Competitive with excellent benefits + bonus
Vacancy Type:
01 Jul 2021
23 (Entain)
About The Role

Entain is one of the world’s largest sports betting and gaming groups, operating both online and in the retail sector. With offices across five continents and licences in more than 20 countries, we operate some of the most well-known and iconic brands in the industry with more than 250 years of combined history – names such as Ladbrokes, partypoker, bwin and Coral.

We are looking for a Junior/Graduate JavaScript Developer to join our in house games team. This role will be based within our in-house development studio based in Oldham, Greater Manchester.

Our CR Games team develop gaming products for our global online sites and retail shops, these include Slot Games, Scratch Cards and Reactor Games. Our games are some of the best in the market with innovative concepts and new features; player experience is at the heart of what we do.

If you’re looking to work in a fast paced environment, creating exciting and innovating gaming products, then this could be the role for you.

Key Responsibilities

Part of your responsibilities will include;

  • Work with existing designs and products to transform and reproduce them for the mobile market.

    You will work with the design team, to take existing Retail based products and replicate the functionality and feel for the online market. You will be responsible for making key decisions in the development process, to ensure that there are comparable functions and features available on a mobile device.

  • Work closely with the design team to produce new and exciting products for a global market.

    You will take a design specification and produce a brand new game. You will be responsible for ensuring that the quality of the product is polished, and well developed. You will be working closely with the Graphics team, to ensure their vision is brought to life in the product you’re developing.

  • Work with the QA and Operations team to deliver products through the development process to required timelines.
You would work closely with the Quality Assurance team to ensure your developed products are fit for purpose, delivered to meet the quality standards and compliance requirements of the company.

What we are looking for: 

  • Strong JavaScript skills
  • Good working knowledge of HTML & CSS
  • Modern IDE usage (Visual Studio, WebStorm, IntelliJ, etc.)
  • Some experience with source control software (Perforce, Git, SVN, etc.)
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Work well within strict development guidelines

Who you are: 

  • Working knowledge of web development
  • Degree level education or equivalent in a relevant field
  • Portfolio showcasing key projects or work undertaken
  • Strong knowledge of both ECMAScript 5th Edition and ES2015 JavaScript standards
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript tooling (Webpack, Gulp.js, Babel, Yarn, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of Node.js ecosystem
  • Knowledge of UI based JavaScript frameworks (Node.js, Vue.js, etc.)
  • Understanding of C/C++
Additional Information
About The Company

We’re Entain. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experiences for our customers, revolutionising the space as we go. We’re specialists in safer gambling and the company that is at the forefront of responsibility.

Combining technology and entertainment to build products that push the boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands – names such as bwin, Ladbrokes, Coral, Gala, Betdaq, and many more. With a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

Diversity and inclusion at Entain

As a global employer, Entain is committed to providing a safe, fun, and inclusive culture where our people feel like they truly belong. We are a multicultural business that values, celebrates and respects individual differences, so whatever your sexuality, gender, gender identity, ability, age, race, religion or belief, you will have a voice here, and the space to do your best work. Our diverse internal networks provide the support for you to express your views and make a positive difference, all for the good of entertainment.

Our Culture As real as it gets

At Entain we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success.

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and benefits package that we're extremely proud of.