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Sega Europe


SEGA European Head Office is looking for a Web Developer to join their Online Technology team within the Tech Services department. The position is based in Brentford, West London, and is a hybrid role with 2 days per week in the office and 3 days flexible. The Web Developer will be responsible for supporting the redevelopment of customer-facing applications, integrating emerging technologies, and streamlining development according to standards. The ideal candidate should have considerable experience as a web developer or mid-tier developer, with a passion for gaming and entertainment. The responsibilities include building, supporting, and enhancing key web applications, working with existing backend APIs, collaborating with the Dev Ops team, and working with the rest of the development team using an Agile Scrum framework. The candidate should have expert knowledge using React (Typescript) in the context of Next.js framework, experience using REST APIs, strong JavaScript skills, proficiency in web basics HTML5, CSS3, and strong knowledge using GIT. SEGA is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging, and welcomes people regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, neurotype, socioeconomic background, and whether they are pregnant or on family leave. The interview process includes an initial screening/call with recruitment, a technical take-home assignment, a first stage interview, and a second stage interview to meet the team and discuss company culture.

Job description

Position at SEGA European Head Office

Web Developer

Based at Sega HQ, Brentford, West London.

Hybrid - 2 days per week in the office, 3 days flexible.


Why Us:


SEGA employees are passionate about entertaining the world with creative, innovative experiences while being part of a vibrant gaming community. We are a global company with the resources to match, coupled with a place where everyone knows each other on a first-name basis, working together to create innovative experiences, one community at a time. Our world-class development Studios span the UK, France, Bulgaria, and Canada. Known for quality and creativity above all else, our studios include, Amplitude Studios, Creative Assembly, HARDlight, Relic Entertainment, Sports Interactive, and Two Point Studios.


The Web Developer will join our dynamic and collaborative Online Technology team within our Tech Services department to support the redevelopment of our customer-facing applications, help us take advantage of advances in technology, and to streamline development according to standards. It’s an exciting time for the team with a vision to integrate emerging technologies into the company and to be at the cutting edge of Web Services. The Web Developer will help with several key websites that are vital to the business marketing activities. Our Tech Services department is part of our wider Publishing group who are a highly skilled, engaged, and diverse group of approximately 180+ people spanning Technology, Sales, Marketing, Finance, QA, and more, servicing our development studios, leading the SOE (SEGA of Europe) Publishing services and collaborating with our SOA (SEGA of America) team.


We believe that delivering the best games relies on having the best people, so we are constantly investing in our people through our benefits package, flexible working, and our community-focused, people-centric culture. Our industry-leading compensation and benefits include competitive salary and bonus schemes, private medical insurance, private dental insurance, health screening, electric car scheme, home technology scheme, Microsoft package discounts, and much more!


Why You:


You will be a web developer or a mid-tier developer with considerable experience, ideally working within a fast-paced commercial environment. Ideally, you will have a passion for gaming and entertainment and will thrive working in a team environment within an enjoyable and supportive culture.


Responsibilities include:


  • Build, support, and enhance key web applications.
  • Follow defined designs and turn them into working web applications.
  • Work with several existing backend APIs, integrating into SEGA’s web applications. 
  • Work closely with Dev Ops team to deliver and deploy our web applications.
  • Collaborate and work with the rest of the development team using an Agile Scrum framework.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience:


  • Expert knowledge using React (Typescript) in the context of Next.js framework.
  • Experience using REST APIs.
  • Strong JavaScript skills (experience with newer ES standards is a bonus).
  • Proficiency in web basics HTML5, CSS3 (and use of pre-processors).
  • Strong knowledge using GIT. 
  • Experience with Node.js dependency management tools such as NPM.


Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Belonging:


At SEGA, we celebrate diversity and believe in a diverse, inclusive, and equitable world in which everyone feels valued and respected regardless of what they look like or where they come from. Whether you’re a prospective employee or a full-time member of staff, we want you to feel involved and supported in all aspects of our work and to have amazing opportunities during your time with us regardless of your background.  We welcome people regardless of age, race, ethnicity, disability, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, neurotype, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave.


SEGA is a place where staff have a voice which is integral to our success as a business. Our inclusive, passionate people are empowered to educate, inform, and build awareness through our inclusion and wellbeing staff-led values groups which include DEN (Disability Employee Network), RISE ​(Reinforcing Inclusion through Solidarity and​ Equality), Women at SEGA, PRIDE, SEGA Minds (group supporting mental health), Momiji (group that celebrates our Japanese heritage, language, and culture) and VIBE (our social and engagement committee).


 What to expect / interview process:


  • Initial screening/call with recruitment.
  • Technical take-home assignment.
  • First stage interview – face to face; with review of technical assignment.
  • Second stage interview – face-to-face; to meet the team and discuss company culture.

Location: Brentford, Middlesex

Country: United Kingdom

Date found: 2023-03-24

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