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Senior Front End Engineer - Gaming

About us:

Allwyn Lottery Solutions is a subsidiary of Allwyn Entertainment Group – a leading multi-national lottery operator with a market-leading presence in Austria, the Czech Republic, the USA, the UK, Greece, Cyprus, and Italy. We, in Allwyn LS, build better lotteries that return more to good causes by focusing on innovation, technology, efficiency, and safety across a growing casual gaming entertainment portfolio.

Our purpose is to make play better for all and our mission is to be a trusted and proactive guardian of all that is good in lotteries and casual gaming entertainment. We believe in changing lives…a little or a lot…but always for the better.

Allwyn Lottery Solutions is the global leader in designing and delivering captivating digital gaming solutions for lotteries worldwide. With our extensive industry experience, vast knowledge base, and diverse talent, we empower lotteries to create winners and support communities. Our collective expertise enables our clients to reach new players, expand brand engagement, and achieve long-term growth through sustainable and impactful technical solutions. Our differentiating factor lies in our ability to seamlessly engineer technical solutions that align with our client's visions. Our vision is to be a leading global lottery-led entertainment platform by making gaming better for all, starting from the foundations and enabling our team to blaze new trails and serve as the ground for empowering our clients to achieve sustainable, long-term growth.

What makes this role exciting and challenging:

As a Game Front End Engineer, you’ll be part of a Scrum team for conceptualizing, designing, and “breathing life” into our lottery games. You will have the opportunity to utilize the full range of your skills and work alongside a great team of people. We work as part of cross-functional teams located in Greece, London, Ireland, and Chicago.

The role involves some challenging work designing and developing HTML5 game content for the lottery and gaming industry. You should be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming and be proficient in modern Javascript (ES6+). Also have a good understanding of Javascript Graphics APIs (Canvas, WebGL). Experience with the Pixi game framework would also be a positive benefit, along with a commercial understanding of game design and a creative mind. You will be working on and have input on all aspects of our games from design to launch.

As part of your everyday responsibilities, you will:

  • Possess a good understanding of game requirements and usability

  • Continually improve code quality through automation and code reviews

  • Contribute innovative and original ideas

  • Maintain up-to-date working knowledge of all appropriate existing technologies as well as new techniques and tech

  • Be able to mentor junior team members and share knowledge with the team

  • You should also be a confident and accomplished communicator with commercial awareness and fit in with our highly active and integrated team and work processes

Requirements

Key qualifications for your success:

  • Computer Science Degree (BSc or higher)

  • Strong understanding of Object Oriented Programming

  • Minimum experience in Front End engineering role of at least 4-5 years

  • Proficiency with Modern ES6+ Javascript

  • Demonstrable experience in working with Spine/Pixi and/or other 2D animation software

  • Commercial understanding of game design and a creative mind

  • Excellent communication skills in English (written and verbal)

  • Ability to give and receive constructive feedback in a positive/professional manner

  • Organize and prioritize work effectively, able to adjust in a changing environment

  • Enjoy working collaboratively

  • Be able to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects and as part of a highly-skilled team.

  • A desire to learn new skills and develop your existing skillset

  • Positive attitude and a good sense of humor

Benefits

Unlock the Benefits-Discover What's in for you:

  • Be part of a dynamic team with enthusiastic experts that will support your talent and growth

  • Embark on a journey within a diverse environment full of opportunities and challenges

  • Comprehensive onboarding experience designed to facilitate your smooth transition

  • Attractive salary and a bonus plan

  • Health and life insurance for you and your family

  • Well-being allowance

  • Monthly lunch allowance

  • Developmental 360° feedback framework

  • Unlimited Training options and tools

  • Extensive leave plan

  • Employee Assistance Program with specialized Counselors / Licensed Psychologists

  • Enjoyable and stable working environment

  • Flexible working arrangements (fully remote/hybrid)

  • Modern workspace environment

  • Apple equipment and top-notch office technology to support our hybrid working

Allwyn Lottery Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer which prides itself in being diverse and inclusive. We do not tolerate discrimination, harassment, or victimisation in the workplace. All employment decisions at Allwyn are based on the business needs, the job requirements, and the individual qualifications. Allwyn encourages applications from individuals regardless of age, disability (visible or hidden), sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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