shanghai


On any given day at thatgamecompany, you might:

  • Design and implement web-based UI for various internal tools and platforms we are actively building from scratch.

  • Design and implement web-based collaborative data editors, rich data visualizers and customer support tools for our current and future social game titles.

  • Deliver user-friendly and performant web services.

  • Interact with different departments of the company to discover and address problems and needs

  • Provide technical insight and ideas regarding user experience of internal tools.

We expect you to:

  • Have deep passion and thoughts for video games; be a gamer and think on behalf of players.

  • Be comfortable taking risks and accomplish engineering achievements that no one else has done.

  • Enjoy working with fast-moving and rapidly-growing small teams.

Required Skills

  • Fluent in spoken English for professional communications.

  • Proficient in HTML/CSS/JavaScript.

  • Proficient in at least one popular JavaScript framework, such as React or Vue.

  • Be familiar with Responsive Design.

  • Eager to learn any new technology and always open to jumping out of your comfort zone. 

Preferred Skills

Any of the following would be highly preferred, but most of all, we value engineers who are eager to learn new ways to deliver value to players: 

  • Proficient in React and Redux.

  • Proficient in TypeScript.

  • Have some general knowledge in backend tech stack, such as NodeJS or Golang, as well as SQL databases, MongoDB, Redis, etc.

  • Experienced in developing mobile apps with React Native.

  • Be able to make prototypes and UI flow design with Figma.