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Lead Web Developer (VR & Gaming)

Delegate by Kate, Inc

This is a Contract position in The Woodlands, TX posted September 14, 2020.

Lead Web Developer (VR & Gaming) With intent to promote to VP of Virtual Reality & Software Development We are looking for an outstanding Web & Gaming Developer to be responsible for the coding, innovative design, and layout of our online platform startup.

The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver who will work in coordination with cross-functional teams to design, develop, and maintain our next-generation virtual event management websites and web tools.

You must be comfortable working as part of a team while taking the initiative to take lead on new innovations and projects.

We are looking for a dreamer and a visionary We want someone who can see the designs we want to create and find a way of bringing those to life instead of telling us what needs to change to fit a template or plugin.

We would love to work with someone who has a creative mind and a passion for new projects and opportunities, and who is excited about working with a cutting edge startup.

The ideal candidate will also be responsible for transforming storyboards and creative designs into well-performing, interactive, and responsive virtual reality solutions and applications at times.

Our first project is the planning and development of an all-in-one virtual hub for industry support services, and we are looking for the right fit for a developer on this project and long-term.

Compensation We want someone on our team who is happy to be part of the startup and vision and feels valued and heard.

We are invested in doing what we can to make the working relationship one that benefits all involved, and hiring team members that want to help us create and foster a fun, inclusive, impactful, and radical culture for the company going forward.

We’re here to shake up the virtual business world while making sure we all find a harmonious balance of work and life.

We are offering equity upon discussions with the selected individual for the initial “startup period” (defined as 6 months from contract signing in order to begin work on the product for resale), followed by a contract wage valid for 12 months upon agreement, in addition to initial equity, after the initial “startup period” has ended.

The wage is to be negotiated with the individual before signing.

Responsibilities Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices Create a website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices Integrate data from various back-end services and databases Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs Create and maintain software documentation Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities Cooperate with web designers to match visual design intent Work with cross-functionally to enhance the overall user experience of our platforms Own various design tasks involved in the web development life cycle from start to finish Qualifications At least 2-3 years’ game development experience At least 2
– 3 years’ of experience using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Proficiency in at least one server-side technology (Java, PHP, NodeJS, Python, Ruby) At least 2-3 years’ App Development experience At least 2-3 years’ experience in virtual reality and augmented reality Unity 3D development experience Proven working experience in web programming Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object-Oriented Programming, and web application development Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools Basic knowledge of Search Engine Optimization process Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem-solving skills Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly, and master diverse web technologies and techniques.