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Lead Web Developer

Job Title: Lead Web Developer

Contract/Permanent: Permanent only

Location of Role: Dundee

YoYo Games, part of the Playtech family is the home of GameMaker: Studio™, the fastest and friendliest cross-platform game development technology out there. GameMaker Studio has been downloaded over 7 million times. We’re on a mission to ensure game development is available to all.

About the Role

As Lead Web Developer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining YoYo Games' websites and online services, both internal and public-facing. You will lead projects from a technical side and mentor more junior developers assisting on projects.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for web development. Shall be experienced working with JavaScript (NodeJS), Ruby on Rails, C# (MVC), No Relational / No SQL databases and have the ability to work with multiple open source Ecommerce/CMS solution depending on the project. Along with solid technical experience it is essential you have excellent communication and written skills to be able to document work, communicate with other departments, solid planning skills to ensure projects are completed on time, and the ability to lead / mentor others.

The main duties and responsibilities in this role will include, but are not limited to:




To apply for this position, send your current CV to , with "Lead Web Developer" in the subject line.

A bit about us

YoYo Games joined the Playtech family in 2015. Being based in Dundee, we are thrilled to be at the centre of one of the most beautiful countries in the world, Scotland. The quality of life here is affordable and exciting. We have beautiful cities, vibrant nightlife, skiing, castles, hill walking and beaches all within easy reach of our studio. Dundee has 2 great universities and Abertay is considered one of the top universities to study Games design.

We believe in an open, relaxed and fun environment where creativity and talent thrive and is encouraged every day. From our humble beginnings, we have always ensured that GameMaker was built and developed with usability and efficiency in mind – and that’s no different today. A single code base and a low barrier to entry coupled with a very high skill ceiling mean we accommodate all levels of user, from the hobbyists to the seasoned developers. We then allow all games to run natively across a multitude of platforms including PS4, Xbox One, Android, iOS, OS X, HTML5, Linux, Windows 8, Windows Phone 8 and Windows RT.

About Playtech

Founded in 1999, Playtech is a leading software provider for online gaming operators and can be positively considered as one of the pioneers of the worldwide online and land-based gaming industry. The company's business portfolio consists of the most prominent names in the business, including Bet365, William Hill, PaddyPower, Gala, Coral, Betclic, Winner, Betfair, Poker770, etc. Behind the eminent success of Playtech's products and services there are around 5,000 people located in 14 countries, the majority of whom are engaged in research and development of current and future gaming technologies.

Here at Playtech, we strive to constantly innovate - adding new applications and functionality to our already impressive product suite. You will find yourself working alongside some of the most talented professionals in the industry, with all of them consistently delivering quality work to ensure our brand remains at the forefront of the gaming industry.

For additional information on Playtech, and the Playtech Group of companies, please visit

Playtech is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applicants

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