Tools Developer


April 15, 2019
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PerBlue is looking for a talented Software Developer (Front-End/Tools) to join our team of experienced engineers. We’re a quickly growing independent studio whose free-to-play midcore mobile games have been played by millions people around the world, including our recently launched Disney Heroes: Battle Mode game.

As a Full-Stack Tools Developer, you’ll work with different teams ranging from Live-Ops to Business Intelligence to Customer Support to build internal custom software tools and solutions. These tools will be used every day by these teams and will enable them to do their jobs more efficiently and effectively (and they'll love you for that!). You'll build the high quality behind-the-scenes support infrastructure that our teams will use to better serve our players.


Get an inside look at what it's like to be a Developer with PerBlue here.



  • Maintain existing internal tools used by Live-Ops, BI, Customer Support, and other teams
  • Transition existing tools to modern web frameworks
  • Add functionality to the game servers to support new tool features
  • Work with internal teams to determine tool supported workflow improvements
  • Assist other teams with internal tool needs


Requirements and Qualifications

  • 3+ years JavaScript
  • 1+ year Java or C#
  • 1+ year Vue, React, or Angular
  • 2+ years HTML/CSS


Other Preferred Skills and Experience

  • SQL experience
  • Experience creating user stories
  • Experience with JS build tools
  • Machine learning tools experience a plus
  • Ability to effectively communicate with a variety of stakeholders
  • Self motivated and resourceful with the ability to work autonomously
  • Close attention to detail, process driven, and results-focused
  • Proactive and able to take ownership of tasks and projects
  • Prior experience at a game studio (mobile, console, or PC)


Compensation and Benefits

We offer 6+ weeks of paid vacation and health, dental, and vision insurance as well as a well-matched 401k. We have a catered lunch program, a snack-stocked kitchen, and a refrigerator full of liquid refreshments. You'll get membership to our local hackerspace Sector67 and enjoy our regular socials. You'll be part of an energetic and collaborative environment, and work with a great team. We have flexible hours and are located in a vibrant neighborhood in beautiful downtown Madison.

PerBlue is an independent game development studio based in Madison, WI with a highly skilled team of amazingly talented people. We’ve been named a “Top Developer” by Google, a “Best Place to Work” by Madison Magazine, and “Madison's Favorite Tech Startup” by the Isthmus. This is a full time position based in Madison, WI. Compensation is competitive and based on experience.

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