JOIN THE AWARD-WINNING WEBKINZ TEAM!
Ganz' Webkinz has revolutionized the toy industry with its innovative and engaging combination of online and offline play. A true popular cultural icon, Webkinz has been featured on every major television network and was ranked number 2 on Google's 2007 Zeitgeist list of most popular searches.
Now is your chance to join the creative team that has brought this vibrant world to life. Ganz is seeking a talented and motivated person with a proven love of online entertainment for this position:
This position is responsible for design, development and support of a custom web based application, used for a 3D game client. The client will communicate with a back-end system, that will also include Server and DB structure.
- Development and support of custom database-driven web based game client.
- Identification and documentation of business requirements.
- Development of technical and functional design specifications.
- Design and build databases and/or expansions as required.
- Provide input into test plan development and user acceptance testing process.
- Prepare system documentation and act as technical subject matter expert.
- Work with other technical departments to build interfaces and the system infrastructure.
- Completion of a post-secondary program in computer science.
- Five (5) + years IT development and analysis experience .
- Three (3) + years as a 3D/Video Game developer, web based client is an asset.
- Proven experience with Java/PHP based back-end servers.
- MySQL/PostgreSQL databases experience is an asset.
- Working experience using native C++ is desirable.
- Well-developed interpersonal, analytical and technical trouble-shooting skills.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills are absolutely essential.
- Excellent organizational, time management skills with emphasis on detail.
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
- Primary technical requirements include: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree, Object-oriented design and application architecture.
Check out our site at www.webkinz.com