Kodable teaches kids how to code before they can read.

Senior Game Developer

$100K - $140K / 0.01% - 0.10%
San Diego, CA / Remote (US)
Job Type
3+ years
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Jon Mattingly
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About the role

About the role:

What's better than improving the lives of millions of kids? Join a passionate team teaching coding to millions of kids in over 50% of US Elementary Schools. Kodable is multi-platform Unity game with production deployments for Web and iOS. You'll be an integral part of a small, agile team building games that teach hundreds of thousands of kids a week the skills they'll need to succeed. The best part: this is a hands-on role. Less meetings, more coding! Sound exciting? Read on...

  • Work directly with top-tier artists, game designers, and educators to build games that teach computer science to kids while actually being fun!
  • You will have a hand in developing all parts of the Kodable game. Build and ship code that is immediately used by millions of kids.
  • You'll work directly with the CEO and product team to make sure everything you do has an impact on Kodable's key metrics, revenue, and ultimately our future.

Who we’re looking for:

  • You care deeply about early childhood education and training the next generation of programmers
  • You have 5+ years of Unity development experience in a production environment
  • You have 5+ years experience building applications in with an actual programming language such as JavaScript, Python, etc.
  • You have 3+ years working with C#
  • You have released, or been a significant part of the public release of a game (doesn't need to be anything major, but ideally something that got a few thousand users)

Highly Preferable (but not required) if:

  • You have 1+ years experience with 2d game development
  • You have experience with networking and interfacing with server-side code (saving/loading data, offline syncing, etc)
  • You have experience building and deploying multi-platform games (deploying to Web and iOS, for example)

Bonus Points if:

  • You have experience with REST APIs (creating or consuming)
  • You have experience with game design

We look forward to your application!

About Kodable

Kodable was founded to fill a gap in education currently affecting over 250 million kids around the world. Our mission is to help prepare kids for success in the 21st century by making programming education accessible to everyone.

We make awesome games that not only teach kids about programming, but help develop soft skills like grit, perseverance, and problem solving. Kids journey through the Smeeborgian Universe with a family of furry aliens and learn about programming logic, JavaScript, and game design. Kodable also includes a curriculum for elementary school teachers so they can feel confident teaching along side the game.

Kodable is already used in over 50% of US schools, and in over 190 countries. Help us continue our mission and expose millions more kids to the wonderful world of computer science!

Team Size:10
Location:San Diego, CA
Grechen Huebner
Grechen Huebner
Chief of Product
Jon Mattingly
Jon Mattingly