Unity Developer

Job description

Building an online platform for educational games for children

Building an online platform for educational games for children
Not just a job, but a job with a purpose! Does the idea of making the world a better place appeal to you? So you believe education can change the world in a positive way? And do you think about your own role in this world? Then come work with us!

We at Futurewhiz have a mission to empower children to grow through personalized education. We focus on the growth of children in education with our beloved edutech platforms: Squla, WRTS and Scoyo.

Squla is an online educational learning platform that helps kids in primary school to learn in a fun and attractive way. Squla features thousands of interactive games, quizzes and activities linked to both the school curriculum and actualities. At Squla we are working every day to make learning more fun and playful for children.

At this moment we are looking for a Medior developer with Unity skills. Why? Because we would like to keep on developing our product and services so more children can benefit from learning with Squla.

Your role

In this role you will work in a team of great developers on the Squla gamified educational platform. You will work in an agile scrum environment, collaborating with peers, producers and UX and Visual designers. Although your primary focus will be to develop and maintain the gamified education formats in web and mobile (Unity) app, you could work on all parts of the tech stack if you are able to and interested in doing so.

Why you want to work with us

The Squla office is located in a nicely renovated office on Weesperplein in the centre of Amsterdam. We work hard, play hard and we have a lot of fun and foster an informal yet professional atmosphere.

The Squla crew is a dynamic team that is enthusiastic about creating a fun, new way of learning in this ever-evolving digital age. We believe that a positive work environment not only encourages great teamwork, but is key to motivating our team to produce high quality products. We provide our team members with the resources they need to make sure they can do their jobs properly and get the results we aim for. Although our team is diverse and everyone brings their own interests and uniqueness to the table, every single person is excited about the great work Squla is doing.

Job requirements

You are:

We’re looking for an enthusiastic developer and technology geek, with a strong interest in game development, who is able to get things done with a positive attitude.

You also have:

  • a shiny track record in successful Unity app development, preferably games;
  • experience with complex Unity UI development;
  • a solid academic grounding in computer science fundamentals including design patterns, data structures and algorithms;
  • experience with agile workflows including unit testing and working in sprints;
  • international outlook and affinity with the Squla product and audience;
  • experience with or interest in HTML5 game development;
  • a degree in computer science or equal (HBO/Academic);
  • 3+ years’ experience in API integrations

Nice to have: 

  • experience with multiplayer applications.

If you have a portfolio, please include it to your application.

Due to the Corona crisis, this position is only open to candidates that are from the EU or currently live in The Netherlands and have a work permit. 

Any form of acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.