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Mobile Game Developer (HTML5)

Motivo Inc
Tokyo, Japan
December 24, 2018


■ Job Description

We are seeking for Mobile Game Developers (HTML5) with good experience of Node.js to join our team in Tokyo, Japan.

We are looking for people who are driven to create amazing gameplay experiences and who want to shape the future of the mobile games industry.

In this role, you will be asked to:

- Work with the latest 2D and 3D web-based technologies

- Create and implement compelling gameplay mechanics

- Program the user interface based on the game design provided by the producer

- Implement game logic using our awesome in-house game server

- Comply with and reinforce development best practices

- Implement visual effects using HTML5/CSS3, tweening libraries, and custom tools

■ Required Experience

- Must currently reside in or be able to relocate to Tokyo, Japan

- 3+ years of JavaScript or TypeScript experience (front-end and/or back-end)

- Understanding of WebGL or other 3D rendering API (OpenGL, DirectX)

- Superior knowledge of HTML5/CSS3/Canvas interface implementation

- Second programming language (C/C++/ObjC, C#, Java, Python, Go, PHP, Ruby, etc.)

- Git knowledge

■ Additional Desired Skill

- Japanese (at least a basic level and a willingness to learn)

- Experience with a smartphone and/or social game development

- Experience with non-web game engines, such as Unity, Cocos or Unreal Engine

- Experience with WebGL and/or WebGL engines, such as PlayCanvas or Three.js

- Experience implementing gameplay mechanics using a game engine

Node.js and related development tools knowledge

- Knowledge of and/or experience with SQL or NoSQL databases

- Additional languages

■ Other Requirements

- English

- University Bachelor's Degree

■ Compensation and Facilities

- 4,000,000JPY - 8,000,000

- Visa Sponsorship

- Standard Labour Benefits

- Others (Relocation, Japanese Lessons, Holidays, are negotiable during the interviews)

■ Who can apply for this position?

We are looking for developers from different nationalities, very active and who want to develop different services. It doesn't matter if you are a freshman or an experienced developer, we have different kinds of internal teams which allow us to set you up with the right team and projects in order to scale your skills.

■ Company mission with the developers:

One of our main missions is to deliver a good service to clients but also increase the skills of our internal developers in order to develop more internal services.

■ Visa Sponsorship:

In order to apply for the visa, the candidate must have his/her license or certification (University Degree) or have more than 10 years experience as a developer with documents that prove his/her job career (recommendation letters, job certification).

Once we get all the documents we apply for your visa, this process usually takes from 1 to 2 months if you have a university degree.

If you are applying for 10-years experience without the university degree the process might take as max 6 months.

■ About Motivo

Motivo is a privately held recruitment and consulting organization based in Tokyo. We have well-established, reliable and direct networks and access to Japanese B2B companies in different IT fields all over Japan. Our mission is to help globalize Japanese businesses by providing highly skilled, globally sourced candidates

We offer a competitive advantage in delivering exceptional talent to our clients by also providing support relocation and visa processes. Taking care of all the facets of global recruitment.

Our entire staff has years of experience in IT, project management, and marketing. This allows us to understand that having a well-structured team can help empower companies to succeed.