Players' Lounge

Earn money and crypto playing your favorite AAA video games

Lead Software Engineer (React Native)

$150k - $250k
Location
New York, NY / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
Experience
6+ years
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Dan Delaney
Dan Delaney
Founder

About the role

Company Introduction

Players’ Lounge enables gamers of all skill levels to earn money and cryptocurrency playing their favorite AAA video games. Our mission at Players’ Lounge is to give gamers a social and monetary return on investment of their gaming time. We are the game agnostic, play-to-earn layer for the most popular games in the world. To date, we have raised $20m in funding. Investors include: ycombinator, Samsung, Griffin Gaming Partners, Strauss Zelnick, Drake, Marissa Mayer and Myles Garrett.

When hiring candidates, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in our culture, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, grow rapidly, and love our work. We also know how critical it is to celebrate and support our differences. Employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences and opinions enables our employees, our product and our community to flourish. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. To help facilitate this, we support remote, hybrid or onsite work at our New York City or Manchester, UK offices.

Job Description

We are looking for a Lead React Native engineer interested in building performant mobile apps on both iOS and Android platforms. You will be responsible for leading a team of engineers working on our mobile applications, as well as architecting new features and improvements. Additionally, you will coordinate with teams responsible for other layers of the product infrastructure. Building a product is a highly collaborative effort, and as such, a strong team player with a commitment to perfection is required. As a Lead Engineer, you will also be responsible for leading and managing a group of engineers.

Our ideal candidate uses our product, has a passion for gaming and our company mission, and works hard to ensure every gamer knows about Players’ Lounge. We want our team members to take initiative to improve our product through a deep caring for the user experience and the maintainability of our codebase while effectively managing the tradeoffs between feature development and refactoring.

Responsibilities

  • Lead our mobile apps team, including managing a group of engineers
  • Architect and implement new features within our mobile apps
  • Leverage native APIs for deep integrations with both platforms
  • Work closely with engineers from other teams and layers of the product
  • Maintain code and write automated tests to ensure the product is of the highest quality
  • Contribute to and maintain our internal design system used across our web and mobile app
  • Mentor other members of the mobile team, instilling best practices through the code-review process and pair programming

Skills

We don’t expect anyone to have experience with all the technologies outlined here, this is just an indicative list of some of the tech we use daily.

  • Experience leading / managing a team
  • History of building React Native apps from the ground up
  • Firm grasp of the JavaScript & TypeScript languages and their nuances
  • Comfortable working with version control systems such as Git
  • Rock-solid at working with third-party dependencies and debugging dependency conflicts
  • Familiarity with native build tools, e.g. XCode, Gradle and associated CI tools, e.g. CircleCI
  • Experience with animation in React Native and usage of libraries such as Lottie
  • Understanding of GraphQL APIs, offline storage, and state management
  • Experience with Test Driven Development (both unit and E2E)

Why you should join Players' Lounge

Players’ Lounge enables gamers of all skill levels to earn money and cryptocurrency playing their favorite AAA video games. Our mission at Players’ Lounge is to give gamers a social and monetary return on investment of their gaming time. We are the game agnostic, play-to-earn layer for the most popular games in the world.

We have raised $20m in funding. Investors include: ycombinator, Samsung, Griffin Gaming Partners, Strauss Zelnick, Drake and Myles Garrett.

Players' Lounge
Founded:2014
Team Size:13
Location:NY
Founders
Dan Delaney
Dan Delaney
Founder
Zach Dixon
Zach Dixon
Founder
Austin Woolridge
Austin Woolridge
Founder