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HTML5 Game Developer with Nakama Server Experience @ Fairplay Heroes

London, UK

Job description

We are an emerging iGaming studio entering development of our first game. As we gear up for this exciting phase, we are in search of a talented HTML5 Game Developer who is proficient in JavaScript and CSS and has hands-on experience with the Nakama open-source game server. This contract position offers the potential to evolve into a permanent role within our dynamic team.

Core responsibilities

  • Design and develop engaging, responsive, and high-performance game interfaces using HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Implement game logic and user interactions that align with our design philosophy, ensuring a seamless and intuitive user experience.
  • Work collaboratively with our design and development teams to integrate visual and audio assets into the game, optimizing performance across various devices and platforms.
  • Utilize the Nakama open-source server to support scalable multiplayer game architectures, ensuring stable and secure player connections.
  • Participate in code reviews, adhere to best practices in software development, and contribute to the continuous improvement of our development processes.
  • Assist in the identification and resolution of bugs and performance issues to ensure the highest quality product.
  • Stay updated with the latest trends and advancements in game development technologies and methodologies, applying this knowledge to enhance our game offerings.


  • Proven experience in HTML5 game development, with a strong portfolio showcasing completed projects.
  • Proficiency in JavaScript and CSS, with the ability to write clean, efficient, and well-documented code.
  • Hands-on experience with the Nakama open-source game server, particularly in implementing multiplayer game functionalities.
  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Strong communication skills, with fluency in English.
  • Passion for gaming and a keen eye for detail, with the ability to translate game design concepts into engaging player experiences.

Additional information

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with additional game development tools and frameworks such as Phaser, PixiJS, or Three.js.
  • Knowledge of web security best practices, particularly in the context of online gaming.
  • Previous experience in the iGaming industry or with blockchain/cryptocurrency-related projects.

What We Offer:

  • The opportunity to be a part of an innovative project in the iGaming space, with the potential for long-term engagement.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment where creativity and innovation are encouraged.
  • Competitive compensation, commensurate with experience and skills.

If you are passionate about game development and are excited about the prospect of contributing to a pioneering project in the iGaming industry, we would love to hear from you!