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Senior Frontend Engineer - Game Development

At DraftKings, we're inspired by our shared passion for developing creative solutions to complex challenges and empowering the people around us to do their best work. We are industry leaders in the digital entertainment and technology space and are propelled by constant curiosity and diverse perspectives.

Building the possibilities. 

As a Senior Frontend Engineer, you’ll be part of one of our Game Development teams where you’ll work closely with designers, product managers, and data analysts. You’ll be a creative contributor to our processes and decision-making so when we build new products, we can ensure scalability and availability of the entire platform. Sounds good to you? Join us. 

What you’ll do as a Senior Software Engineer:

  • Work with design and art teams to create gameplay systems.

  • Take technical ownership of a full game and coordinate effectively with other teams and stakeholders.

  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to build a strong team of developers.

  • Work within and enhance core game technologies.

  • Introduce fresh ideas and bring innovative solutions to the table.

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills and an ability to mentor and grow others.

What you’ll bring: 

  • 4+ years experience in Frontend Development using JS and React.

  • Involvement in product development from conception to completion.

  • Ability to lead by example through coding best practices and time management.

  • A passion for making games.

  • Strong JavaScript / TypeScript skills

  • Strong understanding of CSS.

  • familiarity with Game Development frameworks (PixiJS/Phaser)- An advantage.

Join Us!

Our teams are fueled by innovation. We are looking ahead, building what’s next, and continuously reinventing the industry. We’re a publicly traded (NASDAQ: DKNG) technology company headquartered in Boston, with teams around the world and an expanding global presence.

We strive to create a place where all feel safe, empowered, engaged, championed, and inspired. DraftKings is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we do not tolerate discrimination of any kind and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities regardless of your gender identity, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, or status as an individual with a disability.

Ready to build what’s next? Apply now.

As a regulated gaming company, you may be required to obtain a gaming license issued by the appropriate state agency as a condition of employment.

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